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Archive for July, 2010

Yoga for children : playing in childhood’s sun

Poornima Raman Jul 30, 2010 at 2:10 PM PST

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By Hetal Mehta

Bringing up a child in today’s stressed world that has constant pressures thrown from all sides, is full of challenges for most parents. Yoga offers good solutions to parenting kids and nurturing human values in them. …

Yoga Wear | Secrets for choosing the right yoga clothes

Poornima Raman Jul 27, 2010 at 2:05 PM PST

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The main objective of choosing the right yoga wear is so you can just forget about it during yoga practice. At dawn, when the rest of the world is still and quiet, I reserve special yoga-time for a …

Yoga and Creativity: Catch the wave!

Poornima Raman Jul 23, 2010 at 2:00 PM PST

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By Marilyn Galan

Creativity is like the breaking waves at the ocean’s surf. The surfer waits for the right wave and when it materializes, the surfer latches on, riding its crest until the destination. When the big wave of …

The Yoga of Eating

Poornima Raman Jul 18, 2010 at 1:56 PM PST

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By Babeeta Chhabra

As I sit down to eat the khichdi I made (a light rice and lentil porridge), filled with delightful veggies, topped with melted ghee and ground pepper, I watch the steam rise from my plate in …

Types of Food

Poornima Raman Jul 10, 2010 at 1:46 PM PST

There are three Types of Food:

Sattvic Food

  • Sattvic foods are those which purify the body and calm the mind
  • Cooked food that is consumed within 3-4 hours can be considered sattvic
  • Examples – Fresh fruits, green leafy vegetables, nuts, grains and fresh milk

Rajasic Food

  • They stimulate the body and mind into action. In …

Living with awareness – Yoga for life with greater joy and productivity

Poornima Raman Jul 7, 2010 at 1:40 PM PST

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You manage to do many activities with full attention, but sometimes there is no mental relaxation. And there are other moments when your awareness seems to have expanded, but the mind is not sharp.

Is it then possible to …