Yoga

Trataka: focussed gazing for healthy eyes

Trataka: focussed gazing for healthy eyes

The word ‘trataka’ is a Sanskrit word which means ‘to gaze’ or ‘to look’. It is a practice where an individual is made to look on a fixed object (candle or flower or a picture etc.) and asked to visualise the same image after closing the eyes. This is a safe and excellent practice to curb the oscillations occurring in... Read More

6 AM yoga for the complete body and mind

6 AM yoga for the complete body and mind

Did you know a quick session of yoga practised in the morning can keep you energised all day long? It can help you to stimulate the organs and enhance the blood flow, thus giving you better results than your usual... Read More

3 Yoga practices to reduce neck pain

3 Yoga practices to reduce neck pain

Neck pain is also called as cervical pain. Every individual will go through a bout of neck pain at some point in time in their lives. Stress, accidents, poor posture, etc. can contribute to a mild stiffness in the neck. After some time, simple neck pain may turn into a full-blown muscle spasm of the neck, shoulders, and upper back.... Read More

9 differences between Exercise and Yoga

9 differences between Exercise and Yoga

Yoga is popular and practised worldwide due to its numerous benefits. Commercially, Yoga is advertised as a form of exercise. Well, it is not true!... Read More

Basics before starting the pranayama practices

Basics before starting the pranayama practices

Pranayama implies a set of breathing techniques where one will voluntarily alter his/her breath to produce specific results. There are few basic considerations to be taken care off, before commencing the Pranayama... Read More

Benefits of regular Yoga practice

Benefits of regular Yoga practice

Yoga is an ancient Indian tradition and an invaluable gift to mankind. Being practised for more than 5000 years, Yoga emphasises on the unity of mind and body and a holistic approach to health and well-being.... Read More

Basics of Pranayama

Basics of Pranayama

Pranayama means ‘expansion or extension of the breath’ where Prana is a universal term which denotes the manifestation of all creative life forces flowing through the subtle channels of the body called as ‘Nadis’ and ‘Ayama’ means ‘expansion’ or... Read More

Yoga for Gastritis

Yoga for Gastritis

Gastritis is a condition of inflammation of the lining of the stomach caused due to excessive alcohol use, chronic vomiting, stress and chronic use of certain medications like aspirin or anti-inflammatory drugs. This article discusses some of the Yoga measures for managing... Read More