When was the last time you stopped to take a deep breath, the kind of breath that fills your lungs and then carries away your stress in a long exhale??? Like a heartbeat, breathing is integral to our well-being, but it is not something we stop to think about or remember.
Taking for granted that one has already practiced purakas and rechakas of ten and twenty seconds respectively, for a month or so, one should, on the first day, introduce holding of breath in the last round, for ten seconds.
Okay, what is a Chakra? Chakra is a Sanskrit word literally meaning wheel or circle. In a deeper sense, the word describes the whirlpools or vortices of energy located along the central axis of our bodies, in the â€œdeepâ€ or astral spine.
It was a secret that was well-kept through the annals of Indian history. This meditative technique was revealed by Mahavatar Babaji in 1861 who taught it to Lahiri Mahasaya, one of his disciples, who in turn, took it to the world.
It is no brainer.. Yoga involves various postures and movements. Many of yoga postures are simple and not very strenuous, except when one does power yoga.Â Some postures in yoga require supports and this is where yoga equipment plays an important role. For instance, you should always ensure that the yoga outfit that you use is… Continue reading Why the right Yoga Equipment(s) matters ?
Did you know that Yoga meditation is fast gaining popularity in the world.? Yoga today is being regarded as a very effective alternative to conventional medicine.
It’s no brainer.. Yoga is increasingly gaining popularity as more and more people resort to it in an effort to de-stress after a hectic, chaotic day. If you are new to yoga and have decided to go it alone and not join a yoga class, you would need to do a lot of research on… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide To Yoga Positions
Who else wants to do Power Yoga? Power Yoga is a new age mantra and you would probably have heard this term many times over in recent times. Or maybe youâ€™ve already gotten lured and started practicing power yoga. Whether you have already started the practice of power yoga or are still thinking about it, it… Continue reading Power Yoga or the New Age Yoga
With alternate medicine gaining popularity with everyone it is no wonder that yoga as a form of alternative treatment has also started making its presence felt all over the world. This type of exercise has been around for 5000 years if not more. Those who are regulars will vouch for its effectiveness and the fact… Continue reading Different Forms Of Yoga
What if you could destress using these yoga positions? Yoga is an age-old practice and has been followed by people especially in the Asian subcontinent, from time immemorial. Research shows that yoga originates from Hindu philosophy, the word yoga coming from a Sanskrit word meaning â€˜unionâ€™. To attain this, practitioners of yoga must follow some… Continue reading Key Yoga Techniques That Help In Relaxation