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Blog-32 – Parvatasana Part II

Healthy Women… Continuing with the asanas to help reduce the menstrual issue, here is another asana. Parvatasana Part II Meaning: Parvata = Mountain : Asana = Pose What is Parvatasana? Parvatasana in Sanskrit means Mountain. In this posture, the body is stretched to look like a mountain. To relieve stress and revitalize your tired body and mind, Parvatasana is one

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Blog-31 – Parvatasana

Healthy Women… Continuing with the asanas to help reduce the menstrual issue, here is another asana. Parvatasana: The name comes from the Sanskrit words ‘Parvata’ = ‘mountain’, and ‘asana’ = ‘posture’, i.e. Mountain pose. In Parvatasana, the body is thought to resemble the shape of a mountain. It is a simple seated asana, which is considered to be one of

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Blog-30 – Baddha Konasana

Healthy Women… Here is another asana, to relieve a few problems related to menstruation. Baddha Konasana: The name comes from Sanskrit ‘Baddha’ = ‘bound’, ‘kona’ = ‘angle’ or ‘split’ and ‘asana’ = ‘posture’. You will find cobblers sitting in this position as they do their daily chores. So another name for Baddha Konasana is the Cobbler Pose. It is also

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Blog-29 – Urdhva Dhanurasana

Healthy Women… Continuing with the asanas to help reduce the menstrual issue, here is another asana. Urdhva Dhanurasana: The name comes from the Sanskrit words ‘urdhva’ = ‘upward’, ‘dhanur’ = ‘bow’, and ‘asana’ = ‘posture’, i.e. upward bow pose. Urdhva Dhanurasana is also called as Chakrasana. The asana forms a part of exercises in an Ashtanga Yoga regimen. When the

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Blog-28 – Prasarita Padottanasana

Healthy Women… Another asana to relieve a few menstrual concerns of women. Prasarita Padottanasana: The name comes from the Sanskrit words ‘prasarita’= ‘stretched out, expanded, spread, with outstretched limbs’, ‘pada’ = ‘foot’, ‘ut’ = ‘intense’, ‘tan’ = ‘to stretch or extend’ and ‘asana’ = ‘posture’, it is also called as wide-legged standing forward bend. This literally translates to “Feet Spread

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Blog-27 – International Yoga Day

This year we are celebrating International Yoga Day on 17th June 2018, Sunday. Venue: Arham Mitra Mandal, WOC Service Road, Bangalore. Time: 6 a.m. — 8 a.m. We will practice Surya Namaskara, different breathing patterns and exercises which is helpful for each & every individual. All are welcome!! About International Yoga Day  International Yoga Day is observed every year on June

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Blog-26 – Adho Mukha Svanasana

Healthy Women… Here we are, with the second asana to relieve few menstrual concerns of women. Adho Mukha Svanasana: The name comes from the Sanskrit words ‘adhas’ = ‘down’, ‘mukha’ = ‘face’, ‘svana’ = ‘dog’, and ‘asana’ = ‘posture’, i.e. downward facing dog pose. Adho mukha svanasana is a part of the Surya namaskara series. While performing this asana, it

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Blog-25 – Uttanasana

Healthy Women… As mentioned on our previous blog, here we are with the first asana to relieve a few menstrual issues. Uttanasana: The name comes from Sanskrit ‘uttana’ = ‘intense stretch’ and ‘asana’ = ‘posture’. Uttanasana is a standing forward fold, which is considered very good for relieving stress and soothing the nervous system. It is also a part of

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Blog-24 – Healthy Women

“In order to reclaim our full selves, to integrate each of these aspects through which we pass over the course of our lives, we must first learn to embrace them through our cycles.” ― Lucy H. Pearce, Moon Time: Harness the Ever-Changing Energy of Your Menstrual cycle At least once in a lifetime, every woman goes through menstrual issues. Research says that

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Blog-23 – Ganda Bherundasana

Meaning: Gandaa = Cheek or Face : Bherunda = Intense/ powerful/ fearful/ extreme/ terrible : Asana = Pose What is Ganda Bherundasana? Ganda Bherunda refers to a bird (like an eagle) which has two heads/ face and is believed to have or possess magical strength. This pose means Formidable Face pose which basically means it ends resting flat on your

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