Yoga Articles

Prenatal yoga benefits

My first yoga journey started when I was pregnant. I wanted to stay fit while pregnant and make new friends. I made good mommy friends through my yoga studio. And prenatal yoga also helped me a lot physically and emotionally. Overall, both of my pregnancies were very smooth, and I

The power of meditation

Everyone knows that stress can have negative effects on the body and brain. While it is sometimes possible to eliminate the source of stress, often that is not a viable option. Some stress is unavoidable in day-to-day life. The key is therefore to manage stress. And meditation is one of

Bitilasana and Marjaryasana (Cat and Cow pose)

After having two kids and breastfeeding for over two years my shoulders became increasingly hunched. When you carry a young child you naturally round your back to carry them close to your chest. After a while, I started having serious neck and back pain which also led to bad headaches

Piriformis syndrome

Piriformis syndrome   Before my YTT journey, I occasionally felt this pain on my upper legs especially when I walked too long, and due to some yoga practice, I thought it was my alignment of my feet and tried to walk abit differently to try things out to make my

Meditation meaning and benefits

Meditation meaning and benefits Meditation Meditation is also mentioned in the Ashtanga 8 limbs of yoga, particularly Dhyana. Like the physical practice of yoga, dhyana also forms a profound connection with the universe by doing mental exercises to bring you to a higher state of consciousness. This connection happens in

Yoga Philosophy

Yoga Philosophy – to your own story As a student, practitioner, and soon-to-be teacher, the philosophy of yoga has allowed me to create a deeper awareness; gaining awareness within, of oneself and with the interactions with the world. Yoga is not just bound to postures and alignments or the physical

Meditation Tips

Meditation has always been on the radar for its positive side effects on our lives in today’s world. COVID-19 has taken a huge toll of many of our lives when we were forced to be isolated in our homes and not allowed to do social interactions with others during the

Yoga Philosophy

The philosophy of yoga will help us connect deeper to the study of our yoga as a teacher, practitioner and student. Throughout my YTT journey, I have learned much about the background of yoga and the many meanings behind various asanas and why we do pranayama. There are many different

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