Month: April 2011

Swara Yoga in Yoga Sadhana

Swara Yoga is the science of the union of different vibrations created by sound of one`s own breath.  By becoming aware of the breathing patterns, we can understand the effect it has on our body and mind.Once this understanding takes place, the breathing pattern can be altered by yoga sadhana to make our life harmonious […]

Pigeon Pose

An elegant pose kapotasana with variations of namakaar mudra and ek pada rajakapotasana that is single leg royal pigeon pose.

Warrior Sequences

Standing poses demand involvement of your whole body. Virabhadrasana – Warrior Poses build our connection with the earth making us feel firm, established, and grounded.

twisting pose

Ardhmatsyendrasana – twisting pose gives us a chance to look at things with new angle…so next time when you settle down in a twisting pose check how it feels to be there.

power yoga practitioner

Lotus is a must to do this advanced pose – Garbha Pindasana that too with such ease and comfort. Challenge is threading the arms through the legs…..

The power of music

“If music be the food of love, play on” – Shakespeare Music is the only thing which can so possess people that they drop all their inhibitions and, just for a moment in this precious life, they dance! That is the real music. Real music has emotion in it, and this is why real saints […]

Paths of Yoga

To understand how transformation takes place through yoga, we need to understand which path to approach as different people in society have different needs. 1.       The path of action – Karma Yoga 2.       The path of worship – Bhakti Yoga 3.       The path of freeing the mind through sound vibration – Mantra Yoga 4.       The path […]

Pratyahara in Yoga practices

Pratyahara or the withdrawal of the senses is the fifth element among the Eight stages of Patanjali`s Ashtanga Yoga. It is a bridge between the bahiranga (external) aspects of yoga namely yama, niyama, asana, pranayama and the antaranga (internal) yoga namely dharana, dhyana, samadhi. At the stage of pratyahara the consciousness of the individual is […]