Yoga Asana Articles

Posture

By Gayatri A | 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 poor posture. Good posture is when all the joints in the body line up, stacked appropriately one on top of the other and there is equal distribution …

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Yoga Cellular Cleansing

By Gayatri A | 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 and flushing processes which rejuvenate deep down into all the cells. I always liken it to the wringing out of a dirty dish sponge followed by saturating …

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Yoga and the Circulatory System

By Gayatri A | August 19, 2014

Yoga is such a wonderful form of exercise. Not only does it feel good but it can also produce amazing health benefits for all of the bodily systems. The circulatory system is comprised of the heart (the pumping station) and blood vessels (the conduits). As the heart contracts it sends blood to the lungs where …

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Learning to Stretch – Bamboo Yoga

By Gayatri A | August 19, 2014

  In this connection there is an old Chinese tale of a proud oak tree and a humble bamboo plant. The oak tree was very, very big and strong and being proud of his strength and grandeur would deride the bamboo plant calling it a weak spindly thing. One day there was a terrible storm …

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Benefits of Yoga

By Gayatri A | August 19, 2014

Why should you practice yoga asanas? Why not jog, lift weights, do aerobics. Or maybe you get your exercise skiing, snowboarding or swimming. Of course other forms of exercise work your body in various ways, but yoga asana is a complete, systematic and time-tested form of exercise that complements your other activities. Then again, if …

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