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YOGA FOR THE ELDERLY

I have always found myself more drawn to the elderly, in which has also probably led me to specialize more on the geriatrics department and found myself working in a nursing home. With the growing aging population in Singapore, more research is also looking into non-pharmacological approach in tackling the

Vrkshasana (tree pose)

Going with the theme of Isvara Pranidhana of the 8 limbs(as explained in the previous blog posts), I have decided to choose Vrkshasana as a reminder of our connection to the earth and surrendering ourselves to the universe.   HOW TO DO VRKSHASANA STEP 1: Tadasana Before we get into

CONCEPT OF ZERO (SUNYATA) IN ISVARA PRANIDHANA

Ishwara pranidha is the last of the Niyama in the 8 limbs of yoga. WHAT IS ISVARA PRANIDHANA AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? Written in chapter  2.45 of the yoga sutra: samadhi siddhih ishvarapranidhana -samadhi = deepest meditative state -siddhi = attainment -ishvara = God, Supreme Being, Divine, a Deity,

MEDITATION ON ISVARA PRNIDHANA

The essence of practicing of Isvara Pranidhana is to surrender your ego with humility and cultivating trust in the universe no matter what the circumstances. It is only by losing our made belief self that we gain our true self.   In meditation, we can try to use these steps:

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