General Health

Blog-48 – TO LIVE AGAIN

The D-day came much too quicker than I expected! November 10th, 2018 was indeed a big day for the Sri Guru Raya School of Yoga (SGRSY) as our beloved teacher Mr. Veeresh had planned an outdoor trekking trip for his students. The chosen spot was the much famed Shivagange mountain peak which stands proudly at 2640 feet and is located

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Blog-46 – WORLD STROKE DAY – 29th October 2018

What is stroke? It occurs if the blood supply to the brain is blocked (ischemic stroke), or if a blood vessel in the brain is ruptured (hemorrhagic stroke). When either of these things happens, brain cells begin to die or are at risk of damage. If you or your loved ones have experienced stroke you will know that its consequences

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Blog-45 – Hamsasana

Hamsasana Meaning: Hamsa = “Swan”: Ham = “breath”: Sa = “Spirit”: Asana = Pose What is Hamsasana? Hamsasana (Swan Pose) from the Sanskrit word “Hamsa” meaning the ‘Swan’. The two words ‘Ham’ and ‘Sa’ represent the breath and spirit respectively fortifying the health and welcoming renewal. How does it Help? When this exercise is done, the organs within the abdominal

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Blog-42 – Pasasana

Pasasana Meaning: Pasa = “Noose/ tie/ snare”: Asana = Pose What is Pasasana? Pasasana is a posture in which the body is twisted, and the arms are bound around the squatting legs. The name comes from the Sanskrit pasa, meaning “noose,” “tie” or “snare,” and asana, which means “pose” or “posture.” It is so called because of the way the arms form a

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Blog-41 – Paryankasana

Paryankasana Meaning: Paryanka = “Couch or Bed”/ “Sofa” : Asana = Pose What is Paryankasana? Paryankasana is the Sanskrit name for a pose in the intermediate series of Ashtanga yoga referred to as couch pose in English. The term paryankasana is derived from the Sanskrit word paryanka, meaning “couch or bed,” and asana, meaning “posture.” How does it Help? The flexibility of

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Blog-39 – Surya Namaskara

Surya Namaskara Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation is a sequence of 12 powerful yoga poses. It creates a positive impact on the body and mind. Surya Namaskar is best done early morning on an empty stomach. Each round of Sun Salutation consists of two sets, and each set is composed of 12 yoga poses. Doing 12 sets of this exercise

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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-17 – World Health Day

World Health Day – 7th April (Every Year) The World Health Organization was founded on the principle that all people should be able to realize their right to the highest possible level of health. “Health for all” has therefore been our guiding vision for more than seven decades. It’s also the impetus behind the current organization-wide drive to support countries

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