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Yoga Traditions in India:Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga

Ashtanga yoga, which can easily be considered as the modern day form of classical Indian yoga, became popular in the 20th century by K. Pattabhi Jois. The word Ashtanga means eight limbs or branches. Each of the eight branches of the Ashtanga yoga signifies: Yama (abstinence) Niyama- (Observances) Asana (postures) Pranayama (breath control) Pratyahara (sense …

Prenatal Yoga-A journey for blissful motherhood

  Pregnancy or gestation is an important and one of the greatest experiences of women to be a mother. This journey spreads across three trimesters in 09 months where in the baby in the womb of mother achieves the growth and development physically and mentally. This development is highly being influenced by the health and …

Yoga Traditions in India:Iyengar Yoga

  Iyengar yoga is one of the most popular forms of yoga which is also a form of hatha yoga which pays a lot of attention to the details, alignment, and precision in performing the asana (posture) and pranayama (breath control). The Iyengar yoga comprises of more than 200 yoga poses along with 14 different …

Yoga Traditions in India : Sivananda Yoga

Sivananda Yoga is a holistic and classical approach to the traditional hatha yoga which tones and stretches the entire body. The best part about this type of yoga is that it is still practiced in its original form and has not yet been watered down or modified. The Sivananda yoga was introduced in India by …

Shirsha Asana – The King of Asanas

Shirsha Asana is the head stand pose in yoga. Shirsha means “head” and “asana” means pose. The standing on the head pose, Sirshasana is known as the king of all yogic poses and is done at the end of all yogic asanas. Standing on the head pose inverts the gravity pressure towards the head instead of …

Yoga Philosophy: Patanjala Yoga Sutras

The word philosophy is derived from Greek word which means the love of learning or the love of wisdom .The study of the philosophy helps in understanding of the reality in totality. It has contributed a lot for the field of metaphysics too. Yoga Philosophy is the one of the six classical systems of orthodox …

International Yoga Festival Rishikesh 2017

Rishikesh is all set to celebrate the world renowned International Yoga festival from 1st Mach to 7th March 2017 at Paramarth Niketan. This annual event is organized by the tourism department wing of  Garwal Mandal Vikas Nigam of Uttarakhand Government in association with Pararmarth Ashram. Rishikesh is revered as World capital Yoga, which is situated …

Yoga and Digestive Disorders Part – II

Continued from Part-I The Practice of Yoga helps to restore the lost health of the digestive system and prevents many of the disorders associated with digestion. Preventive, Promotive and curative aspects of Yoga as natural health care measures contribute a lot for the best possible health of the digestive system.  The Yogic principles and practices …

Hatha Yoga Teacher Training in India

Hatha Yoga in India Hatha Yoga is attracting more and more yoga Aspirants around the world due its increased popularity as it is one of the most accepted and widely practiced tradition of yoga around the world due its various health benefits. Every year number of yoga practitioners around the world travel to take part …

Yoga and Digestive Disorders-Part- I

Digestion Healthy digestion is one of the most precious treasures of the enjoyment of the good health of the mind and body. The process of the digestion takes place both in chemical and mechanical ways. The modern life, with its advancement for the comfort of the luxury of the life brining some of the undesired …