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YogVritti : Yoga practices for Spinal Disc Herniation

YogVritti : Yoga practices for Spinal Disc Herniation

Yoga Practices for Spinal Disc Herniation. Continuing with our series on back problems, in this article we will try to shed some light on another major setback to the spine, commonly known as bulging disc or herniated disc in the lumbar region. We will also take a...

YogVritti : Asanas for Piriformis Syndrome

YogVritti : Asanas for Piriformis Syndrome

Asanas for Piriformis Syndrome: A majority of population today suffers from different issues pertaining to lower back, hips and buttocks. In this blog series we will try to explore the administration of asanas in various such ailments. One of such disorders is called...

Training muscles : The yogic way

Training muscles : The yogic way

Yoga for muscle endurance and resistance. Muscles are an integral part of functioning of human body. They are the providers of movement at more than 180 joints of our physical body. There have been a lot of discussion and research on the effects of yoga on muscular...

Hatha Yoga: Mind Body Alignment

Hatha Yoga: Mind Body Alignment

Hatha Yoga: Mind Body Alignment Hatha yoga is an art and science of mind body alignment. It is testified over the ages to bring about fundamental changes in our lives. This branch of yoga aims at creating a harmony between the active and passive forces of an...

Surya Namaskar

Surya Namaskar

Surya= Sun Namaskar=  greeting or salutations One of the most popular practices of hatha yoga, surya namaskar has been adopted throughout the yoga circuits unanimously as a method to activate the sympathetic channels, increase blood flow, toning the nerves, activating...

Meditation: Why & How !

Before going into any discussions on meditation, we should try to understand the basic terminology which will be helpful in grasping the fundamentals. We often come across the word Consciousness, in varying contexts. Being conscious can be an attribute of being alive...

Halasana: The Plough pose, Steps and Benefits

Halasana: The Plough pose, Steps and Benefits

Hala= Plough ; Asana= Posture In an agrarian indian society, plough is considered to be a very sacred instrument as it helps in preparing the land for new farming. Plough is pointed at the bottom end attached to a long shaft. The vertical section which is pointed at...

Dhanurasana: Procedure and Benefits

Dhanur=Bow; Asana= posturePracticing Urdhva Dhanurasana (Backward Bends) is a deep backbend that need  dedication and some real effort to practice. If you  do regular practice you will feel more alive and strong. Dhanurasana comes from dhanu which means a bow. As the...