Role of Yoga in Stress Management

Role of Yoga in Stress Management

Role of Yoga in Stress Management If the mind is relaxed, the muscles in the body will also be relaxed. In yoga, physical postures and breathing exercises improve muscle strength, flexibility, blood circulation and oxygen uptake as well as hormone function. What...
Chakras in Human Body

Chakras in Human Body

Chakras in human body and their functions The Sanskrit word Chakra literally translates to wheel or disk. In yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, chakras in human body refer to wheels of energy throughout the body. There are seven main chakras, which align the spine,...
SA-MAS-TI-TI-HI or TAD-ASANA

SA-MAS-TI-TI-HI or TAD-ASANA

What Is that and What are the benefits? The word samasthiti is derived from sanskrit words “Sama” meaning upright, straight or unmoved, and sthiti meaning standing still or steadiness. Samastitihi (Sa-maas-tee-tee-hee) is a call to action and an invitation to come to...
10 Benefits of Alternate Nostril Breathing

10 Benefits of Alternate Nostril Breathing

“I rest well.  I sleep peacefully, and I awaken with joy”  Louise Hay Nadi = subtle energy channel; Shodhan = cleaning, purification; Pranayama = breathing technique. Nadi Shodhana, or “alternate nostril...
Yogic techniques to improve memory and concentration

Yogic techniques to improve memory and concentration

Memory is critical to our daily lives. Mild memory loss due to age is normal, but progressive memory loss can be serious.  Here are a few yogic techniques to improve memory and concentration “If you can sit under pomegranate tree and do these 2 asanas...
Health Benefits of Drinking Water from Copper Vessel

Health Benefits of Drinking Water from Copper Vessel

In my yoga classes, my teacher Hosh emphasized the importance of drinking water from the copper vessel(s).  Water isn’t in its purest form nowadays, giving rise to plenty of water-borne diseases across the world.  In order to prevent these diseases and to lead a...