Yoga for life

    BKS Iyengar may have passed away on August 20, 2014. But he left us with a legacy that extends far beyond the walls of a studio No matter which asana we practise, the key lies in the ability to go deeper. For example, when we learn that the simple movement of a toe can shift […]

    International Yoga Day 2017: Quotes and Messages

    International Yoga Day 2017: Quotes and messages The purpose of International Yoga Day is to promote yoga and endeavour towards making it a part and parcel of everyone’s daily routine. The benefits of a yogic routine are many, hence, motivating your loved ones to practice yoga is a must on this International Yoga Day. Here […]

    How to Build Your Own Yoga Business

    For over a thousand years, yoga has been celebrated as one of the globe’s most effective methods of spiritual release. Yoga promotes both physical and mental strength, offers a great workout and helps practitioners get in tune with their bodies. Bearing all that in mind, it’s little wonder yoga is so popular. More than one […]

    ‘Yoga Is Health Assurance At Zero Budget’: PM Modi’s Top 5 Quotes

    PM Narendra Modi addressed thousands of people gathered in Chandigarh’s Capitol Complex to perform yoga on International Yoga Day. CHANDIGARH:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the second International Yoga Day celebrations from Chandigarh this morning. June 21 picked on India’s request as International Yoga Day, it is the longest day as Earth is closest to […]

    More Americans Bend For Yoga Than Curve Ball: 10 PM Modi Quotes

    PM Modi addresses a joint sitting of the US Congress in Washington on Wednesday. WASHINGTON:  In his address to a joint sitting of the US Congress in Washington, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pointed to cross-border terror, saying it was important to isolate those who promote terror and delink it from religion. His speech — […]

    This Yoga Gear is Made from All Natural Materials

    If you go shopping for yoga gear, you’re likely to find some foam blocks, mats made of synthetic materials and not much else. All of those sterile, lab-made materials seem a bit out of place in a practice like yoga, which tends to stress the concepts of purity and being in tune with nature. So, […]

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    Yoga challenge week 3: build your core

    Naukasana helps improve digestion and blood flow. Photographs by Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint This week we add a variation and do the challenging Navasana. Try and do all the previous exercises continually, especially the Naukasana, a variation of the Navasana that helps improve digestion and blood flow, and strengthens the abdomen, back and legs. It is important […]

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    Yoga challenge week 4: build your core

    This asana works on the shoulder and chest muscles. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Now that we have strengthened our core with the Navasana, it is time to make the whole torso stronger. The next asana is Chaturanga Dandasana. This will again take a few weeks to accomplish, maybe longer for some, so do not get discouraged. […]