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Yoga On The Bed

Just like animals, we stretch when we try to awaken our body, we stretch too before we sleep. Yawning is also a form of stretching. It is an effective way to release the tightness in our muscles. Only God…

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Breathing technique for calming

Now I do this sometimes before I sleep to unwind the day. Simply, to release. 1. Sit comfortably cross-legged with an erect spine. You can improve this position by sitting on the edge of a thick blanket to elevate…

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Happy Birthday Mr Iyengar!

“The rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind, and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life.” Today marks the 95th birthday of Mr BKS Iyengar. 95th! And this man still does his asanas daily, an icon of…

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Savasana, the Corpse

Easily a favourite among yoga students! Hands up please! And this might sound quite shocking, but to a lot of yoga students out there, this is easily the hardest pose. I remember when I took my first yoga class…

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You are your best teacher

The last I wrote on how your body is so smart, because it tells you if it’s unhappy at Digestive Aid And precisely, it is this very feedback system that tells us more than what Google can tell you!…

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Did your feet grow after yoga?

I have noticed my shoes getting tighter as of late. Wearing pumps while walking around proved to be a painful feat! Did I put on weight? Was it water retention? Turns out it was just yoga after all! “Broaden…

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Simple Child’s Pose

Need something to clear the head? Feel bogged down by endless worries? Just need to relax after a crazy day? Here’s one that helps me regardless of flexibility, time needed. 1. Kneel on the floor and lower your buttocks…

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I am not flexible enough to do Yoga!

Every time someone says that whenever they know I am doing yoga, I had to chuckle to myself. In their heads, yoga is all about this! And only if you are able to do this right from the start,…

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Home Practice

It is not easy to adhere to, it is not easy to make a pact with yourself with no teacher around, it is not easy to even unroll your mat! Thousands of excuses float passed. “I am too tired.…