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Yoga

Calm your brain with Padmasana

Calm your brain with Padmasana

Padmasana also known as Lotus position is a cross-legged yoga position which helps in deepening your meditative state by calming down the mind and easing various physical pains.... Read More

Yoga to manage hypertension

Yoga to manage hypertension

Yoga is a combination of Asana (postures), pranayama (breathing practices) and relaxation techniques. According to research, hypertensives who practice yoga regularly for one hour daily recorded a reduction in their blood pressure. However, the yoga practices should be learnt under the supervision of a Yoga expert and in consensus with your health care... Read More

Shavasana (Corpse pose): The Posture of complete rest

Shavasana (Corpse pose): The Posture of complete rest

This asana gets its name from the resting posture of a lifeless body. It is a position of complete rest and relaxation and is usually practised at the end of a yoga session (a yoga session typically begins with asanas and ends in... Read More

Myths about Meditation

Myths about Meditation

Although meditation has various benefits, there are several misconceptions which act as a barrier to prevent many people from trying... Read More

When, Where and Why to do Yoga, post breast cancer treatment?

When, Where and Why to do Yoga, post breast cancer treatment?

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed and top cancer in women worldwide. It affects all ages of women between 30s to 50s and beyond. Often, the diagnosis, treatment and the side effects of cancer can leave women depressed and demotivated. Still, the need to take care of herself, family, children, work, etc. makes her be on her toes for... Read More

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