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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. Combating Arthritis the Yoga Way

    Common muscles, joints affected due to arthritis A 29-year-old software engineer and a 60-year-old homemaker share how yoga helped them resume 'normal life' despite being affected by arthritis. If you thought that a condition like arthritis can ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. Reverse Prayer Pose (Paschim Namaskarasana)

    Paschim = west. In this context, it means backside; namaskar = greeting; asana = pose Paschim Namaskarasana or the Reverse Prayer pose is an upper body strengthening pose that works specifically on the arms and the abdomen. It is also known as Viparita Na ...
  10. Eagle pose (Garudasana)

    Garuda – Eagle, asana – pose How to do Eagle Pose (Garudasana) Begin by standing in Tadasana. Bend your knees and lift your left foot up to cross it over the right one. Ensure that right foot is firmly placed on the floor and the left thigh is over the ri ...
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