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  1. Yoga keeps your heart healthy

    For more than a decade now, every 29th of September has been celebrated as ‘World Heart Day’ to raise awareness against heart related diseases. However, the latest survey conducted by a private company with a sample size of more than 1,12,000 over urban ...
  2. How Yoga can help with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Everyone has pleasant or unpleasant experiences in life that impact our mind and body. In what passes for a relatively normal existence today, more and more people are experiencing stress related disorders. The more disturbing the events are, the stronger ...
  3. Simple and effective postures to beat PTSD

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can wreak havoc in one's life and must be dealt with carefully. Today, people suffering from PTSD are recommended to rely not only on medication and therapy to set their life back on course, but also look at yoga ...
  4. What is Aparigraha?

    Aparigraha is about practicing to let go. "Agarigraha sthairye janmakathamta sambodhaha'' (II Sutra 39) Aparigraha = non-accumulation; Sthairye = established; Janmakathamta = of how births happen; Sambhodhaha = knowledge. "Being esta ...
  5. Simple and effective postures to beat PTSD

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can wreak havoc in one’s life and must be dealt with carefully. Today, people suffering from PTSD are recommended to rely not only on medication and therapy to set their life back on course, but also look at yoga as a ...
  6. Corpse Pose (Shavasana)

    Shava- Corpse; Asana- Pose The asana is pronounced as Shuh-vah-sana This pose gets its name from the recumbent posture of a dead body. It is a position of rest and relaxation, and is usually practiced towards the end of a yoga session – a session that typ ...
  7. True meaning of Brahmacharya

    Moving into infinity is Brahmacharya. " Brahmacharya pratishtayam viaryalabhaha '' (II Sutra 38) Brahmacharya = celibacy; Pratishtayam = established; Viarya = vigour; Iabhaha = gained. "On being established in celibacy vigour is gain ...
  8. Story of Patanjali and the Gift of Yoga Knowledge- Part 1

    Patanjali Yoga Sutras Knowledge Sheet 1 We will begin with a story, the greatest and most effective way of conveying knowledge. Once upon a time, long ago, all the munis and rishis approached Lord Vishnu to tell him that even though He (incarnated as Lo ...
  9. Yoga Adds to Your Gym Workout

    Doing yoga or hitting the gym- too difficult a choice to make? Let's make things easier and look at both not as rivals but close allies. Yes, yoga can be a perfect complement to your body workout and actually add to the benefits you derive from it. ...
  10. Yoga for Cyclists: How to take your joy-rides to a new level

    Take your cycling to next level with yoga! Take your cycling to next level with yoga! Enhance your cycling experience with yoga! Are you planning on heading to the countryside on a cycling trip this weekend? Or just in the mood to pull up your socks, re ...
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