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  1. Rhythms of Breath Calm the Mind

    Explore the many secrets your breath has to offer  Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 32 Contd. from knowledge sheet 31 " Prachchardana vidharanabhyam va pranasya'' prachchardana = by splitting (expulsion); vidharanabhyam = by retention ...
  2. Celebrating Motherhood with Yoga

    Yoga after pregnancy can make motherhood the most beautiful and fulfilling journey "With yoga, you become sensitive towards your body and your baby's needs," says Meghana Kalta Birth is not only about making babies. It’s about making moth ...
  3. Keep your mind engaged in the thoughts of the enlightened

    Experience the blossoming of life by focusing your mind on the enlightened Patanjali Yoga Sutra Knowledge Sheet 35 Contd. from knowledge sheet 34 “Vitaragavishayamvachittam’’ vitaraga = beyond cravings; vishayam = objects; va = or; chittam = mind “That ...
  4. Yoga and Pregnancy

    The practice of yoga can help you prepare your mind and body for labor and birth as this helps you focus, to concentrate and keep you healthy. The Yoga Postures are gentle ways of keeping your body active and supple and minimize the common Pregnancy Sympt ...
  5. Tree Pose (Vrikshasana)

    Vriksha- Tree; Asana- Pose The asana is pronounced as VRIK-shAH-sana This posture replicates the graceful, steady stance of a tree. Unlike most yoga poses, the Tree Pose requires keeping our eyes open in order to maintain body balance. How to do the Tree ...
  6. Yoga during Pregnancy

    This is the period when your body and mind are engaged in the creation of a new life. It can be a unique and valuable experience. Yoga can help you to have an easier, healthier pregnancy and delivery. Practice slowly and gently and the postures and brea ...
  7. Cat Stretch (Marjariasana)

    Even pet cats can teach us lessons in yoga! With a keen eye, the yogi absorbs ideas from the world around. Marjari asana, or the cat stretch, incorporates the excellent feline stretch in the yoga workout. Marjari = Cat; Asana = Posture or Pose How To Do C ...
  8. Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)

    This yoga posture has been named after the shape it takes – that of a bow. Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) is part of the Padma Sadhana sequence. This yoga posture is pronounced as DHUN-ur-AAHS-uh-nuh. Dhanu = Bow; Asana = Posture or Pose How to do Bow Pose (Dhanu ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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. ...
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