Pranayama – the practice of breath control

Pranayama – the practice of breath control

Breath is an integral part of our life, the catalyst for our body’s metabolism. The word Prana in Sanskrit means life force and ayama means extending or stretching. Pranayama, the Yogic technique of breath control, therefore, helps in extending and strengthening one’s...
What are the benefits of breathing exercises?

What are the benefits of breathing exercises?

Without breath we are nothing. It is what stands between our life and death. We inhale oxygen that is vital for our metabolic function, and exhale carbon dioxide. The respiratory process nourishes us with every inhalation and removes toxins with every exhalation....
What are the Benefits of Online Yoga?

What are the Benefits of Online Yoga?

As we face down a pandemic, we are constantly challenged on how to be disciplined, motivated and consistent in all aspects of our life. Most of the external structures we relied on to establish a daily routine — office, school, gym, Yoga studio etc — have faced huge...
Yoga Practices for Cancer Survivors

Yoga Practices for Cancer Survivors

For most of us, a diagnosis of cancer is like being handed a death warrant. As we face a long-drawn out and rigorous treatment plan we are likely to brush aside the palliative benefits of Yoga. So let’s take a closer look at how Yoga practices can help increase the...
Yoga Therapy for Cancer

Yoga Therapy for Cancer

Research and studies have revealed the benefits of Yoga Therapy for those suffering from cancer to help reduce fatigue, pain, depression, anxiety, sleeplessness and mood swings and improve flexibility, breathing and a much-needed sense of wellbeing. What is Yoga? Yoga...