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Archive for October, 2013

Standing Forward Bend

Tara Raghu Oct 20, 2013 at 11:10 AM PST

Hastapadasana

Hasta- hand; Padah- foot; asana- pose
Pronounced: Has-tah-pada-sanah

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How to practice Standing Forward Bend (Hastapadasana)

  1. Stand straight with feet together and arms alongside the body.
  2. Balance your weight equally on both feet.
  3. Breathing in, extend your arms overhead.

Diabetes? Yoga to the Rescue

Tara Raghu Oct 20, 2013 at 10:40 AM PST

Diabetes – a name that is no longer foreign. These days, this condition can happen to anybody, irrespective of age, place, or genetic history. Yet, there’s nothing to fret about because the condition can be controlled with a little awareness and care. Good …

Yoga and Chanting

Prashanti Laxmi Oct 16, 2013 at 11:29 PM PST

Chanting has been an integral part of all religions through the ages.

As we sit together in one place, we have different thoughts. But when we start chanting, there is one thought and one rhythm in all our minds. All minds become one. This oneness creates a profound energy that …

Yoga Tips for Pregnant Women : Preparing for a healthy and safe delivery

Prashanti Laxmi Oct 15, 2013 at 11:05 PM PST

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Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful experiences gifted to a woman. Yet this nine-month journey brings with it a variety of changes and emotions to juggle with. Yoga can help you …

Five Modes of Consciousness Arise in Your Self

Prashanti Laxmi Oct 15, 2013 at 3:00 PM PST

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Patanjali Yoga Sutras – Knowledge Sheet 6

Five modes of consciousness arises in your Self. What are they? Continues from previous post on Patanjali Yoga Sutra #6

Pratyakshanumanagamaha …

Feeling Pain? Balance Your Body with Yoga

Prashanti Laxmi Oct 12, 2013 at 11:09 PM PST

Are you leaning forward as you read this? Do you tend to put the right foot over the left when you sit?

That nagging pain in the neck or back could result from something as simple as using one side of your body more.

Yoga Programs

Prashanti Laxmi Oct 10, 2013 at 11:41 PM PST

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* I have put on so much weight, I need to get back in shape!

* Weight is not a problem …

8 New Year Resolutions for Yoga Seekers

Tara Raghu Oct 9, 2013 at 9:05 PM PST

new-year-Yoga has been a boon to mankind since its inception around 5,000 years ago. We have witnessed tremendous growth in the world of yoga with the western hemisphere accepting it as a phenomenon and not a cult.

Most of …

Yoga Tips for Winter

Tarla Morparia Oct 9, 2013 at 8:45 PM PST

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Quick yoga and lifestyle tips to help you cope with some common problems which the season brings along and to make you better enjoy winter.

Nothing can be compared to the feeling …

Yoga Breathes Life Into You

Jigna Bhatt Oct 9, 2013 at 8:22 PM PST

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In the thousands of years of our evolution, we humans have certainly come a long way. The past couple of centuries especially have seen the most rapid transformation in our lives. But this transformation has also have had its …