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Opening your Hamstrings and firing your Glutes with Uttanasana

The ability to be able to touch one’s toes without bending the knees is a coveted dream of many. It is a task in itself and would call for rigorous, systematic and consistent practice on the part of the practitioner. The good news – practicing it in the way explained above is bound to prepare …

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Ease Breathlessness during Pregnancy with Yoga

Shortness of breath or breathlessness (towards the end of pregnancy or while lying down) is common during the last trimester. One reason, definitely, is ‘the changing body structure’ but the other invisible reason is the hormonal changes which leads to ‘mood swings’ and gets directly manifested into your breathing pattern. Nadi Shodhan Kriya or Alternate …

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From Bipolar Disorder to a life in ORDER… A true story

Nichiren Daishonin says, “As practice progresses and understanding grows, the three obstacles and four devils emerge in confusing form, vying with one another to interfere . . . One should be neither influenced nor frightened by them. If one falls under their influence, one will be led into the paths of evil. If one is frightened by them, one will be …

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Controlling High BP with YOGA

I sat him down comfortably and started him off on basic breathing exercises. We commenced with ‘AUM’ chanting, followed by Chandrabhedan breathing, Ujjayi breathing, Nadi Shodhan Kriya and concluded with Bhramari Rechak. We ended the session with 10 rounds of ‘AUM’ chanting.

Upon taking his BP after the session, his BP was down to 145/80. Both of us sighed with relief. His BP at the time of writing this blog is 139/68