Top 5 Benefits of Deep Breathing in Daily Life and Yoga

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Breathing – are you doing it right? Breathing has an interdependency to the mind, body, and emotions. Concentration comes easily and creativity flows. Here are the top 5 benefits to motivate you to breathe right: Top 5 Benefits of Deep Breathing #1  Preventing Stress Simple deep and rhythmic breath initiates the parasympathetic nervous system. It induces […]

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 […]

4 Benefits of Outdoor Yoga That You Should Know


Outdoor Yoga adds a different dimension to one’s practice and it 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,” I am teaching Outdoor Yoga for the last 4 years in Heidelberg (Germany). The feedback has […]

Yoga – A Philosophy of Life

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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

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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. […]

Surya Namaskar – Beginning of your Yoga Practice

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Surya Namaskara – Salutation to the Sun Surya Namaskar is one of the fundamental Yoga pose (asana). It is widely practised in traditional and modern yoga practices such as Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga etc. This post explains some tradition behind it and the benefits in details. Purpose of Surya Namaskara in Asana Practice: Warm-up (muscles) Release of […]