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Yoga Postures Lying on Stomach

Oct 19, 2015 at 11:53 PM PST

Yoga Postures Lying on Stomach

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Cobra Posture

Superman Posture

Locust Posture

Bow Posture

Cobra Posture

This asana resembles a serpent with its hood raised.

Benefits: tones the abdomen, strengthens the entire back and shoulders, improves blood circulation, reduces fatigue and stress.

Superman Posture

The Superman Pose is similar to a flying superman high in the air. This posture is …

Yoga Postures lying on back

Oct 3, 2015 at 11:44 PM PST

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shavasanaCorpse Pose boat posture navasanaBoat Posture bridge posture setubandhasanaBridge Posture fish matsyasanaFish Posture knee to chin presspavanamuktasanaKnee to Chin Press
shoulder stand sarvangasana before the bridgeShoulder Stand ploughhalasana ...
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Yoga in the Office

Nov 28, 2013 at 10:56 PM PST

De-stress yourself at your workplace with yoga

Doing yoga in the office can be fun, innovative and relaxing with many long term benefits. Prolonged work on the computer strains the neck, shoulder and back muscles, which leads to tension and stiffness. Unless attended to properly, it could impact your ability to function effectively at the workplace, affecting your overall quality of life. Office yoga comprises of a sequence of simple exercises you can perform quite unobtrusively at your desk, at any time of the day.

Making office yoga exercises a part of your routine can …

Yoga and the Breath

Nov 15, 2013 at 10:44 PM PST

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The first act of life – breathing. The last act of life – breathing.

Everything else lies somewhere in the middle but seems to assume utmost importance in our life. And this key element called breath, driving our very life journey, how often do we stop to observe the process of breathing in and out during the day? We don’t feel the need to because it is so natural. But do you know a little attention on the way we breathe can open up numerous secrets to good health? Increased immunity, a

Snow Yoga – Shovel Snow with Yoga

Nov 12, 2013 at 11:01 PM PST

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The yoga principles that you apply on the yoga mat can be applied off it too, even while doing simple routine tasks (see housework yoga). Ever thought you could do yoga in heavy snow? While exercising the body and flexing your muscles as you shovel off snow from your driveway, you can also enjoy a yogic experience. Let’s see how.

Note: You will need some specialized equipment to proceed with snow yoga – a shovel, possibly an ice chopper and …

Enrich Family Time with Yoga

Nov 12, 2013 at 10:26 PM PST

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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, children, dogs, and animated yoga mats are all in the fray to reach the rooftop first.

Make yoga a family party

  • It’s fun, light & relaxing
  • Use whatever space you …

Yoga at Home

Nov 3, 2013 at 11:16 PM PST

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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 too will be able to feel the positive energy and happiness around. What’s more, you get a chance to practice them right in the comfort of your home, any time you wish.

Once you have learned yoga techniques properly from a …

Four Types of People

Nov 3, 2013 at 10:40 PM PST

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

“By practicing the habits of friendliness, compassion, happiness and virtues and by being indifferent to misery and sinful vices, your mind is pleasant.”
Patanjali Yoga Sutra #33

Patanjali categorizes people in the world. There can be only four types of people:

  • People who are happy
  • People who are unhappy
  • People who are engaged in good acts, meritorious …

Yoga and Academics- The secret REVEALED

Oct 22, 2013 at 9:47 PM PST

Yoga and Academics – Written by Divya Sachdev and graphics by Guru Anvekar

It was the year 2005. I was sitting comfortably on a yoga mat on a Sunday morning. I was very peaceful and calm. I had felt the same way often in the past few years since I had started practicing yoga. The time I stretched through yoga postures simply flew. Later I sat with a book of Physics and started reading. Something was different. I realized I could grasp more and more. I had seen a major improvement in my grades lately. I knew yoga was working well …

8 Tips to Improve Your Yoga Practice

Oct 20, 2013 at 11:19 AM PST

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We have unique body and level to which we can bend vary. The good news is that the purpose of including yoga in your daily schedule is – not to achieve the perfect bend, but – to bring the body, breath, and mind together. Gear up with these simple tips and get on the yoga mat with a yogi’s attitude.

#1 Respect the limits of your own body. Can you bring your nose to touch your knee in Standing forward bend? Some people can …