The greatest misconception about yoga is that it is about fancy postures and complicated twists. Yoga is one of the oldest multidimensional systems of healing in the world. It is a combination of asana, pranayama, dhyana, kriya, bandha, and mudras (physical postures, breathwork, meditation, cleansing, neuromuscular locks, and hand gestures/ seals). While asana gets mostContinue reading “Yoga for Mental Health- Mind and body wellness”
You don’t need to be a yogi to practice compassion. But I see yoga as a very holistic way to tune ourselves towards kindness, empathy, and love.
Have you ever had days when you just couldn’t get out of bed? That feeling like you weight ten tons and do not want to move at all? I have felt like that for one third of my existence up to now. But it wasn’t until recently that began associating the feeling of lethargy andContinue reading “Food and the yogic connection”
When the lock-down in India began on 25th March, good friend and fellow yogi, @zeus_gaurav suggested that we start a yoga challenge. I have been practicing yoga every day and so I didn’t think it was too much extra trouble and agreed. We posted three simple asanas for each day and tagged friends on WhatsAppContinue reading “Asana- The seat”
For a lot of people, yoga is limited to the practice of ‘asana’. Twisting and bending into impossible knots excites everyone and it is often the ultimate goal. But yoga is not limited to and is certainly not defined only as the performance of complex postures. The vastness of what can be described as yogaContinue reading “Atha Yoga Anushasanam- Patanjali Yoga Sutra 1.1”