Coming together in wisdom to make life a celebration

Coming together in wisdom to make life a celebration


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Sunset is a daily party time in my house. I can see you getting green, but some people have all the luck, you see! When the sun is waltzing off to the western end of the world, we are busy with a not-so-elegant scramble in the house – grown-ups, ...
9 tips to practice yoga at home Daily yoga practice at home can help you stay healthy, more productive, calm and happy all day. Besides, these benefits are not just for you to enjoy. Doing these practices at home will not only keep you happy but your family members ...
Patanjali Yoga Sutras – Knowledge Sheet 28 “Maitrikaruna muditopekshanam sukhadukhapunyapunyavishayanam bhavanataschitta prasadanam” maitri = friendliness; karuna = compassion; mudita = happiness; upeksha = indifference; sukha = happiness; dukha = misery; punyaha = virtue; apunya = vice; vishayanam = regarding; bhavanataha = by constant practice;  chitta = mind; prasadanam = pleasant ...
This asana resembles a serpent with its hood raised. Cobra Pose or Bhujangasana is part of the sequence of yoga postures in Padma Sadhana and Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation. Bhujangasana is pronounced as BHU-jung-AAHS-uh-nuh. Bhujang = Snake (Cobra); Asana = Posture or Pose How to do Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana) Lie on your stomach with your ...
This yoga pose, as its name suggests, is excellent for releasing abdominal gas. Pavanamuktasana is pronounced as PUH-vuhn-mukt-AAHS-uh-nuh. Pavana = wind, mukta = relieve or release, Asana = Posture or Pose How to do Wind-Relieving Pose (Pavanamuktasana) Lie on your back with your feet together and arms beside your body. Breathe in and as you exhale, bring ...
This is the period when your body and mind are engaged in the creation of a new life. It can be a unique and valuable experience. Yoga can help you to have an easier, healthier pregnancy and delivery. Practice slowly and gently and the postures and breathing exercises will: ...
  Vriksha – Tree; Asana – Pose The asana is pronounced as VRIK-shAH-sana This posture replicates the graceful, steady stance of a tree. Unlike most yoga poses, the Tree Pose requires keeping our eyes open in order to maintain body balance. How to do the Tree Pose (Vrikshasana) Stand ...
A 37-year-old, busy, multi-tasking woman’s account of how yoga adds zing to her life Married for 12 blissful years, mother of two energetic children, and a bank manager for eight years, I am Nina Singh: a fun-loving, gregarious woman who loves people, exploring new places and looking up exotic ...
A 29-year-old software engineer and a 60-year-old homemaker share how yoga helped them resume ‘normal life’ despite being affected by arthritis. If you thought that a condition like arthritis can only happen at the age of our parents or grandparents and there’s still a long way to go, it’s ...
Ardha Matsyendrasana ardha = half; Matsyendra = king of the fish matsya = fish; indra = ruler. Pronounced: ARE-dah MAT-see-en-DRAHS-anna How to do Sitting half spinal twist (Ardha Matsyendrasana) 1. Sit up with the legs stretched out straight in front of you, keeping the feet together and the spine erect. ...