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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 […]

One day Fast: Types, Benefits & How to do it

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What is a Fast?

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Keeping a fast means to abstain from food for certain amount of predefined of time. But, as per yogic understanding a fast is different from simply abstaining from food.

Fasting in yoga means you plan the duration, activity, timing & diet that you will follow for that period. Also, how to break the fast is also given importance in Yogic fast.

Fasting in a cleansing technique. Though it is not a part of shatkarma, […]

Level 1 or Level 2, which one to appear for?

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Should I appear for Level 1 or Level 2 of Yoga Certification scheme?

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With growing acceptance and popularity of Voluntary Yoga certification scheme, more and more yoga professionals are registering themselves for Yoga certification exams.

You can see the list published on AYUSH ministry website of qualified Yoga Professionals in both Level 1 & level 2 here (AYUSH Official Website Link).

Currently, the certification is available for Level 1 (instructor) and Level 2 ( teacher) only. Level 3 & […]

Yoga can work wonders with your endurance

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Stamina:

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You need stamina. There is no doubt about it. Most of the things that we enjoy or want to do require stamina for the proper experience. Yoga can work gently with your body and still increase your stamina overall.

In simplest terms, stamina/endurance(wiki) is defined as your ability to exert yourself before getting tired. Each one of us has difference endurance/stamina, which is dependent on physical health, the task for which we are evaluating ourselves. But still, […]

Why Proper Relaxation Is More Important Than Proper Exercise

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Proper relaxation:

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This post is the result of a candid discussion I was having recently with a veteran heart specialist. During the course of our discussion, he said something that really showed things from different perspective.

He quipped, “If only people give rest to their heart, it will say thank you”.

Coming from a medical professional with over 20 years of experience, it is a simple but very profound statement.

The irony is that there is more awareness […]

Yoga shows the way

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Yoga shows the way

Yoga shows the way:

This quote is by Swami Vishnudevananda, the founder of Sivananda Yoga Ashrams worldwide and author of NY Times bestseller “The complete illustrated guide to Yoga”.

This simple quote within itself is like a sutra.

It needs to be explored, exploded and experienced to understand properly.

In a way, this quote highlights an important part of the attained mind. Making things simple yet profound.

We know what the word yoga means, and what it denotes.

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