Finally, some of the Yoga and Weight Loss studies have come in, and even, a little bit of Yoga is much better, than none, for weight control, but there are a number of reasons why.
Life teaches us lot of things and yoga learns lot from life. It derives its inspiration from the basic nature of life which is in various forms such as human, animals, plants, tress, earth, sun and moon. For instance this asanas other name is derived from the Moon. In English this asana would mean Half Moon Pose. The Moon from which the name is derived is an important part of our life. It touches each individual it in its own manner.
Apparently Hatha yoga talks about sun a…
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…
Interested in taking up Yoga, but don’t know where to start? Michael Hawkins sorts things out with an article series on the various styles of Yoga. This article focuses on Ashtanga Yoga, also known as “Eight-Limb Yoga”.
Yoga consists of many facets; Asanas is just one of the many parts of Yoga.
“Knowledge (Jnana) does not come about from practice of yoga methods alone. Perfection in knowledge is in fact only for those who begin by practice of virtue (dharma). Yet, without yoga as a means, knowledge does not come about. The practice of yogic methods is not the means by itself, yet it is only out of that practice of yoga that the perfection in knowledge comes about. And so it is said by the teachers: ‘Yoga is for the purpose of knowledge of truth'” Thus wrote Shankara.
The ancient book of Gita, which is the treatise on the living has led a great stress on the karma. Karma is defined as the action and its fruits. Ancient Hindu saints have believed that a mans life is the direct result of his karma. Good thoughts, words and deeds lead to good and happy life while bad thoughts, words and deeds lead a person to disaster. This has been postulated in the 18th century by Isaac Newton, who gave his law as For every action there is an equal and op…
The benfit of yoga helps the average person to deal with stress. Learn how to deal with the “fight or flight” syndrome.
Your yoga practice and the way you breathe are intertwined. You wont fully experience the benefits of yoga without first learning how to breathe properly.
Different types of yoga practice call for different types of breathing, so it is important to note from the beginning that there is no one right way to breathe in yoga. If, in your yoga practice, your goal is total relaxation then your breathing should reflect that. This means long deep breaths meant to slow your heart …
Yoga supplies article that helps to provide informative information on yoga and how yoga supplies it all
Yoga is a system of exercises practiced for thousands of years as used to promote control of the body and mind. It has consistently been used to cure and prevent back pain by enhancing strength and flexibility. Yoga helps reduce pain by helping the brain regulate the secretion of natural painkillers into the body. A Yoga therapist will assist you by creating a program that is specific to your needs and limitations, especially those pertaining to your injury and medical condition.
We present some brilliant, very effective and simple mudras, which you can practice anytime and anywhere:
GYAN MUDRA This is one of the most important mudras. It is widely used in all yogic meditation practices. Join the tip of forefinger to the tip of the thumb. Hold together gently for at least 15-30 minutes.
Increases intelligence and wisdom
Purifies the mind of the practitioner
Cures many mental problems
Makes one joyful