setubandhasana

Bridge, Build & Bask…. in the glorious SETUBANDHASANA

Setubandhasana, also referred to as Bridge Pose, is generally noted as an asana which requires an involvement of only back muscles. But this is not its only forte. This asana can be easily manipulated to target overall strength building and focused balancing. An added advantage is the modification of this asana for wholesome restoration of …

Bridge, Build & Bask…. in the glorious SETUBANDHASANA Read More »

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

Back bending is not a natural movement: Hence, the need to perform it – Part II

“You are as YOUNG as the FLEXIBILITY of your SPINE” Probably children did not realize the fact that back bending is not a natural movement and would perform their somersaults non-stop. We grow, become “mature” and “sensible” and come to the grand realization that we should not do backward bending because it is an unnatural …

Back bending is not a natural movement: Hence, the need to perform it – Part II Read More »