SLOW PRANAYAMA : General benefits, Therapeutic Benefits and Preventive measures

Pranayama is the perfect control of the life-currents through control of breath and is the process by which we understand the secret of prana and manipulate it. Pranayama can be either fast or slow. Slow Pranayama is relevant to the yogic breathing technique where awareness is on three levels of lung expansion. Slow pranayama techniques give many mental benefits which in turn leads to meditation state. This kind of pranayama improves internal awareness like Nadi sodhana pranayama, low pitch Bhramari, Chandra anuloma-viloma, Chandra

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 FOUNDATION for LIFE – Self-checkup of Endometrium

The endometrium is the inner lining of the Uterus. It will be thick every 26-30 days and gets detached from the Uterus as the healthy sign called Menstruation. Negative emotions, lack of sleep, irregular diet habits, lack of physical work etc., usually influence the estrogen and progesterone hormones and ends with irregular menstruation. These emotional situations can be varied from personal dis-satisfaction to the range of thinking self as the base for every negative situation around. This leads to the

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Jnana Mudra – The Gesture of Consciousness & Knowledge

The most common yogic mudra used in meditation is Jnana Mudra or Gyan Mudra. Jnana is the Sanskrit word which means knowledge. Touch the tip of Index to the root of  Thumb and turn the palm towards the root chakra. Leave the wrist freely on the knees for the easy adaptation of this mudra. Progress by allowing the tip of the index finger to touch the tip of Thumb than  seeking a mechanical pressure from the root of thumb. Maintain

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ARDHA BADDHA PADMA PASCHIMOTTANASANA- Adjustment & Benefits

ARDHA BADDHA PADMA PASCHIMOTTANASANA Name: Ardha= half, Baddha= lock, Padma= Lotus, Paschima= West (lower back), Uttana= Upward, Asana= Pose. Meaning:  Half locked lotus back stretch pose. Drishti: Pada Angushta Drishti Procedure: Sit at the 1/3rd of the mat with stretched knees. Now follow the instructions; Inhale grab the big toe of right foot. Exhale, place the right foot on inner surface of left thigh. Inhale, bring the right arm behind the back and grasp the right big toe. Exhale, catch

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HOLI : THE FESTIVAL OF COLOUR, JOY & HAPPINESS

Rishikesh Yoga Retreats Wishing you and your family a very bright, colorful and joyful holi With love and best wishes Holi, a traditional Hindu festival which celebrates the beginning of spring as well as the triumph of good over evil, begins today.  Hiranya Kashipu as the symbol of Rajasic personality as demonic characteristics like Proud, Ego was the king. This proud king wanted his name should be pray by all. The common man does not have freedom to pray, suppressing their emotions

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YOGA PRACTICE – Grip to No-Grip

  Probes are any external assisting devices for the beginners. Bringing the evolutionary change with such techniques by saints like BKS. Iyengar is truly safe. But the safety by modern, marketing practitioners are developing many physical ailments like scoliosis, shoulder droop, lordosis, hyperextension of knee hyperextension of elbow, having poor posture outside of the classroom and in daily activities, etc., it is the traditional texts knowledge alone can be the optimal level of stop for any physical progression. Here is

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YOGA IN INDIAN TRADITION- THE CLOTHING HABIT

  Tradition is considered to be the shine from inside. The tranquility makes all difference from one to other. The mental and physical conduct of life is the base for our outward appearance and that is how the world receives us. The word Traditional has come into the world to show that path of enlightenment from within. The values of tradition vary from region t region, but they all say same. Tranquility is the key life. Understand that traditional values

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HOW TO TREAT BACK PAIN WITHOUT DRUG

Back Pain the most common problem of modern day lifestyle. This is not only just pain but hitting the performance of the daily activities. It is significantly more common among adults of 35 and 55 years old. 65% to 75% person of this age are facing the back pain problem. Yoga is a form of complementary, natural and alternative medicine that encompasses a variety of practices, including physical posture (Asana), breathing practices (Pranayama), and mindfulness practices (Meditation). Recent research says

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Yoga for Depression: Rishikesh Yoga Retreats

Depression is a common and very serious medical illness which negatively affects the health. This starts with the way you feel, the way you think and the way you act. This is explained in ancient texts as Vishayi, Vishaya sambhoga. When the senses meet the sense object, the process of interpretation starts that is MIND. With the past experience, mind starts its fluctuations. If these fluctuations are comfortable for only self, then the process will be more and that is attachment. Next

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Cat – Cow Pose and it’s Benefits

Cat – Cow pose is considered the beginners yoga pose. This pose stretch the lower spine, hips, back and core muscles. This also open the chest and lungs allowing for easier breathing. Practicing this pose may improve posture and promote a healthy spine. This pose massages the spine. Moving the spine this way creates space in between each and every vertebra, regenerating the bone marrow and strengthen the back muscles and improves the flexibility of the spine. The pose is specially recommended to those spending

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