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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.

This Will Change the Way You See Savasana

Savasana is my favourite part of the yoga asana practice. Some yoga classes hurry through it or even skip savasana, but what you may not know is that savasana is arguably the most important part in an asana class. In this article, we explore the real purpose of savasana, and

What Happens If You Do Anulomvilom Everyday

Nadi Shodana and Anulomvilom Nadi Shodana is a type of pranayama which uses alternate nostril breathing. Nadi Shodana translates to ‘cleansing of the tubular channels where energy flows’, and has a long history in Yoga and Ayurveda. Anulomvilom is a type of Nadi Shodana (alternate nostril breathing), and is known

The Little Bee and Samadhi

A Peculiar Story Today, in our Yoga Teacher Training Course, I learned about Samadhi through a peculiar story as told by Master Sree. The story went something like this: There is a bee on my Teh O cup. The bee enjoys sipping the small drops of Teh O along the

7 Common Mistakes in Warrior 1 (and How to Fix Them)

Does Warrior 1 (Virabhadrasana I) feel too easy for you? If so, there’s a chance that you might not be doing it correctly. When executed correctly, Warrior 1 can actually be a fairly challenging pose. Benefits of Warrior 1 Strengthens and stretches the legs and ankles Stretches the groins, chest,