Sun salutations – a short but the most effective practice

Sun Salutations Sun salutation or Surya namaskar is a series of poses tied together as a sequence. It is a short yet the most effective and most familiar practice. There are many variations in the poses to add or reduce difficulty level. As far as you are maintaining the right form in each pose, it […]

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Alternate Nostril Breathing

Anulom Vilom Pranayama – Breathe in the balance

What is Anulom Vilom Anulom Vilom or Alternate nostril breathing is not just a rhythm of breathing but it is an exercise in itself. It is also known as Nadi Shodhana Pranayama, meaning it is a process of purification of energy channels in our body known as “Nadi”. When the left nostril is used for […]

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Malaasana AKA Asian Squat – A pose for everybody , everyday

What Is Malaasana? Malaasana = Mal(Stools) + Aasana  The pose name suggests that it is the best pose to be in while passing stools. Maybe Malaasana became Maalaasana(Maala = garland)  and got translated as garland pose. There is no resemblance of this pose with garland. It can be called as “Asian Squat Pose” in English, […]

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Strong Hamstrings For Strong Midlife

Why Hamstring Flexibility Is Important? All my life till I got pregnant with my daughter I was very skinny and hence misunderstood as fit. Neither did I feel the need to intentionally workout nor anyone suggested that I should. Later in life got busy with the newborn and the work and the social life that […]

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Reach Infinity With Anantasana

Anantasana / Sleeping Vishnu Pose / Sleeping Side Recline Pose Ananta is a nickname of Lord Vishnu who as per Hindu mythology is the creator of the universe.  In Sanskrit Ananta also means Infinity, beyond measurable. Anantasana mimics the typical sleeping Vishnu pose. The pose looks simple as it is a reclined or sleeping pose […]

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Get Strong Legs With Pyramid Pose

Pyramid Pose or parshvotanasana is an intense side stretch pose. This pose is part of the Moon Salutation sequence in yoga which is performed at the end of the day. Make sure you keep breathing in and out through your nose throughout the pose. You should maintain the pose for at least five deep breaths […]

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Adho Mukha Svanasana

Adho Mukha Svanasana Adho Mukh = Downward facing Svanasana = Dog Adho Mukha Svanasana or Downward facing dog is a pose incorporated by many teachers as a pose to rest in during longer yoga sequence. This pose is also part of the most famous yoga sequence known as “The Sun Salutation”.  The pose looks very […]

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