Yoga Articles

How I started my yoga journey

My fate with Yoga started when I was 10. It wasn’t Yoga practice itself, but the ballet classes that I’ve been taking for more than a decade ago. All the graceful postures that other seen on stage was a small part of all the sweats and commitments behind the scenes.

Yoga philosophy – Chakras

The Sanskrit word chakra translates to a wheel or disk. In yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, this term refers to wheels of energy throughout the body. There is a total of 114 chakras, but the 7 main chakras are aligned along the spine, starting from the base of the spine to

Trapezius & Yoga

Trapezius is named for its trapezoidal shape. It is a large, flat, superficial muscle that covers upper back and part of the neck and shoulder area. It has three functional parts:1) Descending (superior)2) Transverse (middle)3) Ascending (inferior)The trapezius has multiple origin and insertion points because of its size. Descending (superior)

Pranayama (Benefits / effects)

What is Pranayama?Pranayama is the 4th limb of 8 limbs of yoga. Prana means “vital life force”, and yama means to gain control. Thus, pranayama is abreathing technique used to control and modify the amount, quality, flow, and direction of vital energy in the body. Pranayama is oftendefined as “breath