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  1. Wind-Relieving Pose (Pawanmuktasana)

    This yoga pose, as its name suggests, is excellent for releasing abdominal gas.  Pawanmuktasana   is pronounced as PUH-vuhn-mukt-AAHS-uh-nuh. Pavana  = wind,  mukta = relieve or release, Asana =  Posture or Pose How to do Wind-Relieving Pose (Pawanmuktasa ...
  2. Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

    Sitting in a chair may sound very easy and comfortable. But sitting in an imaginary chair might be a little challenging! And this is exactly what we do in Utkatasana or Chair Pose. The literal meaning of Utkatasana is intense posture or powerful posture. ...
  3. Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

    This asana resembles a serpent with its hood raised. Cobra Pose or Bhujangasana is part of the sequence of yoga postures in Padma Sadhana and Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation. Bhujangasana is pronounced as BHU-jung-AAHS-uh-nuh. Bhujang = Snake (Cobra); As ...
  4. Warrior Pose (Veerabhadrasana or Virabhadrasana)

    This pose strengthens the arms, shoulders, thighs and back muscles, all in one go. This pose is named after Veerabhadra, a fierce warrior, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. The story of the warrior Veerabhadra, as all stories from Upanishads, has a moral that ...
  5. Bhramari Pranayama (Bee Breath)

    Bhramari pranayama is very effective in instantly calming your mind down. It is one of the best breathing exercises to release the mind of agitation, frustration or anxiety and get rid of anger. A simple-to-do technique, can be practiced anywhere at work ...
  6. Yoga for Eyes: Improve Eyesight Naturally

    Many of the yogic poses/asana and exercises are aimed at improving the functioning of specific organs of the body. Yoga provides a series of eye exercises that improves the functioning of the eyes and helps to overcome various eye-related problems, such a ...
  7. Kapal Bhati Pranayama (Skull Shining Breathing Technique)

    Kapal = forehead; bhati = shining; pranayama = breathing technique Here’s a very powerful breathing exercise that not just helps you lose weight but also brings your entire system into a perfect balance. Dr. Sejal Shah, Art of Living Yoga teacher, explain ...
  8. Alternate Nostril Breathing Technique (Nadi Shodhan Pranayama)

      Alternate Nostril breathing is a beautiful breathing technique that helps keep the mind calm, happy and peaceful by just practicing it for a few minutes. It also helps release accumulated tension and fatigue. The breathing technique is named Nadi Shodha ...
  9. A-Z Reasons To Do Yoga

    A- Adaptability Yoga makes me focused and energetic. The more flexible my body is, the suppler is my mind. This makes me more open to change, with an ability to adapt to situations. – Resha Desai Patel, Manager. B- Balance Yoga gives me the strength to ...
  10. How to Achieve the States of Samadhi

    Experience 'real' rest in meditation Patanjali Yoga Sutras- Knowledge Sheet 15 Contd. from knowledge sheet 14 Continues from previous Patanjali Yoga Sutra post. The four types of samadhi that we discussed are vitarkânugama samâdhi (the calmnes ...
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