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Learn Cat Pose

6 Dec

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Cat Pose is one of the most common Yoga Poses. Beginners who want to learn Yoga Poses can easily practice this Yoga Pose as it is one of the most easy to learn Yoga poses.

Intention:

There are some Yoga Poses which has common intentions. The warrior pose, triangle pose and cat pose are the Yoga Poses which have some common intentions including increase the circulation of blood.

  • To release tension in the spinal muscles and create a supple spine
  • To create internal tissue pumps to eliminate stale blood and lymph from the internal organs of the lower torso
  • To increase the circulation of blood and lymphatic fluids along the spine

Benefits:

There are some Yoga Poses which have some common benefits. Cat Pose, Forward Bending, Head to Toe are some Yoga Poses which have some common benefits.

  • Flexes the spine and relieves spinal muscle tension
  • Creates a supple, open, lengthened skeletal spine
  • Massages the abdominal organs and creates tissue pumps that eliminate stale blood and lymph from the organs
  • Synchronizes movement of the body with the appropriate breath to open and close the chest
  • Creates space, stretches the intercostal muscles and opens and flexes the ribcage
  • Brings awareness to the movement of the scapulas
  • Strengthens the arms and shoulders Continue reading
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Better Sex Through Yoga

2 Dec

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Perfect sex is one of the most important mind-body experiences. So is important yoga. Yoga reduces stress, improves flexibility, increases blood flow, and opens the heart—all of which are necessary for a hot sex life. Yoga teaches accurate mindfulness—living only in the present moment. In a new Journal of Sexual Medicine study, researchers find that most women claim they have a difficulty staying focused, one cause why sex may be uninteresting or unresponsive for them.

We need to understand that the mindfulness you learn while practicing yoga can be implemented to other aspects of your life, so you can enjoy lovemaking entirely for what it is, and not think or worry about anything else. According to the experts, to practice an hour a day, sex will become a magical and alchemical act, which is fed by the two poles, generating the necessary fuel for the kundalini-creative energy that rises upward in the column- instead of down and lost through semen, the fruit of sadhana or practice energy. Continue reading

Yoga-The Ultimate Weight Loss Secret

1 Dec

weight loss yogaIt is true that extra weight will make some asanas more difficult, and there will be greater pressure on the joints in some asanas. But not trying yoga until one loses extra weight is like not practicing yoga until you get flexible enough. Among other things, we do yoga because of the wonderful physical and mental benefits it brings us in specially those areas where we suffer. If we were already as fit, balanced and slim as we expect ourselves we should be, then we wouldn’t have to do yoga at all. Continue reading

Yoga for Expectant Mothers

1 Dec

pregnant yogaYoga is an ancient form of work out method that has enriched the holistic living of individuals in the most natural and effective way since years. Yoga is like a sacred route to a peaceful mind and healthy body.

During pregnancy, when expectant mothers are fighting mood swings at varying levels, weariness and sickness, painful leg cramps and breathing problems; yoga exercises, techniques and postures reduce all such conditions ensuring a period of relieved nine months followed by an easier labor and smooth delivery. Continue reading

Yamas and Niyamas

30 Nov

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Yamas (universal principles)

Ahimsa: kindness, non-violence, compassion for oneself and for others. Be aware of how we treat ourselves, others and the environment. No harm ( Ahimsa ) is the fundamental attitude. Actually, it is not possible act without causing absolutely no harm, the recommendation is to always choose the action less harmful to others.

Satya: truth of thought, speech and communication. Judge words before to say them. You have to tell the truth when and only when it is good for others. Communicate honestly. Follow this rule in each and every aspect of your life. Be honest, be truthful, be kind.

Asteya: do not steal, do not take what is not belong to you. Theft is the result of believing that we lack something, which is contrary to the universal law of abundance. Continue reading

Classical approaches of Yoga

30 Nov

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There are four classical schools of Yoga: Jnana Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga and Raja Yoga.

Jnana Yoga: Jnana Yoga is the path of knowledge, wisdom, insight, and contemplation. It involves a deep exploration of the nature of our being, is performed by means of a systematic exploration and go false aside identities.
Bhakti Yoga: Bhakti Yoga is the path of devotion, emotion, love, compassion, and service to God and people. All action takes place in a context reminiscent of Divine.
Karma Yoga: Karma Yoga is the path of action, service to others, of being conscious, and always keep in mind the levels of our being while fulfilling our actions in the world, our karma. Continue reading

Restorative Yoga Sequence

29 Nov

 

  • Breath Awareness
  • Pelvis movements .– separating pelvis from ribs
  • Hinge Pose
  • Spread the toes
  • Cakravasana
  • Bidilasana
  • Bidilasana variations
  • Supta Baddha Konasana .– exhale and lean back towards the floor; blanket under head; broaden your shoulders and the space between them; spread the backside of your pelvis to release the lower back and upper buttocks; place your feet together .– not too close to the body but what feels comfortable; take the upper part of the thigh with your hands and gently externally rotate the inner thighs out and away from the torso; slide the hand along the outer side from hips towards knees and widen your outer knees away from your hips; support your knees to release through the groin; release arms to floor where it feels comfortable for you to simply 1let go.
  • Balasana .– childs pose supported 10 mins Continue reading