Yoga Pilates Basics

Pilates were invented by Joseph Pilate in the early 20th century. Yoga Pilates can prove to be of great help if all the necessary rules related to Pilates exercises is followed properly. Yoga Pilates is a regimen of exercise that can be equally beneficial and enjoyable. Very simply, Pilates is the contemporary part of the older Yoga movements. The number of Pilates exercises can be as many as five hundred exercises that can be performed by using only five chief instruments. E… Continue reading Yoga Pilates Basics

Simhasana – The Lion Pose

Yoga has used nature and wildlife as it reference point due to which there are so many asanas related to it. Simhasana is one of those asanas which adds glory to your face and you can easily see the difference. Yoga is an age-old process which has been quite a favorite amount all the age-old-yogis. Even though Simhasana mean lion pose if taken the literal meaning, in Sanskrit simha means ‘the powerful one’. It emits lot of force when you perform this asana. Similar to the r… Continue reading Simhasana – The Lion Pose

Baddha Konasana A Great Asana For Hip And Groin

Baddha Konasana Bound Angle Pose is also known as the Cobbler’s Pose because of the similarity to a cobblers sitting position. It is an excellent asana which helps your groin and hip position. It is a forward bending asana which starts off from Staff Pose or Dandasana. You have to bend your knees by bringing the soles of the feet together. This forward bending asana is very different to the other forward bending asanas. The focus area in this asana is to open the hip and he… Continue reading Baddha Konasana A Great Asana For Hip And Groin

Benefits Of Salamba Sirasana

Salamba Sirasana is known as the king of asanas. As in any story the king and queen play different role, in the same manner the asanas also play a different role. The Queen of poses, the shoulder stand helps in the development of the right brain which comprises of stability and patience. Whereas, left brain triggers the brain by pushing through the walls of obscurity towards clear vision.

You cannot master this asana in the first attempt. You have to learn it slowly and s… Continue reading Benefits Of Salamba Sirasana

Three reasons you should not do Shoulderstand

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The Shoulderstand is called the Queen of all asanas as it benefits the whole body. It is a forward-bending posture engaging all parts of the body and stretching the shoulders, neck and upper back. During holding this posture the blood pressure in the brain will be an average of 110mmHg. Continue reading Three reasons you should not do Shoulderstand

How To Meditate With A Mantra

These days whenever a politician repeats a promise over and over again commentators say that this promise has become a mantra for that politician. For the journalists, the word mantra means a meaningless phrase that is repeated endlessly. For yogis however, a mantra is a word or collection of words, which has the power of liberating a human being from all limitations.

How can the repetition of a word or a few words have the capacity to bring about such miraculous resul… Continue reading How To Meditate With A Mantra

Finding Balance And Health With Yoga

Have you heard about the Gunas? No, they are not Disney characters! According to yoga there are three basic qualities or energies that make up everything. They are, rajas, tamas and sattva.

Rajas is the energy of action, change and movement. Rajas is the fuel of passion and fire. Rajasic energy is also associated with the day light hours. We obviously need rajasic energy to create energy to move successfully throughout our world and lives. When we have too much rajasic ene… Continue reading Finding Balance And Health With Yoga