Runners

Day 5 – Chair Yoga, Just 5 Minutes in 5 Days

Join me on my Youtube @shammiyogalaya, Monday to Friday, May 4-8, 2020 at 6 pm It does feel great to receive feedback from the practitioners that they have already started feeling much better with the last four days practice. As this program is supposedly the simplest and the easiest to be performed by all, at …

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Day 4 – Wall Yoga, Just 5 Minutes 5 Days to Eliminate your Knee Pain

Join me on my Youtube @shammiyogalaya, Monday to Friday, May 4-8, 2020 at 6 pm Wall Stretch is the theme for Day-4 in the series of Knee Pain Elimination, Just 5 minutes in 5 Days. These simple wall stretches, which may seem like a no task at all, can be performed by a wide range …

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Day 3 – Just 5 Minutes 5 Days to Eliminate your Knee Pain

Join me on my Youtube @shammiyogalaya, Monday to Friday, May 4-8, 2020 at 6 pm Toe Dance is the subject for today’s video. Why so much focus on toes at all? Many problems in the lower extremities are connected with the stiffness of the toes especially in today’s time when our poor feet are always …

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Day 2 – Just 5 Minutes 5 Days to Eliminate your Knee Pain

Join me on my Youtube @shammiyogalaya, Monday – Friday, May 4-8, 2020 @ 6:00 pm There is nothing much we can do directly on the knee per se, in case of knee problem. The only way to work on the knee is to strengthen it by working on its surrounding especially from two angle. Stretching …

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Must Recovery Practices After Marathon

Eons of training result in your best ‘PB’ at any Marathon. Then comes a hiatus. This interlude is essential – for recovery and restoration. It is critical that the body reverts back to normalcy so as to enhance your performance in the next run without any injuries. Not paying attention to this ‘hiatus’ phase could …

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Tight Hamstrings -> Misaligned spine -> Increased Running Injuries

Sitting for long hours, leaning forward to work on laptop, reading or checking cell phone – all these seemingly non-consequential activities keeps our hamstrings in a short position for hours. Adding insult to injury, the tight hamstrings leads to spinal misalignment. This gives the first foothold to the ‘Beast’ that has been able to make …

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Entering the realm of Ujjayi Pranayama with Ujjayi Level-III

“Ujjayi is helpful for all ailments that originate from nervousness or chronic stress” – A systematic course in the ancient tantric techniques of Yoga and Kriya by Swami Satyananda Saraswati. In our series of Ujjayi Pranayama, we are entering the realm of Ujjayi Pranayama from simply Ujjayi Breathing with Ujjayi Level-3 practice. Hatha Yoga Pradipika, …

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Ujjayi (level-2) – The single most effective practice for High BP

The one Pranayama that contradicts the popular belief that ‘the benefits of yoga can only be experienced in the long term’, is Ujjayi Breathing. According to Hatha Yoga Pradipika, Ujjayi breathing is one such practice that show an immediate result in controlling the escalating level of Blood Pressure. I have personally witnessed this during many …

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Ujjayi – The Victorious Breath is called Victorious for a reason!!

One should ponder upon the multitude benefits of Ujjayi one receives, with deliberately constricted throat passage. And, then, contemplate upon the staggering rewards, the same practice will yield, if the said throat passage is left un-constricted and wide open. Ujjayi Pranayama is expounded as one of the important pranayama by Hatha Yoga Pradipika too. According …

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