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How to select your Yoga Mat

Yoga Mats

Yoga Mat has become an essential part of a yogi’s kit. Suited for asanas, pranayama and meditation, yoga mats have become popular in the recent years.

Overcome Depression with Yoga

Depression can be managed by various yoga practices and by following the yogic way of life. According to scriptures, bliss is inherent nature of all beings. But in our day to day life, we have lost this inner connection to our own source of joy and bliss. In Sanskrit, the word for health is ‘Swasthya’ which comes from two root words – ‘Swa’ which means Self and ‘Stha’ which means centered.

Yoga for Slipped Disk & Spondylitis

Yoga for Slipped Disk and Spondylitis is based on backward bending asanas, pranayama and yogic relaxation poses. Slipped disk and spondylitis are mostly related to lifestyle and posture defects. The human body has 33 vertebrae, including the 5 that are fused to form the sacrum and 4 that form the tailbone. Disks are the fibrous padding material between 2 vertebrae. It consists of a tough outer layer and a jelly like soft inner layer. The disks act as shock absorbers, when we walk and engage in other movements.

Yoga for Strong and Flexible Back

YOGA FOR STRONG & FLEXIbLE bACK

Do you yearn for a strong and flexible back along with a super flat tummy? So, what’s the relationship between a strong back and super flat tummy? When your back is strong and flexible, you will be able to work on strengthening and toning your core muscles.

Yoga as a Lifestyle

Yoga as a Lifestyle

Yoga as a lifestyle or the ‘yogic way’ has a huge following. It is amazing that a tradition which is more than 5000 years old has today become a popular way of life. The power of yoga lies in its simplicity, flexibility and diversity.

Yoga Asanas are not mere Exercises

Asanas are not mere exercises. Asana vs Exercise

Yoga and exercise are not the same. Today, most fitness programs teach exercises, Yoga asanas, pranayama, Tai Chi, aerobics, martial arts, etc or a combination of these. Though all of these are aimed at maintaining and improving health, few understand the difference between Yoga asanas and other forms of fitness methods.

One Week Juice Cleanse and its Benefits

One Week Juice Cleanse

A one week juice cleanse can be done by those who are familiar with shorter duration juice cleanses. During a juice cleanse, there is a constant supply of calories and nutrients contained in juices, partially meeting our daily needs. A One-week juice fast can be a good cleansing program giving physical, mental and spiritual benefits.

Yoga for Healthy Living

Yoga

In sanskrit the word for health is “Swasthya” which has a profound meaning. It is made of two root sanskrit words – “Swa” or the Self and “Stha” meaning centered. So swasthya can be roughly translated as “Centered in one’s own Self”. In the Indian System, the Self is described as Sat-Chit-Ananda or Being-Consciousness-Bliss. This is the true nature of every being. Any deviation from this state of well-being can be considered as a disease.

Pranayama for Weight Loss

Pranayama for Weight Loss

Pranayama is an effective method for weight loss. Due to our busy lifestyle we tend to have less time for attending fitness programs, going to a gym or going for a morning walk. Practice of pranayama is simple and can be done at home. It can be easily integrated with our daily routine.

Hip Opening Yoga Sequence

Hip Opening Yoga Poses

Hip Opening yoga poses are naturally loved by people with flexible hips. However, if you are among those with tight hips, then you are bound to hate those postures practice in a yoga class. But, you can now allow your worries to take a backseat and breathe comfortably. Just move through this 7-pose, hip-opening sequence and feel the difference it brings to your body.