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How to sit cross-legged
How to sit cross legged ?
What does a cross-legged position mean?
In the context of yoga or meditation, a cross-legged position often refers to a seated posture in which the legs are bent, crossed at the ankles or calves, and placed below the torso. This position is common in many cultures around the world and is traditionally used for various spiritual practices, including meditation, prayer, and yoga.
There are different types of cross-legged positions:
- Sukhasana (Easy Pose): This is a simple […]
A complete introduction to ShatKarma
Shatkarma: What are they?
Shatkarma are cleansing techniques (shuddhi kriyas). They are recommended to be done to prepare the body for yoga practices. They are named shatkarma because they are six (shat in Sanskrit) in number.
In simplest words: these techniques are done to clean the ingestion, digestion, and excretory system of our body. These systems mean the eyes, respiratory system, digestive system & excretory system.
Yoga for Beginners: All you need to know
Yoga for Beginners
Yoga balances, harmonizes, purifies and strengthens the body, mind and soul of the practitioner. It shows the way to perfect health, perfect mind control and perfect peace with one’s self, the world, nature and God.
Firs things first: The best way to learn Yoga is by doing it.
The problem is not everyone has a Yoga […]
Yoga Cushions – How to choose the right cushion
Why do we need yoga cushions?
While you are practising meditation or pranayama, sitting in a cross-legged position is recommended position. The difficult part is that sitting in such a position isn’t easy for everyone. This is especially true when you are new to the practice of yoga. Yoga cushions are there to help if sitting cross-legged is difficult on its own.
A yoga cushion is designed to provide support, comfort, and stability during your yoga practice. It can help improve alignment, reduce strain on joints, and assist with […]
Yoga Certification Scheme changes – Everything you need to know
Big changes in Yoga Certification scheme
As you know that the Yoga Certification Scheme was shifted from QCI to MDINY last year (April 2018). Then MDINY, Ministry of AYUSH Government of India constituted Yoga Certification Board for the implementation of the scheme.
You can find the details about Yoga Certification Board (YCB for short) here.
YCB ( Yoga Certification Board) has announced some major changes in Yoga Certification Scheme. These changes were implemented from April 1, […]
Yoga Certification : The complete preparation guide
Under the updated syllabus and scheme details, this guide is no longer valid. Please refer to updated guide.
Last Updated: January 2019.
Yoga Certification :
[This post is follow up post to what you need to know about voluntary yoga certification exam]
Read: Which level to appear for – Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3?
The first question after registering yourself for voluntary yoga certification examination is how to prepare for it?
As a Yoga professional, […]