Published: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:09:33 -0500
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:27:55 -0500If you had never had any exposure to yoga and you just enrolled yourself for an Ashtanga Yoga retreat or a beginner's workshop course, there is a possibility where you might be facing a bit of pre-yoga jitters. The question is how can you tackle this and how can you ensure that your yoga experience is nothing short of great and creates a platform for better understanding going forward. Well, it's quite simple.
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 08:07:09 -0500Learn quick and easy stretches for a sore back. These modified yoga stretches are taught by an instructor with her own chronic back pain. Do standing or seated stretches to relieve that back ache.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:33:42 -0500Pratyahara often seems to be the neglected and misunderstood limb of Patanjali's eight limbed system of Ashtanga yoga. With the other limbs either being more tangible, easier to conceptualise, or so far off we don't even bother, Patanjali's vague fifth limb can be easily overlooked. Patanjali himself only dedicated two sutras to pratyahara in his Yoga Sutras. But, regardless of its obscurity, pratyahara is a very fundamental aspect of yoga.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 10:33:05 -0600Classification of Yoga Postures has always been a discussion in yogic culture. Some yoga schools classify yoga postures as STANDING, SITTING, LYING ON BACK & LYING ON STOMACH. While some yoga school will classify as: FORWAD BENDING, BACKWARD BENDING, TWISTING, INVERSIONS, EXTENSIONS & BALANCING.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:12:34 -0600Without regular cleansing of the system you will not gain maximum benefits from your practices. When the body is free the mind also functions properly. Body cleansing is gained through the practice of shatkarmas or the six purificatory techniques.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017 08:44:46 -0600One of the first and most fundamental questions that you should be asking is whether a yoga teacher training course, can make you competent enough in order to be able to teach others in return. It's quite obvious that the most established yoga trainers around have undergone comprehensive training courses before making a mark in the industry.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:15:23 -0600No matter how very fast the world may develop one thing that the humans cannot simply forget is the very health issue. There are lot many unhealthy habits that have developed over time and this is the exact reason why maybe people can actually ensure of the very fact that the rate of the various diseases have also increased with the time.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:52:03 -0600If you want to relieve your back pain and build up the core strength, just say yes, to do these back and core strength poses that work for nearly every back and every body type. You will feel the difference, in how you move, and feel freer in your daily activities if you incorporate a more daily routine of stretching and strengthening poses for your back.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 07:48:47 -0600Learn some modified yoga poses, to build weak arms, or to build up strength on out of shape arms. You don't need a strenuous mat yoga to increase the stamina, transform your tone and conditioning. Modified yoga is an incredible work out, and not all the strain.
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 11:26:32 -0600Yoga and Ayurveda are two "sister" rehearses that began in India a large number of years back. Presently, a great deal of us know about yoga, and have encountered firsthand-through stances, breathwork, and self-request-its significant advantages. However a significant number of us are not as acquainted with Ayurveda. We may have found out about it in conjunction with yoga, however are not exactly beyond any doubt how, precisely.
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 09:59:47 -0600Making time to relax seems somehow hard nowadays. We almost must force ourselves or plan it as it was another appointment in our daily planer. There is a reason why so many people suffer from a lack of sleep, burn-outs, depression and a bad immune system.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:58:23 -0600Yoga, the body-mind-soul technique, has several sub-branches - Ashtanga, Kundalini, Bikram, Vinyasa, Jivamukti, Iyengar, Hatha Yoga and Yin. What distinguishes them is the specific body part or ailments they target as well as the techniques each of them follow. Iyengar Yoga takes its name from its founder B.K.S. Iyengar, the man who played a key role in introducing yoga to the West. It is a traditional form of yoga that gives importance to breathing exercises (pranayama) and asanas to correct postural alignment. Another highlight feature of Iyengar yoga is the use of props. This form of yoga has several benefits to the body and is one of the most accessible. Here's a list of 7 reasons why I love Iyengar Yoga.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:58:21 -0600For many, learning yoga is all about coming back to its roots and that's India. However, in India too, there are numerous cities to choose from for your next yoga retreat. Goa is a popular choice. Better known as the land of the beaches, Goa has much more to offer than simply yoga. Well, here's a list of 5 reasons to book your next yoga retreat in Goa.
Tue, 27 Dec 2016 14:37:36 -0600Yoga has emerged as a unique discipline for it can act both as a curative and preventive measure. It harmonizes the body, mind and spirit, promoting a sense of overall peace and well-being. There are lots of schools across the globe, where you can train as a yoga teacher and obtain certification, but there's something about India. And here are 5 solid reasons you should do your Yoga teacher training in India.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:00:42 -0600The popularity of yoga therapy is increasing day by day in almost all parts of the world. Millions of people, men, women and old are involving in yoga practice and taking the yoga therapy for treating various mental and physical illnesses.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:20:03 -0600The yoga is a combination of different physical, mental and spiritual activities. These activities help in improving the health standards of an individual. These are not mere exercises. These are considered as the source code of leading a healthy life.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 18:22:03 -0600Whether you have had a broken ankle, or torn the ligaments in the ankle or foot or extreme sprain; modified yoga can effectively strengthen weak ankles. Weak ankles need time to become stronger. The poses take some practice and some patience. If you proceed slowly modified yoga will begin to strengthen your ankles.
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 18:15:55 -0600Modified yoga is actually a really good remedy for leg pain. Many of my clients have hip replacements, knee replacement, sciatica, and at least one has a broken pelvis that has been mending for a year now, severe leg cramps, and blood clots. Modified yoga assist the client at his or her pace of healing.
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 11:53:42 -0600Modified yoga stretches improves flexibility of toes, soles and strengthen the arch of the foot, and the balls of the feet and relieves heel challenges like heel spurs. Overall foot stretching relieves foot pain, and cramps from tight hard shoes or boots.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:54:55 -0600Modified yoga helps improve balance by standing poses on one leg. By strengthening ankles, feet and improving circulation to the toes. By stretching the toes, and arches of the feet. By learning how to grip the floor with your toes.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:48:35 -0600Modified Yoga assists many of my clients in post hip replacement surgery. There are great stretches that help you to maintain your flexibility. It's important to do gentle stretching while you recover from your hip surgery. Modified yoga poses aid in the recovery period.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:47:18 -0600Modified yoga classes assist with coping of post election stress. The emotion that you are feeling from the results of the American election is normal. You can feel relive by attending modified yoga classes. Stay in the present moment to counter stress.
Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:46:24 -0600Distraction and lack of focus becomes a force of habit. People haven't been taught well, how to stay focused. So they just remain in a constant state of distraction. Modified yoga teaches people to focus with intensity.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:07:36 -0600Build your leg strength with a modified yoga class. Free your hips, protect your knees, loosen hamstrings and quad muscles. Build up ankle and foot strength. Modified yoga is easier on the joints, ligaments, and knees.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 18:59:14 -0600Why does modified yoga work to relieve depression and anxiety? First, modified yoga is an easier yoga class, than a regular beginner's class. There is an acceptance, and spirituality that is present in a restorative or modified yoga class. To do the poses well, requires focus, strength, balance, and a willingness to complete the pose.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 06:59:12 -0600Quick and Simple modified yoga stretches that help to relieve shoulder pain. Easy to do standing or sitting. These stretches lengthen the shoulder tendon, to ease shoulder pain.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 08:54:58 -0600Yoga is having an immense impact on various diseases. The Ayurveda, a part of the yoga, cures the diseases after its attack and is the complete medicine subject in its own (beyond the scope of our site). Whereas Yoga Asana and Pranayama also impact on curing the disease by increasing the power of our immune system but mainly they are practiced to avoid the diseases.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 10:36:10 -0500Yoga is suitable for everyone, and there are no restrictions on either gender, or age, or the level of initial fitness. It is considered not just as a sport or exercise, as well as the psychological practice of healing and a course on the recovery of the body. Meanwhile, considering yoga should not be a complete treatment, it is a great addition to the capabilities of traditional medicine.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:06:06 -0500Theoretically, yoga is a means to attain the perfect unison of mind, body and spirit. At the very heart of ancient yogic wisdom is the belief that this ancient practice is actually a well-defined path leading to self-realization and the ultimate evolution of universal consciousness.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:08:32 -0500Yoga not only keeps you fit, it's also of great importance to your mental well being. Studies show that many beginners make plenty of mistakes that jeopardize their success in yoga. These mistakes include: Joining the wrong yoga class Just as there are poor schools, hospitals and other institutions, there are poor yoga classes. You will have an unpleasant experience if you join the wrong class. Many yoga beginners make the mistake of joining cheap schools in the bid of saving money which results to them not reaping the full benefits of yoga.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:19:59 -0500If you are new to yoga this article gives a good introduction to the practice and what to expect. The biggest myth is that you need to be flexible and bend like a pretzel. This is not true! Yoga is a journey, enjoy the ride.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:22:24 -0500I decided to try an Urban Vinyasa Power Flow class. Being a Saturday, I thought the traffic on the way to town would be hellish, but it wasn't, so I arrived half an hour early and was greeted in the changing room by a woman dancing to heavy reggae music. I said hello and she enthusiastically informed me that she had just come off night shift and was energised after having to deal with two deaths just before leaving. Energised by people dying? Really?
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 10:21:49 -0500Relaxing isn't something that comes easy to me. I'm one of those people who travels much of the time at 100 mph and is always on the go. Even when my body isn't, my mind is.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:23:35 -0500Yoga was originated in the ancient India and became popular in the west. It is a traditional Indian philosophy which unites physical and mental health. After regular practice, women will find that the life journey is calmer and happier.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 07:41:12 -0500Obesity has become an international concern. The results of being obese are critical and cause several health ailments. Yoga poses can help you lose some of the excessive weight and assist you in lead healthy life.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:27:53 -0500Congratulations on your pregnancy. You are eagerly waiting for your unborn child to come out into the world in a few months time. How about considering doing some yoga?
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 11:37:37 -0500In modern times, yoga has turned out to be extremely useful to promote mental and physical heath. One would find a number of yoga schools organizing classes and workshops to improve the practice. One must also bear in mind that the right attitude, dedication and discipline are some of the key secrets to go deeper into your practice. However, many times for students, their practice gets affected by injuries.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 13:53:53 -0500Hatha yoga is your basic yoga regime consisting of all the physical postures including Iyengar, Ashtanga and Power yoga. Let us explore this particular yogic practice in a more nuanced fashion. Read on and stay informed.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 08:47:50 -0500There are so many of us who inevitably end up associating yoga with its "physical" attributes. In fact, they shy away from it simply thinking that yoga is strictly meant for the physically fit or the athletic ones. A highly erroneous notion. The concept is far from truth-very far! Yes, it's a physical exercise.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 09:14:41 -0500OK, not everyone gets to sit at their computer in New Zealand close to the ocean but sitting is sitting. So to counteract all that sitting at the computer which makes our mental function feel good about accomplishing cognitive stuff, we still have to take care of the poor old body - the physical function. Doing a few stretches can go a long way to keeping the body flexible, keeping the circulation moving, and keeping the mind from getting overtaxed with too much data.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:24:13 -0500Have you been practicing yoga for years now? Do you want to take your practice to the next level? Do you want to know more than what you already know? Do you want to embrace yoga as a profession?
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:49:22 -0500Should you perform yoga when you're pregnant? Not everyone is comfortable with the idea of exercising during pregnancy. You are scared because you're not sure whether you want to "move your body much" during childbirth. What if an improper body movement ends up hurting your baby? What if you're hurt while doing those stretches?
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:31:34 -0500People think that the practices of Yoga and Meditation are the same. Hence, they use these two words interchangeably. In reality, Yoga is a super set and the Meditation is a subset under this. This essentially brings to focus the way meditation helps people to reach yoga state. This article walks the reader through the process so that he gets the clear picture about the two practices.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:58:57 -0500A yoga teacher training course is designed for yoga practitioners of all levels, looking forward to more profound practice. These courses are divided into different durations. An aspiring teacher can start off with a training program which lasts for 100 hours
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:02:10 -0500It's difficult to decide whether you are ready to take up yoga as a profession from being a regular learner or not. You might as well be practicing it for quite a few years now - but only as a learner - but for those who are absolutely in love with yoga there, does come a time when they try to decide whether they are ready to don the hat of a teacher or not. You might as well not be very confident but let us tell you that it is absolutely necessary to take the leap now because of not one but several reasons.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:05:14 -0500Yoga is a practice that helps us to plunge into the art of healthy living by revealed the fact that it is the true remedy for all ailments. It has helped mankind since time immemorial to maintain mind-body equilibrium.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 08:49:08 -0500The pregnant woman battles with several issues like changing mood, anxiety, fatigue, cramps and breathing problems. During this phase, it is recommended for women to perform yoga exercises.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:56:36 -0500Introduction - A series of exercises that tend to promote the wellbeing of the body and mind is actually called as Yoga. Since it involves the mind and body, it is better to mix it with some hymns to promote better concentration. After all, it is not the religious affiliation that we should look for. Instead, we should see the benefits these yoga exercises fetch when we do them with devotion and application. Due to the immense benefits it gives, now even the foreigners adopt Yoga. They did not look at the religious connotations these exercises or asanas have. These exercises might have originated from Hinduism and Buddhism, but people can practice them without adding the religious flavour to them. This is what people in the west do to reap the benefits of Yoga.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 14:24:43 -0500For many of us, yoga is a way of life. It is a part of our system. While at the onset, it might as well be difficult to comprehend the immense significance of yoga in our lives, a devout practitioner will vouch for its (yoga's) life-altering power.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:22:11 -0500Yoga is not just a trend, it's a way of living and has profited millions of people around the globe. Yoga which is originated from India five thousand years ago is a miraculous boon for humankind. People from all over the world are practicing, in the past yogis in India.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 09:57:10 -0500The yoga instructor constantly guiding you with the right poses and perhaps your diet at times, is not only helping you lose weight but also leading you towards a better quality of lifestyle. Yoga is a way of life. If you are yet to fathom what exactly yogis mean by the unison of soul, body and mind, you can easily figure out what we, here, mean by a better quality of life.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 07:09:02 -0500Yoga with its holistic approach to exercise is unquestionably India's healthiest export to the world. The Western world in particular have lapped up this ancient fitness regime as a spiritual conduit to attain mental and physical nirvana. Practising yoga during pregnancy is good for both the mother and the baby.
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:49:35 -0500When one mentions "yoga", many images may be conjured up. Perhaps you get an image of flower children from the 60's sitting in a circle with their legs in impossible positions chanting "Ohm" around a huge candle in a poorly lit room. Yoga is an ancient art that has been practiced for centuries.
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:48:28 -0500Stress is the number one suspect affecting all parts of our physical, endocrinal and emotional system. And with the help of yoga this things can be corrected. At the physical level, yoga and its cleansing practices have proven to be extremely effective for various disorders. Listed below are just some of the benefits of yoga that you can get.
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:46:57 -0500Yoga is an important part of many lives today. Although it is considered a type of exercise, it has the potential to affect the emotional and psychological health of the individual, not just the physical state.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 12:57:53 -0500Pain, and any aggravation at all in a yoga practice means that it's actually not yoga. A yoga practice works within the boundaries of limitations and by respecting the body's messages, it can very gradually move our boundaries.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 08:14:05 -0500Yoga has all around benefits on the human body and mind. Yoga has different meanings, one of which is balance and here it means the balance between body and mind to bring about a calming influence and endow you with quiet energy. There are dozens of various asanas in yoga.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 13:57:34 -0500Are you well-versed in yoga basics but meaning to go into the heart of this age-old meditation and wellness discipline? A teacher training course in yoga will be perfect even if you are not entirely sure of taking teaching it professionally. But when choosing such a course, remember to check whether some key subjects are being included.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:50:42 -0500Yoga for weight loss is not an uncommon term now. As it earns worldwide acceptance and recognition, people have been ditching the treadmill and opting for Yoga routines in order to maintain the healthy weight. The best aspect of Yoga is that even the simplest of poses and practices are capable of making your weight loss journey smoother.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:30:23 -0500When practicing yoga, the quality of your pose matters and the way you do it, more than the amount of poses you do. By learning how to do the poses properly, we can prevent injuries. Let's list down some of the basic do's and don'ts.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:53:00 -0500Yoga lifestyle revolves around some very empowering ideas - the possibility of unity and harmony between the elements of the universe, reaching the divine through a heightened meditative consciousness, a consistent state of joyfulness and equivalence to the ups and downs in life. Imbibe yoga life mottos in your everyday existence in the form of powerful symbols. Conventional expressions often fall short to depict these bafflingly profound concepts and that is when symbolism comes in handy.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:30:15 -0500Exercising has a lot of benefits. This includes mental, physical, emotional and spiritual. Attending a yoga class offers a more holistic approach to exercise than other traditional approaches. Here is what you can expect when you start attending sessions.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:28:21 -0500The mystical power of Yoga or union with the spiritual powers is bound to touch your life at some point of time. In spite of opposition that might call yoga a form of witchcraft, science has enough evidence to vouch for it's healthy, healing powers on the body, mind,and soul, the holy trinity that constantly propels us towards the point of no return bound to overtake us all. Yet we could make the best use of the present moment in our transient lives and aim for success in professional and family spheres in order to leave that indelible mark upon the society and the family to be remembered for generations to come just like the Egyptians and their pyramids.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:18:42 -0500A little story on how I fell in love with open air Yoga classes on the Channel Island of Guernsey. The Bailiwick of Guernsey, situated 90 miles south of the UK and 30 miles west of France, is an island with a lot going for it, beautiful beaches, warmer temperatures then the UK, and now, open air Yoga classes in locations that would be hard to beat for view and beauty.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:57:04 -0500Our back muscles usually do not get much exercise in our daily activities and therefore the tendency of getting back aches and posture defect increases. In order to avoid this, we must practice Bhujangasana or the Cobra Pose, which is one of the best yoga asanas for strengthening the back muscles.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:51:54 -0500From assisting you as you learn new yoga poses, to deepening stretches, to creating new balance challenges, the yoga wheel has something to offer everyone. It's versatility makes it great for general stretching and exercise as well, so you don't even have to be a yogi to reap the benefits. To get started, here are 4 simple stretches you can do to open up your chest, back, and hips.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 10:43:44 -0500A large number of people who plan to have a vacation also wish to capitalize the most from it. They wish having a fun time while also doing things that would do their body as well as their mind a world of good like registering for traditional exercise retreats.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:32:04 -0500Do you feel inferior to being a short person? If yes, then you no longer need to brood over this problem. This article will provide useful suggestions to increase your height with the practice of Yoga. Undoubtedly, Yoga is really a miracle for all of us.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:34:41 -0500Weight loss, a strong and flexible body, glowing beautiful skin, peaceful mind, good health - whatever you may be looking for, yoga has it on offer. The practice of yoga help to boost oxygen levels in the brain that lowers the stress and makes you happier.
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:29:08 -0500The yoga and meditation reduces stress and risk for various diseases, improved well-being and a rewired brain. But there are a few experiments to support these claims. A study published in Biological Psychiatry shows that a mindfulness meditation can change the brains of ordinary people and potentially improve their health.
Wed, 06 Jul 2016 13:09:29 -0500It would be wrong to say that the children do not feel the stress. School classes, homework, video games, outdoor games, competitions, kid rivalry and parent diktats have a profound effect on their happiness. Yoga can help even the kids come out of these stresses.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 07:40:26 -0500It is tiring and at the same time monotonous to keep on working for a long time, and that is when you need a break to rejuvenate yourself. The best option is to go for a travel trip, but even that can be strenuous at times.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 08:23:42 -0500Yoga is good for you. It's good for your health. It helps you get physical and mental benefits. It's an ancient philosophy of achieving total. It's an age-old healing system of achieving total health. People from ancient times have benefited from it to get a sync between the mind, body and soul.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:01:05 -0500A great many people who plan on enjoying a haven also fancy getting the most out of it. They are keen on having a great time even as they do the things that are going to be a blessing for their body and also their mind. This is the reason why they sigh themselves up for conventional exercise retreats.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:49:38 -0500Hatha Yoga is a classical style of yoga which cultivates deeper awareness of the poses, attention to alignment, understanding of breathing techniques, and exploration of the mind as well as of the body. Hatha Yoga is the most widely practiced form of yoga in the world.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:26:47 -0500Know some important facts about our ancient practice of YOGA and learn some basic Yogasanas (Yoga Postures) on the occasion of International Yoga Day. Yoga is a mental, physical and spiritual practice that originated in India. It is an ancient practice. The word Yoga means Unity which symbolizes the unity of mind and body. Ideally practicing yoga regularly in the morning provides outer and inner relief. It keeps away the countless ailments at both physical and mental level. Practicing the various Asanas strengthens the body and mind creating a feeling of well being. It sharpens the mind, improves brainpower and help in high level of concentration.
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:38:15 -0500Among the various ancient activities that were carried out, yoga is the one that has been gaining a mass appreciation. In this new world, you will find many people are getting closer to this practice.
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 08:20:11 -0500Many people believe skipping meals makes them fit and fine. If you are one of them you might want to reconsider your thoughts on that, as this is just a myth. One has to strike a fine balance between diet and workout in order to stay healthy. Yoga can help you do that. Here's a look at the various styles you can practice
Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:22:06 -0500Yoga is a 5000 year old art if not a science which originated in India. It is derived from the word 'yuj' meaning union of our own consciousness with the ultimate or the divine consciousness.
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 08:47:03 -0500It's easy to chisel and tone the body. Gyms are there to help you get a fit and sculpted body. But the question is, would that be enough to lead a happy life? No, because happiness is not about only having a chiselled and sculpted body but it's much more than that. It's rather about having both physical and mental fitness together. It's also about keeping the mind, body and soul in a perfect sync.
Thu, 19 May 2016 14:00:11 -0500This article is an overview of the types of Yogis. I have tried to be specific. I hope you like it.
Thu, 19 May 2016 10:57:52 -0500Ayurveda treats disease based on the body types. The human body has three elements which decide and govern the functioning and systems. These elements decide the body built, personality and the body's response to different kinds of ailments. The elements are referred to as doshas in the ancient medical science of Ayurveda. Yoga is one of the ways to treat these doshas.
Thu, 19 May 2016 05:56:31 -0500So the big question, why did I stick to Bikram yoga religiously for the first 2 years of my life? For 5 days a week for 90 minutes of my day. Was it because there was some kind of gratifying moment when I could finally touch my toes and bend so far backwards I could literally see my calves? Well, yes and no.
Tue, 17 May 2016 12:41:23 -0500So I presume many of you would have your own form of routine or exercise in your weekly schedule to try and find some sort of balance in your personal life, among many other things. Personally, I was at a stage in my life where I had so much on my plate that all I wanted was a way out to release all of that. Especially towards my emotional & mental well-being. That's when 4 years ago I found yoga and it changed my whole life from that moment forward..
Thu, 12 May 2016 10:17:16 -0500Yoga is the practice of elevating the life force. This is done by rekindling the Kundalini, which is energy existing in our body in a dormant form. The first point of Kundalini is at the base of the spine, known as root chakra. The energy lies in the seven chakras and all the yogic poses are directed towards igniting this energy. When this energy is released, the body and mind reach a state of balance, which is very beneficial for the body at physical and mental level.
Thu, 05 May 2016 06:22:31 -0500Stress is a very serious challenge that people try to deal with everyday. In fact, it always has its own way of manifesting itself into our body, even when we try to ignore it. A lot of people complain that they experience physical symptoms caused by stress and almost all of them constantly experience psychological disorders like anxiety.
Wed, 04 May 2016 15:19:24 -0500Every year, more than six hundred thousand persons suffer from heart disease in the western world. However, factors that cause the disease can be controlled but it is done.
Wed, 04 May 2016 13:31:16 -0500There are many benefits to gain from practicing yoga. It can help you to cope with stress and improve your general wellbeing, and in addition, help to develop strength, flexibility, balance, as well as coordination.
Wed, 04 May 2016 12:33:45 -0500People often see the frailty that is peculiar to osteoporosis and Osteopenia, as a normal condition that is associated with aging, but this is not the case. However, medical research that were carried out, shows that these conditions are not about aging but the inactivity that causes bones to become weak and break easily.
Wed, 04 May 2016 11:45:07 -0500It is a popular saying that if you do not use it, you will lose it. However, this adage holds true for numerous things in our lives and one of such is flexibility. However, the truth is that we are born not just to move, but move properly.
Wed, 04 May 2016 06:54:09 -0500There are many reasons why you should register for a teacher training program if you truly want to take your yoga career to the next level. Besides, it should not just be a teacher training program, but a program that will allow you to learn and be exposed to more and more details about yoga.
Mon, 02 May 2016 12:12:48 -0500Yoga offers a lot of benefits. In fact, it can do wonders for neck problems too. In addition, it can also teach safer, healthier posture habits that will make your practice to go smoothly
Mon, 02 May 2016 11:58:15 -0500A lot of people occasionally suffer from neck pain and stress-related tension. However, some experts have said that meditation may offer a long-term relief to people suffering from this condition.
Mon, 02 May 2016 11:56:46 -0500It happens to most of use. Sometimes, we make out plenty of time in our daily schedule. We ensure that we eat well, feed well, and rest well. We tidy up the surrounding so that we do not have anything else to do but create. Yet, when we finally sit ourselves down to make things happen, our minds are as blank as the white plain sheet of paper. If what you do for a living demands your creativity, then you might have experienced this stifled creativity at one point or another.
Mon, 02 May 2016 11:55:44 -0500When you check the word "yoga" in Google, the image about the subject that you will see on the internet are all too similar. What you may likely see are tall, bendy, Caucasian people, especially women who are folded into pretzel-like poses.
Mon, 02 May 2016 11:53:47 -0500Our minds, is a complex place where our somatic as well as past emotional imprints are very deep. In fact, the adventure of being a mother brings out all of these traits including the ones we did not even know we had. However, these imprints can be very surprising. It might even be frightening sometimes.
Mon, 02 May 2016 11:21:14 -0500Restorative yoga postures can be very effective, especially when they used to prepare the body for deep and restful sleep. Although you can make use of an hour or more to train your body for this, but making the time short can also be very useful too.
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 06:28:53 -0500The first and number one commodity for parents is time. In fact, time is everything. However, as we venture into motherhood, it will be as though you went into vortex where time as you experience it before is now rare.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:55:17 -0500How do people view Vinyasa yoga? Do they see it as a workout or a calisthenics class? Do they think it is a yoga version that is all about sweating out without a meditation component? Well, if your views are similar to the ones provided above, then you will change your views about Vinyasa yoga after reading this.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:48:02 -0500Especially for new moms, for them to strengthen their core, all it takes is to re-establish the connection to the transverse abdominis. Another way is for her to posses the ability to connect her front body to her back body. However, on a deeper level, it also involves re-engaging with one's self and power.