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What Ages Are The Best for Kids To Do Yoga?

The magic of yoga connects the mind, body and soul as one. It helps one connect to their inner being giving them the ability to strengthen their mind, increase their self-esteem and their self-confidence. It is great exercise and a great way to strengthen the body, improve flexibility, decrease stress and stay healthy and at the same time, it gives you the ability to focus on the meaningful things in life that make a difference in our lives. Your kids could be experiencing these wonderful things, too. After all, yoga is not just for adults. Yoga is a practice that can be modified to every age level, from small babies all the way up to great grandma and grandpa....

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5 Yoga Asanas To Reduce Stubborn Belly Fat Fast

Some yoga poses to burn belly fat are: Cobra pose - strengthens abdominal muscles, Bow Pose - activates the digestive system, Boat pose - fights fat around the waist, strengthening back and leg muscles, Plank - tones arms, shoulders, back, thighs and eliminated belly fat, Wind-relieving pose - improve metabolism, tones the muscles of the abdomen and hips.Yoga to Reduce Belly Fat, Stomach fat can be one of the most difficult and stubborn areas of your body to burn off. Most of the times big fat tummy is the first thing people notice when they observe you. Therefore having belly fat can make you very self-conscious and it will affect your quality of life. The abdominal fat, in fact, is closely linked to heart diseases,...

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The Five Traditional Branches of Yoga [Infographic]

Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are. ~ Jason CrandellSince ancient times, yoga has been compared to a tree with different branches. These branches epitomize a unique aspect of life. However, these branches go beyond the physical practice of yoga postures and breathing techniques. Most people are acquainted with asanas and pranayamas and assume it is all about that. But within the realm of these branches, yoga extends beyond the obvious.Hatha, which is the branch that deals with postures and breath control, is just one of the five branches. Yoga, as a whole, goes beyond the physical practice and encompasses the spiritual growth of an individual. It helps us harmonize ourselves with universal consciousness. As we expand our being, we come...

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Yoga Exercises – Poses for Everyday Life

Yoga is a useful and highly beneficial practice that can be employed in every part of our lives. Different poses promote various moods and are applicable to a different part of your day. Whether you’re working out, cooling down, or trying to unplug before bed, we’ve compiled a list of helpful and enjoyable yoga poses.Yoga Exercises - Poses for Toning and Yoga for Weight Loss It can be difficult to find time to hit the gym during the regular hustle and bustle of life. If you’ve been staying late at work and feeling exhausted, you might not be feeling as motivated to take your morning run. Yoga is an alternative and an attractive one because it can be done right in the comfort of your living room.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,...

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Ashtanga Yoga – Is it right for you?

Ashtanga Yoga is the type of yoga which was developed and founded by K. Pattabhi Jois. This type of yoga is known as the Eight Limb Yoga which has revolved in Pattanjali's enormous idea. It presented that the path of purification is made up of the eight spiritual practices. The first four limbs that represent Ashtanga Yoga are – yama, niyama, Asana and the Pranayama. These are considered cleansing practices which are externally correctable. The other set of limbs which are the – pratyahara, dhyana, dharana are the internal practies.These limbs can only be corrected by the proper application of the Ashtanga Yoga method. This type of yoga method is quite dangerous to the mind.K. Pattabhi Jois said that practicing these Eight Limbs and also its...