The mind cannot go where the heart has not been.

- Quote: The Mind and Heart -
Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Yoga is great for people. It is a kind of exercise which people of all age group can practice. Cobra pose is a very common posture of Hatha yoga which in Sanskrit language is known as Bhujangasana. This is a basic yoga pose and it…

A Meditation on Gratitude

A Meditation on Gratitude

Gratitude is the gracious acknowledgement of all that sustains us, giving appreciation to all that we have, great and small. So often, we have so many things and gifts that go unappreciated, not because we are not thankful for them, but because we do not…

Plank Pose (Kumbhakasana)

Plank Pose (Kumbhakasana)

Yoga is highly beneficial for health and fitness enthusiasts. It is the best form of exercise for people of all ages. Plank pose (called Kumbhakasana in Sanskrit) is one of the most popular yoga poses that strengthens the spine and the arms and tones the…

A Meditation on Letting Go

A Meditation on Letting Go

Letting go is the path to freedom: It is only by letting go of the hopes, fears, the pain, the past, the stories that have a hold on us, that we can quiet our mind and open our heart. Letting go does not mean losing…

Corpse Pose (Savasana)

Corpse Pose (Savasana)

The corpse pose, referred to as the Savasana in the Sanskrit language, is one of the best-known poses in yoga. Yes, it has a weird English name but its benefits are amazing. For example, it relaxes your muscles. It also improves your blood circulation and…

Downward Facing Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

Downward Facing Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

If practicing yoga is one of your aims then you must get familiarized to the Downward facing dog pose. It is one of the most basic, popular and all pervasive yoga poses. It is also known as Down Dog in English and Adho Mukha Svanasana…

Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

Chair pose is called as Utkatasana in Sanskrit. The overall benefits of this pose are that it aids in straightening the pelvic and thigh muscles. This pose is ideal for yoga practicioners of all levels and ability. It is a fantastic pose for women during…

What to Wear to Hot Yoga

What to Wear to Hot Yoga

Hot yoga can be a daunting activity to those who are new to yoga or have never tried yoga in a heated environment. With temperatures usually ranging from 90 to 105 degrees, the fear that the heat will be too much is understandable. However, with…

Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

Yoga is known for its overall simplicity and certain poses help the body in numerous, and sometimes surprising ways. One of the easiest poses to perform in yoga is the mountain pose or Tadasana, as it is called originally in Sanskrit. The main purpose of…

5 Yoga Poses for Lower Back Pain

5 Yoga Poses for Lower Back Pain

You never really notice just how much your back muscles are being used each day until something goes wrong. According to the Mayo Clinic, lower back pain is something that most people will experience at one point of their lives. Whether you are a professional…

Crow Pose (Bakasana)

Crow Pose (Bakasana)

The crow pose (also known as the crane pose) or Bakasana is an arm balancing posture and forms the basis for all other arm balances in yoga. Bakasana, which is often used interchangeably with Kakasana, inspires exceptional confidence as well as develops arms and core…

Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape.

- Quote: Blessed are the flexible -
Sun Salutation 101

Sun Salutation 101

Sun Salutations also known as Surya Namaskar, are a traditional series of yoga poses, or asana, performed in the morning to greet the day.   There are many variations of Surya Namaskar; and the series of postures is often used to connect other yoga poses in…

Warrior Pose (Virabhadrasana)

Warrior Pose (Virabhadrasana)

Yoga is a worldwide phenomenon in today’s society and the Warrior Pose, also known as the Virabhadrasana in the ancient Sanskrit language, is the most recognizable symbol of this global art form. The Warrior Pose allows you to achieve inner peace as well as physical…

Pigeon Pose (Kapotasama)

Pigeon Pose (Kapotasama)

The pigeon pose, called Kapotasama in Sanskrit (the full name is Eka Pada Rajakapotasana) is a yoga pose that can be practiced by anybody. One of its key benefits is the reduction and elimination of the stress impact on the human body. In the beginning,…

Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation

Realizing a stable state of mind without facing any tensions in life is necessary with the practice of meditation. Instead of performing normal meditation, a greater control is expected to achieve upon the mind with the consideration of intensive features in an exceptional manner. Realizing…

Child’s Pose (Balasana)

Child’s Pose (Balasana)

The child’s pose is one of the easiest postures to perform in yoga and it is often performed as a resting pose. It’s ideal to utilize it between two difficult postures. The Sanskrit name for this is, Balasana. In which Bal means a child while…

Crane Pose (Bakasana)

Crane Pose (Bakasana)

Bakasana or Crane Pose is considered to be one the most vital of all arm balances. Practicing this pose will assist you to strengthen your arms and wrists and strengthen the abdominal muscles and the upper back which could assist with posture. It will also…

A Meditation on Compassion

A Meditation on Compassion

The human heart has the extraordinary capacity to transform the sorrows of life into a great stream of compassion. Compassion proclaims the power of the tender and merciful heart in the face of the sufferings of the world of the world – and arises whenever…

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