Yoga Articles

Navasana

Navasana (Nava=Boat) Tiny thoughts: Engage your abdominal muscles babe! I am terrible at this pose but I am about to change things around! The next time, you will be hearing. “I love this Asana!” I have been working on my abs. Sitting in a V-shape with my sit bones grounded

Till there was you….

I am gonna save the breath for alot of people. I ain’t gonna mince my thoughts.  I am not an angel, never was and never will be. If you know me well enough, you will know I live by these two words: Carpe Diem. With that, it has brought me

Reincarnation

Reincarnation: the rebirth of life after death. It explains why and where we are born, who our parents are, how we look like physically,  how much wealth we have and the fortunate and unfortunate events we meet in this life. How our life works in this life depends on our

Actions begets consequences

Action [Definition]: The process of doing something in order to achieve a particular end result. Consequences[Definition]: An end result that happens because of a particular action or set of conditions. So, what do these 2 words have to do with yoga philosophy? Hint: Karma yoga! It does not simply end

When Garbha Pindasana Cannot Be Said or Done Without a Slur (or Hiccup)

It was a reunion of sorts. A Saturday girls’ night out in Club Street with my girlfriends after I’d spent a week away working in Hong Kong. After my self-proclaimed, “booze celibacy” (AKA the 200 hour training course), we were also celebrating the first night I could go out on

The Yamas in Everyday Life

I’ve been living separate lives. Within my yoga practice, there exists a harmonic sanctuary where I am blissfully content and aware of Yamas. In the room, practicing with others or on my own, I am awarded the peaceful mind that is congruent with the principles of Ahimsa, Asteya, Sattya, Brahmacarya

Quick view on type 2 Diabetes with help of yoga postures

Diabetes means that the body does not produce or use  insulin properly. Many studies have reported the beneficial effect of the practice of yoga on diabetes. Type 2 Diabetics made up 90 to 95 percent of Diabetics.It is a scary thought that we could so much harm to our body.Reason for

Philosophy

Chakras There are seven locations of the principle chakras from lower end of spinal column to the crown of the head: Muladhara, Swadhisthana, Manipura, Anahata,Vishuddha, Ajan and Sahasrara.  As the place to store subtle and vital energy forces, each chakra represents a state of consciousness with particular characters and corresponds

Vrschikasana

Vrschikasana Introduction “Vrscika” is a scorpion. This pose in its advanced stage resembles a scorpion with its tail arched back over its head for attacking.  It requires strength on  the shoulder and upper back, although when in the position, little strength is needed as you find your balance and relaxation

Salamba Sarvangasana

Sarvangasana Introduction  ‘Sarvanga’ refers to ‘whole’ or ‘everything’, as well as the benefits yielded by this posture to all parts of the body. Which, is also known as Salamba Sarvangasana or the shoulder stand, specially works on the throat energy centre (Visuddha chakra), increases blood supply and nourishes the brain.

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