The Pituitary Gland

The Pituitary Gland

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

The pituitary gland is a shaped like a bean and lies at the base of the skull behind the nose. This small gland relays messages from the hypothalamus …

Core Support

Core Support

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

Core support is a term much used these days especially in the world of Pilates and Yoga. Basically it is the activation of certain muscles that stabilize our …

Yoga and the Skeletal System

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

Our skeletal system is a series of long and short bones connected to each other by joints. Our body depends on this skeletal framework for shape and movement, …

Yoga and Muscles

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

There are more than 640 muscles in our body and these make up more than half of our total weight. We can categorise our muscles as either voluntary …

Yoga And Women's Health -- Menstrual Cramps

Yoga and Women’s Health – Menstrual Cramps

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

Cramps come in so many shapes and sizes and for some fortunate women, not at all. They can be sharp or dull, they can be experienced in the …

Yoga and Women’s Health – PMS (Pre Menstrual Syndrome)

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

What undeniable evidence of how our body influences our moods PMS is! During this time of the month if someone so much as looks at us the wrong …

Yoga and the Immune System

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

Your immune system protects you in three different ways: as a first line of defence it creates a barrier that prevents bacteria and viruses from entering your body. …

Yoga and the Respiratory System

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

Respiration is a two way process. It is the system of supplying oxygen to every cell in the body and then transporting carbon dioxide, the waste product of …

Posture

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

How often do those around you complain of a sore back? Look at the way they stand or sit. The pain is more than likely the result of …

Yoga Cellular Cleansing

By Gayatri | August 19, 2014

It’s amazing how refreshed you feel after you’ve been regularly practicing yoga asanas and deep breathing for some time. This is because of the squeezing and stretching, twisting …