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Yoga, Mindfulness, and Concentration

Yoga, Mindfulness, and Concentration

Yoga increases Mindfulness, which is much harder, then concentration. Concentration is practiced, for an external object. However, for Mindfulness the object of concentration, minds itself. Shifting the object of concentration from outward objects, to inward objects instantly makes the whole equation changed. You require a much profound discipline of consciousness, for practicing mindfulness, as the objects have become subtle, and it’s hard to remain concentrated on that. Benefits of Mindfulness However, if you could practice this hard step, the benefits are immense. Suddenly the mind moves into the present moment, and it becomes so engaged in the present moment, all distractive thoughts move away, all daydreaming on past and future are no longer there, making the mind focussed. And with this focus of mind, there is a...

Points To Keep In Mind While Taking Up A Pilates Routine

Points To Keep In Mind While Taking Up A Pilates Routine

Pilates is a physical fitness routine developed by Joseph Pilates and hence the name. It is more of a workout than a therapy and if done with proper guidance and awareness, can help improve flexibility, build up strength and develop control and endurance of the body. But, to get the maximum benefit from the pilates routine, there are a few points to keep in mind: Pilates The first thing is to discard the thought that you need to do a lot of exercises quickly to get results. This is not the right way to do pilates. It is hard to imagine that you can get a great workout without practicing some high-intensity movements. But pilates is actually a type of routine you need to do methodically...

Surya Yoga for Addiction

Surya Yoga for Addiction

We get addicted to anything. One of the major problem which affects today’s youth is addiction. There are biological, genetic and environmental consequences of developing an addiction. More importantly, there is also an emotional consequence, of developing an addiction. Surya Yoga in its foundation is only detachment. As its foundation, is based on “Citta Vritti Nirodha” which means annihilation of the tendencies of mind, it remains as a perfect tool for de-addiction or in more generalized term – detachment. Eliminating the social risk of Addiction by Surya Yoga Therapy The central foundation of addiction, are the changes, which happens when the brain interacts with the environment. This interaction makes the basis of how we make choices and decisions in our life. If we make some choices towards certain addicting...

Unleash the Power of Your Heart: 7 Heart Opening Poses [Infographic]

Unleash the Power of Your Heart: 7 Heart Opening Poses [Infographic]

Unleash the Power of Your Heart Believe it or not, our chest muscles and thoracic region needs to be regularly stretched to open up and release tension and stress in the body. By hunching over computers and laptops all day, we tend to build tension and stiffness in the front of the body. Here, yoga can come to the rescue. Yoga postures can be a potential tool; the perfect go-to moves after a long day at office. Long working hours, sitting at a desk with a rounded back and lack of activity can cause pain in the cervical and lumbar region. When one has a rounded back or poor posture along with a collapsed chest, it also signifies submissiveness, defeatedness, a loss of energy or a certain...

Top 10 Reasons to Practice Surya Yoga

Top 10 Reasons to Practice Surya Yoga

So, you want to get out of the disease cycle? Disease cycle is a vicious circle, where the cure of one disease, creates another disease, as a side effect. You have experienced it, day in and day out. The different medicines you buy from medicine shop, creates a number of diseases, as a side effect. By just googling the name of the medicine, you can know particulars of those diseases, which are created as a side-effect. Here are the top ten reasons for opting ‘Surya Yoga Therapy’ to get out of the disease cycle. No Side Effect That’s the blessing of Surya Yoga therapy. You really don’t have a side effect. If you want, you can always continue to use them for a lifetime. It Heals Naturally This is the beauty of Surya Yoga...

Kundalini Yoga and the Awakening

Kundalini Yoga and the Awakening

Kundalini Yoga - Yoga in Hindi The most powerful yoga is known as the Kundalini Yoga. It is powerful that it was called the mother of all the Styles of Yoga. This type of yoga awakens the base of our spine which is known as the Muladhara Chakra. The word Kundalini was derived from Kunda which means “pot”. Kundalini Sadhna is described to be the coiled energy that looks like a serpent which has three and a half coils which are resting at the bottom of the spine. The three coils in Kundalini Yoga are known as the three Gunas which are the Sattva, Rajas, Tamas. The VIkritis represent the half coil. In anatomy, the kundalini is found in the perineum region of our body. For the males,...

yoga ebook

Nifty new book to help you on your yoga journey (beginner’s guide to yoga)

GET FREE EBOOK! So, this is a bit off-topic, but it's so cool, I couldn't resist telling you about it. It's an ebook totally dedicated to helping you begin your journey in yoga without having to spend countless hours at the gym: [mc4wp_form id="34724"] And here's what's special about it...