Hatha Yoga – A Helpful and Simple Guide

Hatha Yoga – “Ha+Tha” Sun and the Moon Union – the science of balancing the mind, the body. The goal of Hatha Yoga is to reach Samadhi. Yogi uses the purification techniques, Banda (internal locks), Mudra (seals), Asana and Pranayama to reach the highest states. Hatha Yoga is given by the Nath Yogi Sampardaye (A branch of Shaivism…

Pranayama – A Helpful and Simple Guide

What is Pranayama? Pranayama – expansion of life-energy force by breath control. Prānāyāma is the 4th limb explained in the Ashtanga Yoga system. The Upanishads and Vedas emphasis very much on Prāna.  Pranayama uses various techniques to accumulating, controlling and channelling the Prāna. Pranayama Principle Simple principle – Pooraka (prolonged inhalation), Antar Kumbhaka (internal retention of breath), Rechaka (prolonged…

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…

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.…