Yoga Articles

Yoga for Children with Special Needs (ASD)

A little bit of neuroscience behind ASD To appreciate the impact of yoga on children with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), let’s first understand brain waves. There are 5 main types of brain waves that oscillate in certain intensity and patterns to communicate through our brain regions. Different brain waves are

Meditative State through Sound Baths

Dhyana, or meditation, is the 7th limb of Ashtanga Yoga. It is described as the uninterrupted flow of the mind. To help us understand this, Master Sree compared our mind to a sea of fishes, or thoughts. When a thought pops into our mind, imagine it as a fish jumping

Raising arms forward or sideway?(The Anatomy of Arms Raising)

This post talks about the 2nd posture in Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation) – Ardha Chakrasana (Half Wheel Pose) Having attended yoga classes over the years, I have quietly observed how others raise their arms up to get from Samasthiti (with Prayer Pose) to Ardha Chakrasana (Half Wheel Pose). It may

Swaying and grounding: A lesson on tapas

Swaying with the wind I have always been a free spirit and am known for following my heart and following my passions. I still stand by it, but admittedly, this way of living has its own sets of challenges. In my 20s, I was explorative, and jumped at new experiences.