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Yoga Asanas All Types
November 26, 2023

Yoga Asanas All Types

When you feel tired and weighed down by stress, a lack of exercise, and poor food choices, give your body and mind a reboot with a detox. A detox doesn’t always mean a rigorous diet, juice fast, or ingesting a combination of nauseating herbs. You can detox through yoga too, with a practice that’ll leave you feeling cleaner on the inside and more energetic on…

Tada Asana Yoga
November 16, 2023

Tada Asana Yoga

Many common ailments and discomforts can be traced to poor posture. If the spine is not properly aligned or if there is tightness or stiffness in the back, the result is often an imbalance in the body. When this imbalance becomes chronic many kinds of disorders arise in the organs, glands and nervous system. Performing the tada-asana allows one to observe one…

Meditation, Asanas
October 27, 2023

Meditation, Asanas

Four Asanas are prescribed for the purposes of Japa and meditation. They are Padma, Siddha, Svastika and Sukha. You must be able to sit in any one of these four Asanas at a stretch for full three hours without shaking the body. Then only will you get mastery over the Asana (Asana Jaya). Then only can you take to the practice of Pranayama (control of breath) and…

Bikram Asanas
August 28, 2023

Bikram Asanas

Bikram yoga, a discipline that takes its name from it s founder, is today one of the most popular forms of yoga. Those who are new to yoga itself may find it surprising, but there are various schools of thought and different disciplines within yoga. Hatha yoga and bikram yoga are probably the two most popular of these disciplines. While they do share a lot in…

Beginner Yoga Asanas
July 29, 2023

Beginner Yoga Asanas

But it’s imperative to remember that yoga is not a skill, it’s a lifestyle — and it’s for everyone. You, too, can practice yoga. All it takes is consistently meeting yourself on the mat. Don’t let the myriad of philosophies, teachings, poses and asanas intimidate you. Just start somewhere, and when the time is right, you will pick up all of these deeper aspects…

Asana Meditation
June 22, 2023

Asana Meditation

Waking up in the everyday world usually means arising from sleep and opening your eyes. In yoga and meditation traditions, the act of awakening connotes removing the sleepiness of misperception and ignorance, allowing one to witness reality clearly. This awakening is often translated from the sanskrit word bodhi. You may recognize this word as part of other concepts…

Asanas for back Pain
June 22, 2023

Asanas for back Pain

You don t naturally experience these movements daily and therefore, you need to move your body in certain ways to revive tired muscles that are working constantly. But before you do, you must note that these poses help in relieving muscular back pain. If you are suffering from pain related to spine ailments, degenerative disc disease or arthritis, please consult…

Total Yoga Asanas
May 3, 2023

Total Yoga Asanas

Yes, weight training can be an effective way to bulk you up and improve your total body strength, but yoga can also be an excellent way to strengthen the muscles creating functional strength that assists in performing everyday activities like lifting, walking, standing and sitting. So, practise these yoga asanas recommended by yoga expert Abhishek Sharma. Utkatasana…

Patanjali Yoga Asanas
May 2, 2023

Patanjali Yoga Asanas

As a former collegiate gymnast, most yoga poses have come easily to me. I can do a Handstand with ease and transition from arm balances to inversions gracefully and weightlessly. And if you look at all those photos and videos of me doing the physical practice of yoga or peer at my life from the outside, it might look like I have it made, like I don’t have a care…

Name of Yoga Asana and Picture
April 17, 2023

Name of Yoga Asana and Picture

A picture of the pose (and often a couple of videos) Benefits Contra-indications (reasons for avoiding the pose) How to get into the pose Alternatives and Options (sometimes with pictures) How to come out of the pose Counter poses Meridians and Organs affected by the posture Joints affected by the posture Recommended hold time Names of similar yang asanas Other…

Meaning of Asana
April 4, 2023

Meaning of Asana

Euphorbiaceae (castor, euphorbia, or spurge family) » Bridelia retusa bree-DAY-lee-uh -- named for the Swiss botanist Samuel Elisée von Bridel (1761-1828) re-TOO-suh -- meaning, rounded and notched tip commonly known as: spinous kino tree • Assamese: কহিব, kuhir • Bengali: geio • Chinese: 大叶土蜜树 da ye tu mi shu • Garo khasi • Hindi: ekdania, काझी kaji, kasai…

Asana Yoga Poses PDF
November 10, 2017

Asana Yoga Poses PDF

Chances are at least one person in your life—a family member, someone you work with, or a good friend—has high blood pressure and takes one or more pills a day to bring it under control. Why so likely? Because high blood pressure—what doctors call hypertension—affects one in three adults in the United States. Elevated blood pressure, which increases the risk…

Names of Yoga Asana
April 14, 2017

Names of Yoga Asana

Shri Ramakrishna – one of the greatest yogis of the 19th century – often remarked that all, what we can perceive by the senses and for what we can find a name (the nama-rupa concept) is far from the Essence that cannot be named or seen. Further, that this is what keeps us anchored on the basic level of human existence. He also mentioned the kamini kanchan theorem…

Simple Asanas
November 6, 2020

Simple Asanas

We’ve all been there… you’re working on a project and you have to wait for someone else to finish their part of the work before you can get started on yours. Every day (or maybe every hour) you spend valuable time checking in on their progress. Or maybe you assume they’ll let you know when their piece is done, only to find out they’d finished it last week, and…

Yoga Asanas Images and Names
December 18, 2020

Yoga Asanas Images and Names

Because the practice of yoga includes learning so many new postures, yoga asana images are great learning tools both for remembering the postures as well as learning to execute them correctly. Using Yoga Asana Images Taking yoga classes with an experienced instructor is the best way to learn yoga properly, but supplementing these yoga classes with your own at-home…

Yoga Asanas Photos with Names
April 22, 2020

Yoga Asanas Photos with Names

Downward Facing Dog Photo Credit: iStock.com Come into a plank position, bend your knees, and push your bum up and back like a dog having a big stretch, while keeping your spine straight. Benefits: Builds strength in arms, shoulders and legs Prevents bone degeneration Inversion poses bring blood to brain, improving brain activity and awareness Cobra Lie down…