Improve Posture

ALL POSTS FROM CATEGORY


Sitting Posture in Yoga
March 21, 2019

Sitting Posture in Yoga

Asana – the Sanskrit term for a pose in yoga, literally translates to “position of sitting”. Hence, yoga essentially means how you place yourself . This is precisely the reason why most yoga classes begin with sitting poses. However, there are other reasons to this as well, such as low risk of falling, more control over body, better joint and spine opening through…

Hot Yoga Postures
November 24, 2020

Hot Yoga Postures

If you ve ever arrived early for a yoga class, you ve probably noticed your fellow students running through some simple stretches on their mats. Though most classes do start with a warm-up sequence, it s a good idea for you to know a few basic poses that will help get you ready for the session ahead. In addition to preparing your physical body, doing a few poses…

Meditation Posture for Beginners
December 3, 2016

Meditation Posture for Beginners

If you examine the meditation poses depicted in the world’s great spiritual traditions, you’ll find that they all have one thing in common — the unshakable stability of a mountain or tree. Look at the kneeling pharaohs in the Egyptian pyramids, for example, or the cross-legged Buddhas in Indian caves or Japanese temples. They sit on a broad base that appears…

Names of Yoga Posture
December 15, 2016

Names of Yoga Posture

If you are a regular runner, you are probably familiar with aches and pains in the back, legs, knees, ankles and hips that can sometimes creep up on you during or after a run. They can even occur as a result of consistent running sessions throughout a longer period of time. Although running and yoga are not always thought of as being fitness partners under the…

Fix Posture Fast
December 15, 2021

Fix Posture Fast

Dear Lifehacker, I spend all day at my desk, and over time, I ve noticed my posture has gotten worse and worse—and I m even feeling some occasional back pain. How can I fix it? Signed, Perpetually Bent Dear P.B., We re sorry to hear about the back pain! You re right—a good posture can go a long way in avoiding chronic backache, headache, chest pain as well as…

How to Cure Bad Posture?
May 11, 2022

How to Cure Bad Posture?

What causes it? According to Ben McChesney, Osteopath at Pure Sports Medicine, the most common causes of poor posture are lack of regular exercise and long periods of time spent hunched over at a desk. As a result, muscles and wrappings of muscle and connective tissue in the body, called fascia, shorten. As well as making you look hunched this can limit your…

Yoga Posture for weight Loss
December 24, 2020

Yoga Posture for weight Loss

Fights Stubborn Fat The reason yoga is such an effective workout for weight loss is because it fights stubborn fat stores, especially as you age. There are a number of reasons for that, including strength and muscle development, lower stress levels, connection of the mind with the body, and overall happiness. By changing your mood and attitude and making you…

Yoga Posture Pictures
December 12, 2020

Yoga Posture Pictures

By 90 Degree by Reflex | Posted in | | Like drinking your morning coffee, rolling out the yoga mat and doing yoga becomes one of the most satisfying habits you could ever develop. Yoga gives you the self-confidence, mindfulness, and energy to make your day the best it could be! While completing a full yoga series is ideal, we might not have that hour to spare…

Yoga back Posture
July 22, 2021

Yoga back Posture

YOU MIGHT LIKE THIS TOO Have you ever looked around and noticed how many people stand hunched over? Whether our less than proper posture is due to all the time spent hunched over computers, or if it simply our nature that makes us want to protect ourselves, a few asanas can have you standing tall in no time. 1. Mountain Pose Mountain Pose may look like just standing…

Lady Posture
July 13, 2018

Lady Posture

Here’s a grimly edifying set-piece for twenty-first-century feminists to ponder: when my grandmother was a teenager at Greenwich Academy, a girls’ prep school in Connecticut, she and her fellow students were required to pose nude for photographs taken by the P.E. teacher. Once a year, in a mirrored studio on campus, they would shed their itchy, matronly uniforms—green…

Advanced Yoga Postures
October 4, 2016

Advanced Yoga Postures

CHECK THIS OUT TOO Yoga is not about folding yourself into a pretzel, but let’s be honest, we all love to see the advanced yoga practitioners and teachers tying themselves into unbelievable knots! Careful though, most of the poses are not for the faint hearted (let alone yoga beginners). Needless to say, these are advanced yoga postures and should only be practiced…