Yoga Nidra: An Ideal Anxiety Eliminator

Meditation is a blessing for those who are troubled with anxiety, panic, endless thoughts, and restlessness. But what if these emotions do not let you meditate at peace? When you are worn out with feeling fearful and anxious all day, the body and mind crave the experience of some rest and a little peace; but […]

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Symptoms of Imbalance in the Body

Ayurveda, as an ancient science of Health and Healing, believes that everything in the universe is made up of Five Great Elements—Space, Air, Fire, Water and Earth or Akasha, Vayu, Teja, Aag, and Prithvi in Sanskrit, respectively. These Five Great Elements can be considered as subtle matter states or energy, as matter and energy are […]

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Top 10 Benefits of Yoga in daily Life

Weight loss, a strong and flexible body, glowing beautiful skin, peaceful mind, good health – whatever you may be looking for, yoga has it on offer. However, very often, yoga is only partially understood as being limited to asanas (yoga poses). As such, its benefits are only perceived to be at the body level and […]

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Yoga helps calm nerves after a fight

Find a yoga community, called a satsang to surround yourself with good vibes ••• Ways to create a space of calm with yoga Written by Marilyn Galan When a rug is shaken just before a floor is cleaned, all the dust flies up into the air. Taking time away for some gentle yoga allows the […]

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Yoga & Relationships: Stretching Toward Commitment

Yoga can strengthen a love relationship between a couple It is a few minutes past 5 a.m., the beginning of my daily yoga practice. My right leg is lunging forward, the right foot pointing to the front. My left leg is placed straight and solid behind me. I breathe in and raise my arms, stretching […]

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Feeling Pain? Balance Your Body with Yoga

Are you leaning forward as you read this? Do you tend to put the right foot over the left when you sit? That nagging pain in the neck or back could result from something as simple as using one side of your body more. Yoga helps identify and correct the imbalance that results from using […]

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What’s Cooking? Ayurvedic cookery!

‘Ayu’ is life and ‘Veda’ means knowledge. Ayurveda is “Knowledge of Life” Beyond that, it’s a 5,000 year old system of natural healing that teaches you how to live in harmony with the laws of nature. In these days of cupcakes and falafel and goat’s cheese, of cuisines ranging from Greek to Thai, Ayurvedic cooking […]

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Sukshma Yoga Exercises to Relax you in 7 Minutes

Sukshma yoga or subtle yoga has simple & effective exercises for quick relaxation Are there days when you want to pull your hair apart, grind your teeth, and tighten your fist? Well, tighten your fist more. In fact, tighten your whole body. Breathe out, squeeze your stomach in, frown and purse your lips together. And […]

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Why school children should do Surya Namaskar

Do you know who the best yoga teacher in town is? No? Take a look at children and you’ll be surprised to find how well they can do those postures that you struggle with on the yoga mat. From an infant to a toddler to a second-grader, children do yoga all the time. It is […]

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