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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-8 – Pari Utthita TriKonasana

Meaning: Pari = Revolved/ Twisted : Utthita = Extended : Trikonasana = Triangle pose What is Pari Utthita Trikonasana? Pari Utthita Trikonasana is a counter pose to Trikonasana and preparation for seated forward bends and twists, this pose is key to a skilled practice. Demonstration Method- steps: Step 1 – Tadasana(Samasthiti) – It is a basic standing asana in Yoga, with feet

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Blog-7 – Utthita ParsvaKonasana

Meaning: Utthita = Extended · Parsva = Side · Kona = Angle/ Corner · Asana = Pose What is Utthita Parsvakonasana? Utthita parsvakonasana is a standing side stretch. The name comes from the Sanskrit, utthita, meaning “extended,” parsva, meaning “side” or “flank,” kona, meaning “angle/ corner” and asana, meaning “posture.” Traditionally, utthita parsvakonasana is believed to activate the manipura chakra. This chakra is the body’s energy and vitality center; activating it through

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Blog-6 – 108 Surya Namaskara Yogathan

Ratha Saptami marks the birth of Surya (Sun). It represents the Sun God Surya turning his Ratha (Chariot) drawn by seven horses (representing seven colors) towards the northern hemisphere. It also symbolizes the change of season to spring and the start of the harvesting season. It is a day to celebrate or worship the birth or Surya (Sun). Practicing Surya

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Blog-5 – Spiritual Benefits of Surya Namaskara

You raise your consciousness Develop inner peace Detoxification of body and mind Drives away phobias Gratitude and communion with self Due to a beautiful combination of variability and repetitive nature of Surya Namaskaras, it allows individuals to do self-motivated practice and it also allows for easy self-manoeuvring since it is repetitive in nature. Adding Mantras during the practice removes monotony,

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Blog-4 – Surya Namaskara VS Jogging

According to Dr. B M Hegde, jogging is not a good exercise, but it could even be dangerous. In an American Heart Journal years ago, the then editor and a famous American cardiologist, George Burch, cautioned people about that “run to death.”  However, the multi-billion jogging shoe and outfit industry advertises jogging so much that common man falls a prey to it.

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