Stress, anxiety and restlessness have become common household experiences in today’s fast paced and stressful world. We all would have faced tensed situations like failing an examination; death of a family member, missing a deadline at work, failed relationships-there is never an end to the list. Such experiences often traumatise our brain and leave our minds restless. When such anxiety and fear disrupts our daily living, we need to work out solutions for them. Yoga can effectively come to your rescue if you are seeking for an answer to your restless woes. Along with breathing and meditation techniques, certain Yoga Asanas (postures) have been known for their relaxation effects as they ease a tensed body and mind. Here are 5 such Yoga Asanas: (more…)
Yoga can be an energetic way to start the day. Morning is that serene part of the day when you can be on your own, gather some peace of mind without much disturbance, and enjoy the natural calmness with some great Yoga poses. It will kick start your day with amazing positive energy and your body will also get the much needed flexibility. So, here are 5 simple morning Yoga Asanas with which you can stretch your body first thing in the morning: (more…)
Yoga is an effective alternative to aerobic exercises, work-outs, and other new-age physical fitness regime. There are various yoga ‘asanas’ (poses) which benefits us physically as well as mentally. Yoga was, earlier, practiced mainly by grownups. However, the latest scientific studies have indicated that yoga also benefits children who practice it regularly. These children not only perform better in academics but are also able to cope with stress and negative emotions, more successfully. In fact, the yoga poses help your child to develop self-confidence, strong physique, sharp mind, positive thoughts, and self-control over his or her emotions.
If you aren’t familiar with any yoga poses, then read on to learn about and teach these 5 kid-friendly powerful yoga exercises to your child.
ven you can perform these simple asanas and experience their positive effects. (more…)
Yoga is transformational. It has its origins in the history of ancient India, but its methods and purposes are now universal. Yoga has become an important part of contemporary life. Generally Yoga practice is perceived as a way of improving health and fitness of the body, but it is also a means of personal and spiritual development. Mental health is greatly enhanced by Yoga as it promotes psychological and cognitive well-being of a person. 5 ways in which Yoga can help in gaining mental stability are: (more…)
Yoga is in practice for almost 5000 years and has been considered as a perfect art of living. It is just not a physical exercise, but a way of life through which you can control your body, mind and soul. The bible of Yoga,’ Yoga Sutras of Patanjali’ was penned down almost 2500 years ago.
You can now easily manage stress with the following yoga exercises. (more…)
The great Yogi, B.K.S. Iyengar has said it beautifully about Yoga – “Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” It is not at all possible for us to change things which exist in this external world. Yoga teaches us to change our inside and makes our mind and body healthier.
Yoga is one of the four ways to reach God in Hinduism or self-realization for others. The other three are Karma (actions), Bhakti (devotion) and Jnana (self enquiry). The ‘popular’ practice comprises of Hatha Yoga. It combines Asanas and Pranayama. There are 6 other elements in Yoga as well. (more…)
Yoga is magical. It has the power to enhance and re-energize your senses to the extreme level of positivity. It spreads positivity in the best possible ways. It is termed as mental, physical and spiritual practice in terms of discipline. Apparently, yoga and meditation has the capability of curing all kind of diseases from big hazardous ones to being as small as having cold. It aims at uniting the mind, body and soul all at once. This particularly changes the way of living and encourages everyone whoever practices it on a regular basis. (more…)