Shammi’s Yogalaya

Let’s Suryathon Live every 3rd Saturday at 7 am IST

The ability to perform the ever important 108 Suryanamaskars feels like an unreachable target. It was a desperate desire, a thirst that needed quenching. This was a decade ago. In last couple of years, we have moved past this ‘once unreachable number’ and now have entered into a space where we combine the numbers performed …

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Sirshasan for Beginners – Series 2

It was gratifying to receive an enthusiastic response from all the yoga enthusiasts, who posted their videos, of their attempts at performing Sirshasana. ‘Feedback and guidance ‘comments have been posted so as to allow you to further your practice towards attaining what seemed like the unattainable – a perfect Sirshasana. It will not be long …

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Sirshasan for Beginners – Series 1

Perform your Independent Sirshasan this International Yoga Day on June 21. The intense and fervid desire to master Sirshasana can become a passionate fixation for many. This passion is a step towards positivity… a step towards basking in the multitudinous benefits of Sirshasana. Though, one has to be extremely systematic and regimented in their approach …

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Yogic Tongue Lock

The attitude of dwelling in Supreme Consciousness The Yogi who remains with the tongue going upwards for even half a second is freed from toxins, disease, death, old age, etc…… Hath Yoga Pradipika Khechari Mudra, popularly known as ‘Tongue Lock’ is an integral part of Hatha Yoga Practice. As the name indicates, the tongue is …

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‘Abdominal Breathing leads to back pain’

This constant complaints from both my novice and long practicing students was becoming a matter of concern for a while now. In fact, many who practice ‘Kapalbhati’ also complain about back pain. Kapalbhati is also an abdominal breathing. Hence some connection did seem to exist between back pain and abdominal breathing. Yogic world swears by …

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