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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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 ‘Slouched-Sitting’ exposes you to constant & accelerated ‘STRESS’

The aforementioned statement is one of the main causes of ‘Stress’ in your life. A few simple breathing techniques can give you the ability to conquer and vanquish breath related stress disorders. A small test to check this concept Assume your usual slouched position and try to breath deep and slow with awareness. You will …

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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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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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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

Strengthen the Human Wheels with YOGA (HIPS and THIGHS)

The registration for the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon got over even before it started. Running enthusiasts in different parts of the city are common sights. This shows how the popularity of running is spreading out like a wild fire and how running enthusiasts are working systematically with a dedicated schedule towards achieving their dream of …

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Old Age is a Cauldron of Freedom & Wisdom: Embrace Yoga to Re-live it to the fullest …..

A Motivating Story While I was conducting an early morning session with Sangita, a desire to quench my thirst led me into her kitchen. The scene I witnessed there taught me a few important life lessons especially regarding how one can age beautifully. Mrs. Madhu Khetan was kneeling on a stool (around 2.5 to 3 …

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