Monthly Archives: July 2009

Yoga for Back and Neck Pain

0 Fri, 17 July 2009, 16:42
Understand the back pain-Its one of the commonest pain most of us suffer some time or the other in our life.  Hence it is important to know the cause of it whether it’s a mechanical stress, psychological stress, poor posture, aging, lifestyle, nerve problem-sciatica, spondylosis or an injury-whiplash injury, disc related problems in the back or neck. Yoga helps you Continue Reading...
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The Limbs of Yoga

0 Wed, 08 July 2009, 08:19
As per Patanjali’s Astanga Yoga there are eight limbs or steps in the practice of Yoga: Yama Niyama Asana Pranayama Pratyahara Dharana Dhyana Samadhi There are 5 YAMAS – SOCIAL CODES: Ahimsa-Non Violent Satya-Truthfulness Asteya-Non Stealing Bhramacharya-Celibacy Aparigraha-Non Hoarding 5 NIYAMAS – PERSONAL CODES Saucha-Cleanliness Santosha- Contentment Tapas-Austerity Swadhyaya-Self Study Ishwarapranidhana- Remembering the higher power For a successful Yoga practice Continue Reading...
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Planning Right Meal

1 Fri, 03 July 2009, 10:58
Namaste Along with the yoga workout lets switch to new and simple things: Introduce Soya – its king of all fiber.  Let soya be in different forms like milk, bean, chunks, or granules 1 portion of soya flour can be mixed in 4 portions of wheat flour and can be used for rotis Check tofu Instead of paneer you can Continue Reading...
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Asana Practice

0 Wed, 01 July 2009, 10:30
How to achieve firmness along with relaxation? Prayatna Saithilya Ananta Samapatibhyam (II/47) Prayatna = effort; Saithily = loosen;  Ananta = infinite; Samapatibhyam = by fusing. (While maintaining the posture) Slacken the effort and attune to the ‘infinite’. In the present Sutra Patanjali gives us the technique of making the posture firm yet comfortable. What is that technique? How to achieve Continue Reading...
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