Category: Yoga

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Yoga after pneumonia

Yearning to return to yoga after pneumonia You’d hardly expect anyone to get pneumonia in Delhi in June with temperatures skimming above the 40s (Celsius). But I did. Not that I knew it was...

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Better

Let’s attend a yoga class to get better Have you ever been to a yoga class after a long gap and found, though you’re quite contented with your home yoga practice you suddenly now...

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French, German, Indian Yoga

Yoga Day the French, German and Indian way French-German-Indian Yoga I’ll give you a snapshot of what happened in the capital on this International Day of Yoga. The French and the Germans showed their...

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Yoga : When Willpower is trumped by the Clock

If you’re wondering how to find the time for your yoga practice I feel for you. In an ideal world we would have the leisure to wake up to the twittering of birds, mindfully...

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Yoga: Good against Anger?

  Reading about Anger Management made me think about my beloved yoga practice raising the pertinent question  Is yoga good against anger ? Yoga’s stress relieving, peace inducing role is well documented and much...

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Yoga: Good for weight loss?

There’s a widely held belief that you can’t lose weight with yoga. This startled me when I first heard it. I’ve practised yoga since I was 20 and have quite an acceptable weight despite...

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Bedtime Yoga 1

I can’t imagine why anyone would want to practice yoga in their beds or on a mattress as I can drag myself onto my mat, whatever the occasion, however tired I am. But yoga...

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Yoga or Pilates

Pilates and Yoga have a lot in common! They’re also different from each other. Here’s a lovely infographic that explains the similarities and the differences. Have fun! “Pilates or Yoga” on Health Perch Got...

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Surprising benefits of Yoga

As Yogis are we are well aware of the benefits of regular yoga and not just theoretically but from our own experience. It can’t but help though when this is verified by Time magazine....

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Tribute to BKS Iyengar

I first taught myself yoga from a book. The book was always there and I could practice at my own time and pace. I quickly moved from that book to the best book –...

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