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What are the Benefits of Ashtanga Yoga?

Why people love Ashtanga Yoga? How Ashtanga Yoga brings harmony between your mind, body and breathing? Before going deeper, we must briefly know: What is Ashtanga Yoga? Ashtanga Yoga is a way of internal purification. It reveals the universal self and consists of eight spiritual practices. Ashtanga is a dynamic flowing practice, which syncs the…

Attaining the Siddhi with Yoga: 21 Super Natural Powers with Yoga

Patanjali, the great sage of India, who wrote Yoga Sutra. Easy to understand, he explains 8 principles one follow to attain ecstasy/ Nirvana/ Samadhi for liberation. While practising the 8 principles of Yoga Sutra, one start to attain Siddhis (supernatural or para-natural abilities). The word “Samyana” is used many times, the meaning is:  the combination…

3 way to improve your breathing effectively

Are you breathing enough?  It reminds you to bring your awareness on your breathing Deep breathing makes mind to stay alert, present and calm. Deep breathing is very important in Yoga and Meditation. Along with the science of Yoga, breathing is a detailed science explained as Pranayama. Yoga and Tantra relate breath with the moon and the sun explained…

Mothers as the Divinity Around the World

The day dedicated to the Mother – Happy Mothers Day (Mutterstag). Mother is the source of life, compassion, unconditional love and grace. Mother is a symbol of power, love and mentioned above gods in many cultures around the world. Here are 5 sacred and beloved mothers (in addition to our own mothers) from different cultures around the world.…

Outdoor Yoga – What to Expect?

Outdoor Yoga is a positive trend. Looking at the social media and Youtube, you will find people enjoying Yoga at amazing and inspiring locations around the world.  People who experienced Outdoor Yoga will tell you how uplifting they felt and they can not wait to start doing it again this year. In this blog post, I would…

Why Outdoor Yoga Makes You Feel Good?

Outdoor Yoga adds a different dimension to one’s practice and is brings you down to its original link with nature. “Yoga means ‘union,’ and when it’s practised outdoors it is the oneness with nature, humanity, and the universe is truly felt,” Many people might argue and share their opinions for not practising outdoors. This is a…

Yoga – A Philosophy of Life

What is Yoga? We often ask this question, again and again. It has many answers and every answer is right because we all have our own and unique perception of the truth. It is essential to be completely healthy to attain the four goals of human endeavour, e.g. earning money, begetting progeny with a pure…

Why Your Business / Start Up Needs Yoga

Yoga is becoming increasingly popular in the workplace. Many companies and startups  recognizing the value of Yoga and are offering classes to their employees as part of their stress reduction and corporate wellness programs during the workday. Yoga is low impact, improves strength and flexibility, builds concentration, and reduces mental and physical stress and tension.…

Pregnancy and Breathing – Why it is so important

(Schwangerschaftyoga und Atmung ) During pregnancy, breathing tends to shorten. The abdominal cavity is an enclosed pressure chamber. Bad posture, fatigue, pain, discomfort or lack of awareness of pregnancy increase the pressure. The diaphragm is the ceiling of the chamber. On average, by the end of pregnancy, the diaphragm has widened 2 cm, and at…

Importance of Pranayama in Yoga

Pranayama is a Sanskrit word, combining two words, Prana + Ayama. Prana means “the vital energy force and Ayama means “expansion”. The simple meaning is “Expansion of your vital life force through controlled and prolonged breathing”. Before going deep into the details, let us compare it with breathing. Pranayama and Breathing Breathing is more an unconscious…