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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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Knee Pain…Simple Stretches, Highly Effective Results

Knee, as a joint, has a simple range of movement i.e. of bending and extending. But the moment it assumes the role of a weight bearer, the whole equation changes, wherein, movements like walking, running, jumping etc. increases the pressure on the knee.  It is mainly at this point that one loose string in form …

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Why Sirshasan should be made an integral part of wellness regime?

Swami Sivananda, calls headstand “a panacea, a cure-all for all diseases.” Irrespective of whether you are an athlete, a runner, a golfer, a cyclist, an office goer, a chess player or a housewife, Sirshasana should have a dominant presence in your life. It is a dream posture for many and beyond imagination for others. Contrary …

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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

Detoxify First, Work out later…The Yogic Way with Laghoo Shankhaprakshalana

New Year – the time of the year, Every Year, when we witness maximum number of people hitting gyms or using different modalities to workout. The simple reason being, “The New Year Resolution” to become fit, after gorging excessively on unhealthy food. No doubt, this is a logical decision. What they miss, in this process, is the importance of “DETOXIFICATION” – cleansing of different parts of the body – thereby preparing the body to get optimal benefit of the new exercise regime.

JalNeti…A Miraculous Solution to your Respiratory Problems

Whether you are suffering from Asthma, Bronchitis, Chronic Sinus, Migraine, Sleep Apnea, Functional Cold & Cough, Allergy or any such respiratory problems, performing regular Jalneti (if done correctly) can bring about miraculous results. Cleansing & Nourishing Secret of a Healthy Body & Mind……… The ancient Yoga manuscripts approach the human body from two different perspectives: …

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