Intermediate

Asanas – Basic Yoga

Interestingly, we all have done yoga poses as babies. Since birth, babies tend to get into different positions while lying down, learning to stand or walk, in fact, babies even breathe as yogis and their mind is also like yogis – always in the present moment. So, yoga for beginners is nothing but reminding ourselves the wonder poses that we

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Asanas – Intermediate Yoga

Here, the baby (the trainee) learns from standing position to walking. The journey starts…. When you have mastered all beginner yoga poses, it is time to transition to the next phase – Intermediate yoga poses. Knowing when to transition from one level to another is a mind-boggling task for a yoga practitioner as the transition should be smooth. Ideally, one

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Pranayama

“Pranayama is control of Breath”. “Prana” is Breath or vital energy in the body. On subtle levels prana represents the pranic energy responsible for life or life force, and “ayama” means control. So Pranayama is “Control of Breath”. One can control the rhythms of pranic energy with pranayama and achieve healthy body and mind. Patanjali in his text of Yoga

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Bandhas

Bandha means to lock, close-off, to stop. In the practice of a Bandha, the energy flow to a particular area of the body is blocked. When the Bandha is released, this causes the energy to flood more strongly through the body with an increased pressure. There are four types of Bandhas: Mula Bandha – Anal Lock Uddiyana Bandha – Lifting of the

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