“Svadhyaya ishta devata samprayogah”, Yoga Sutra 2.44 Svadhyaya is the fourth of the Niyamas from Patanjali’s 8 limbs of the yoga sutra. The meaning of Swadhyaya is self-study and reflection to acquire the virtues or positive qualities on a yoga journey. I always thought I knew myself. I know what
Salamba Sarvangasana, the queen of asanas, is a basic inversion supine pose. In this pose the body is lifted up vertically, balanced on the shoulder, and the hands support the back with the help of proper breathing. Salamba = To support, Sarva = All, Anga = Limbs In this posture
Throughout my life, I never practiced yoga. I couldn’t understand all the excitement around yoga. I’m not a person who will wear fancy outfits, and all of the fashionable poses, that were pictured on social media, seemed impossible to me. Then I had foot surgery on both feet. I couldn’t
Breathing is the very essence of life. Deep, calm breathing can influence our mind and on the other hand, when we are stressed, our mind and thought can affect our breathing to be faster.Every yoga class starts with focusing on the breath. It can be deep breaths or breathing practice.