Eagle Pose (or) Garudasana 3 Practical points for Beginners

Bending at the Hip shifts weight to big toe. Avoid that by maintaining straight vertebral column. Mild relaxation of muscles like Iliacus, Psoas major, Psoas Minor, External Obliques Abdominus and Internal Obliques Abdominus and counteract with Erector spinae muscles of Lumbar region. So reversing the agonists (front muscles) to...

MINT LEAVES AND YOGA PRACTICES

The normal energy values of 2 tablespoons of Pudina paste includes; Energy= 2 gm calories Proteins= 0.012 gm Carbohydrates= 0.48gm Fat= 0.03 gm Fiber= 0.3 Potassium (K), Calcum (Ca), Phosphorus (P), Iron (Fe), Vitamin-C, Vitamin-A Pudina for RESPIRATION: Rosemarinic acid is an anti-oxidant which can neutralize the free radicals...

Yoga Nidra: Steps-5 & 6

After completing the first four steps, Mind will have come to a stage of fewer thoughts. Now the following steps are to be practiced. Yoga Nidra Step-5: “A Wish or resolve” is a deep thought expressed using all senses mentally (Anahata). This can be a long-term and selfless desire for...

Yoga Nidra: Step-1 & 2

The initial 2 steps of Yoga Nidra Yoga Nidra: “Shavasana” is the relaxation and meditative pose. It requires less physical effort hence the mind can be focused easily. Yoga Nidra: “Self-relaxation” is the first step of Yoga Nidra. It requires all the external supports for the sake of comfort...

CRANE POSE (or) BAKASANA

Ramayanam is the first poem by first sage, Valmiki event based on “Crane bird”. Once he went to river Tamasa to have morning sandhya vandanam. A heron couple was engaged in love-play near the bank. Suddenly a sharp arrow pierced the chest of the male bird which fell bleeding...

Shankha Prakshalana- 300 hour Yoga Practice and Student’s Experience

I want to give a big thanks to Ammu Teacher that has been so nice in helping us in doing what we wanted to do and for skillfully assisting us with joy and passion along this course.😃 Special Thanks for supporting us with the Shanka prakshalana Kriya for more...

BHOJANA MANTRA- YOGA LIFE

The sound (prayer) before eating initiates the body and tune the mind towards eating event. From the scriptures, the sound of Sanskrit words used in this Bhojana mantra is totally meant about the food, its composition, its process of reaching us and its digestion inside. Aham Vaishvaanaro Bhutvaa Praaninaam...