Avoiding the extremes is the key to success in Yoga. “One has to be temperate in food and recreation, exercise self-restrain in work and moderate in sleep and in waking” says the Gita. Abhyasa (practice) and Vairagya (non-attachment) the two means to achieve success in Yoga also point to the balanced path towards transformative and safe yoga. Yoga stands
Hatha Yoga recommends a balanced diet for success in yogic practices. A healthy balanced diet and calculated yoga practice brings perfection says the old wisdom of Hatha. At Akshara Yoga School we emphasize on nourishing diet which can provide sufficient physical vigor. And also stabilize the mind for a successful yoga experience Nutrition There is a saying that ‘the road
The goal of Yoga is freedom. From the assumed bondage of the mind and the realization of our true identity. Jnana Yoga is classified as one of the four major paths of Yoga, leading to the common goal of freedom. Whether you practice Hatha, Ashtanga, Iyengar Yoga or any other type of yoga, the tools of Jnana Yoga are suitable
Yoga & Discipline Yoga means a discipline of the mind and body. Its aim is to develop, through gradual stages, a quality of mind which can perceive reality and acquire self-knowledge through the healthy functioning of the mind and emotions. Yoga maintains that a health body and mind is essential for mental and spiritual development and whether you understand or
Yoga is an ancient Indian spiritual science comprising of physical and mental practices. It is the process of elevating oneself through the process of calming the mind. In simple terms Yoga means to give complete rest to body, mind and our entire being to feel refresh and energetic to be able to work again for days and months to come.
Hatha Yoga is a way of disciplining the body. It is working with the body, purifying it and preparing it for channelizing energy towards higher centers. Hath Yoga aims at understanding the science of physiology, to create certain environment within and finally propel energy in specific channels for subtle experiences. Hatha Yoga’s popularity lies in its very nature as a
What are the dualities that affect our well-being? Let us take real life situation to understand this. We broadly find two categories of people in any work environment. The first category Hyper-Active The first category is of hyper-active people or go-getters and second of hypo-active people or laid-backs. In the first category, a person seems to be running the never-ending
Yoga is a subtle science, belonging to the spiritual realm. In this article, in order to make our self familiar with the subtlety of yogic knowledge, we will focus on Shiva, the originator of Yoga. Understanding Shiva, the Adi Yogi or first yogi, the Adi Guru or the first guru can be of great help for Yoga students to grasp
Asana is one of the most widely practiced aspects of Yoga today. Practicing asana is also one of the easiest ways to introduce Yoga into one’s life. Making a daily Yoga plan for oneself can be a difficult task. You can read on here http://www.yogajournal.com/article/beginners/bringing-your-practice-home/ to learn on how to bring yoga practice at home. Our focus in this article
How to Introduce Yoga into Our Life Yoga is a psycho-physiological activity which involves a combination of bodily postures along with psychological and mental processes. The aim of all yogic practices is to turn our consciousness inwards to achieve a state of concentration and inner calmness. Yoga works in a systematic way to achieve a state of well-being and calmness.