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Top 5 Ashtanga Yoga Benefits for your Wellbeing

Ashtanga Yoga Benefits The benefits of Ashtanga Yoga are huge. Ashtanga Yoga is an internal purification yoga method. Ashtanga is a dynamic flowing practice, which syncs the movements of the body with the breath. #1 Gives You Physical Strength Ashtanga yoga focuses on physical strength and muscle training. This makes your mind calmer. Ashtanga yoga tones…

Ashtanga Yoga Guru – Sri K. Pattabhi Jois

Ashtanga Yoga Guru Sri K. Pattabhi Jois Life   Sri K. Pattabhi Jois was born on July 26, 1915, a day of the full moon, in a traditional Hindu Brahman family.  His father was a well-known astrologer in the service of the Maharaja (King) of Mysore. Pattabhi Jois was curious about Yoga and Sanskrit. It led him meeting…

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…

3 Reasons How Yoga can Help You Improve Running

I have been a marathon runner and loved running in the forest of Heidelberg, cities, and fields enjoying the rhythm of my breathing. It was a life-changing experience. With the time, I’ve realized that my cardio got so much better, I’ve lost a few extra kilos and gained my confidence back. The “high” you receive from…

3 Effective Exercises to Improve Breathing

Are you breathing enough? It reminds you to bring your awareness on your breathing! Deep breathing makes the mind to stay alert, present and calm. Breathing is a detailed science in Yoga, explained as Pranayama. Successful people and Yogis understand the importance of breathing. Breathing impacts on your physical, mental and spiritual well-being. According to Ayurveda, People with…