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Analysis on the Hip Anatomy in Warrior II Pose

The hip is a ball-and-socket joint, where it is the largest weight bearing joint in the body. The joint allows for several types of movement in the body: Flexion, extension, abduction, adduction, external rotation, internal rotation and circumduction. Healthy hips should allow such movements easily, but there are some limitations

Does your yoga attire affect your physical or mental state of yoga?

Yoga studios in Singapore do not have a set attire for yoga practitioners to wear, but states that they should be dressed comfortably in appropriate attire for movement. Generally women attending yoga classes would be dressed in tight fit spandex, slim tight fit tights and a sports bra. Does this

3 Gunas in life

In the 3 gunas’ philosophy, Sattvic, Rajasic and Tamasic are defined as the 3 fundamental qualities. These 3 gunas are generally defined as follows:               Sattva: goodness, calmness, harmonious               Rajas: passion, activity, movement               Tamas: ignorance, inertia, laziness 3 gunas have a wide range of application as they basically

Yoga philosophy – applying 8 limbs of yoga in life

The 8 limbs of yoga are known as the guiding philosophy of Ashtanga yoga practices. By following the 8 limbs, it guides yoga practitioners to Samadhi, which is the spiritual enlightenment and meditative consciousness. After getting to know how the 8 limbs of yoga is composed of, I start to

Yoga Anatomy – how it helps our yoga practice

Known as a both spiritual and physical practice, yoga requires practitioners to not only approach it with a clear and humble mind, but also to understand the anatomy to be able to develop into deeper practices and asanas. Movements of muscles and joints Before starting with yoga practice, we need

Short yoga sequence to recover from cough

I happened to get Covid-19 right before the TTC exam week and have to postpone it. This was my first time contracting Covid despite the pandemic having started years ago. Apart from having all flu-like symptoms: fever, runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezes and body aches; it has left me with

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