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Yoga Mat: How to chose right one for awesome practice

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[Updated August 2018]

Yoga Mat

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When you practice yoga, there is one constant companion for each class, without fail : your Yoga Mat.  

In earlier times, when Yoga was practiced only in ashrams, folded blankets were used as base for deeper practice. Or even Kusha grass before that. Which is not the case anymore. Now you have yoga mats in yoga studios, throughout the world.

One of the main reason is the scarcity and cost of such rugs. The other factor is […]

How to stay healthy when you don’t have time?

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“It takes me 2 hours to reach office. There is no time left to do anything other than a little walk after dinner.”

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This is the reality that most of the people who are living in a metropolitan city and working at a distance of more than 10-15 km. Not many of us are lucky to have an office within 10-15 min drive.

This is frustrating.  Here you are working hard to have a life where you can […]

Yoga for back pain: What you need to know

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The anatomy of back pain

 

If you commuting more than 30 minutes for your office and then sit in front of your computer for more than 6-7 hours, it is a matter of time that you will have back pain issues or in severe cases shoulder freeze too.

Even most ergonomically designed chairs are effective only to a point. After some time, there is bound to be a time when you simply slouch. Or sliding hips little away from backrest […]

A complete introduction to ShatKarma

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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 ingestion, digestion and excretory system of our body. These systems mean eyes, respiratory system, digestive system & excretory system.

Just like when we take bath, we remove dead skin cells and other pollutants from our skin, shatkarma […]

Common Yoga Protocol – (English & Hindi)

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Common Yoga Protocol (CYP)

What is CYP?

Common Yoga Protocol or CYP for short is a document & video, published by Ministry of AYUSH(Government of India) to make learning and practice of Yoga simple and accessible to all.

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This document was prepared with the consultation of leading Yoga experts and head of eminent Yoga institutions.

The CYP makes the learning of Yoga as simple as available to all.

The documents & video as a wealth of information about the […]

Four paths of Yoga

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The Paths of Yoga

Four paths of Yoga

The understanding of Yoga has acceptance that as there are different human bodies, so is different human nature. A single approach is not suitable for everyone.

As there are different temperament or approaches to life, so are there different paths of Yoga. These paths of yoga are basically main schools which are different from each other with way they approach the concept of practice of yoga. There are many paths of yoga, but certain […]

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