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  1. Backbend for a Stronger Back

    Backbends are one of the most difficult asanas for the body to perform, as they require great flexibility and balance. Contrary to popular belief, backbend stretching is neither stressful nor dangerous, but is highly beneficial to the body as well as the ...
  2. The Science behind Yoga

    Yoga is a spiritual discipline dating back to some 5000 years in the history of Indian philosophy, its purpose, mainly to unleash spiritual and mental powers of an individual. However, in recent times yoga has been extremely popular in the context of figh ...
  3. The Science behind Stretching

    Stretching has been an integral part of yoga and also exaltation to the yogis. However, it has invoked several questions among its practitioners, scientists and skeptics. Modern science has nevertheless deciphered the technical know-how behind all the twi ...
  4. Treating Vertigo with Yoga

    Vertigo is a type of symptom of dizziness characterized by a sensation of spinning and misbalance due to a disturbance in the sense of balance and equilibrium in the brain. It affects the inner ear, the area that monitors the directions of motion, arising ...
  5. 7 Yoga Asanas to Swim Better

    Swimming is perhaps the only full-body workout activity that helps you burn calories without sweating. Not only does it involve well-coordinated use of upper and lower limbs, but also requires on good breathing capability. Whether you swim for pleasure or ...
  6. Yoga for Gamers

    All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy – this is a phrase we all have heard growing up. While the essence of this phrase was to emphasize on having a fine balance between working and enjoying your life, some might feel otherwise. For a select few, pla ...
  7. 5 Yoga Poses to Fight Swine Flu

    With Swine Flu spreading like wildfire, the panic amongst people has been on the rise too. To prevent this deadly virus from bringing you down on your knees, it’s important to take the arm yourself with necessary precautions. While medicines and vaccines ...
  8. Prevent Swine Flu with Yoga

    This piece is based on a Q&A session with Kamlesh Barwal, Global Head, Art of Living Yoga, The Art of Living. Kamlesh is a senior Art of Living faculty and has conducted programs across India, China, Russia, Kazakhstan and the Middle East.   The infor ...
  9. Stay Young with Anti-Aging Yoga

    The next time you are watching your favorite soap opera, pay close attention to the commercials and you’ll find a pattern emerge – 1 out of every 3 commercials is of a cosmetic product. Surprised? Tips to Stay Young Drink at least 6 liters of water to flu ...
  10. Cupid’s Struck my Yoga Mat!!

    Vriksana or the Double tree pose Pranayam Harmony Paschimotanasana Valentine’s Day is back! For some it’s a pressure test, for others it’s about butterflies, for a few it’s about expressions and the rest just flow with the feeling! We are breaking the mon ...
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