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
A healthy nervous system maintains homeostasis by balancing input from both branches of the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS), during activities ranging from relaxing, digesting and sleeping, to waking, feeling excited, and running. The two branches of ANS that work in conjunction are Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous Activity. Under Normal Circumstances, the Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS) promotes the ability to be active
Today Yoga has become synonymous with Asana practice. Asana has become the most prominent aspect of Yoga, where it is seen as an alternate to exercises for a workout. However the scope of Yoga portrayed in Bhagavadgita and other classical text is far more comprehensive. Today in this article we will try to understand the profundity of Yoga. To get
What is the best yoga school? These days yoga schools are coming up everywhere like never before. Many schools across the world are highlighting their yoga certification program to become a certified yoga teacher from the respective school. With so many styles and traditions of yoga in the offering, it can become a difficult task for beginners to pick the
Healthy Lifestyle that Yoga Promises Awareness Awareness is one of the key components of yoga practice. In fact, it is awareness only which gives yoga a special place among various forms of healthy lifestyle, exercise or fitness regimes. Awareness in Yoga simply means keeping track of body movements, breath, sensations and various changes that occur in body and mind while practicing Yoga which
Yoga in India and Health Yoga is a spiritual discipline which aims for integrating the personality from lowest to the highest levels of one’s existence. From microcosm to macrocosm, from atomic to cosmic there is a sense of oneness, depicting the uniform flow of awareness. At the more apparent level yoga integrates body and mind towards an optimized life functioning.