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JYOTI TRATAKA – THE POWERFUL MEDITATION

IF YOU CAN FOCUS YOUR EYES, YOU CAN FOCUS YOUR MIND Trataka is the most powerful Meditation technique used in yoga practices to boosts concentration, memory and promotes strong, healthy eyes. This is one of the six purification techniques, called shatkryiyas in Hatha yoga. CONTENT Effortless Gazing or focusing at flame Intensive focusing at the tip of […]

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Top 9 Reasons WHY Taking A YOGA RETREAT is Important

WHY WE SHOULD GO FOR A YOGA RETREAT Unhealthy lifestyle of the most of the people is a major factor in the development and exacerbation of many chronic diseases. A reason to go for a yoga retreat is to give our self an opportunity to find truly relaxes. Improve flexibility by practicing yoga asana. Improving lifestyles though immersive residential […]

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF VAKRASANA

VAKRASANA   The Vakrasana (Half Spinal Twist Pose) helps to tone the nerves around the spinal cord, strengthen our abdomen and stimulate the internal organs. This yoga asana helps reduce belly fat and lose weight – a major factor in helping diabetics control their blood sugar and lead an active life. Demonstration:   Sit in Dandasana, Inhale, […]

MARICHYASANA – FOR STOMACH AND INTESTINES

INTRODUCTION: Saint Marichya Pose (Spinal twist in the sitting). It is an endurance practice called Asana. Yoga texts like Yoga Mala by Pattabhi Joice also called as Ashtanga VinyasaYoga developed this pose for intense natural detoxification of the body, breath, mind and allows the natural tranquility. It was described in 4 variations to unfold the […]

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 […]

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 […]

HOLI : THE FESTIVAL OF COLOUR, JOY & HAPPINESS

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 […]

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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at Rishikesh Yoga Retreats

Rishikesh Yoga Retreats welcomes you all to join their yoga teacher training in the the yoga capital of the world. Set in a stunning location and with modern facilities, near the beach of holy river Ganga. 200 HOUR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING IN RISHIKESH    200 Hour International Yoga Certification through the Yoga Alliance Affordable 200 […]

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 […]

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 […]