Sunday, 16 August 2020

Yoga as a way of life for stress management

Yoga Vs Stress Management

You have learned about asana, pranayama, kriya, mudra, bandha, and meditation in an earlier class. However, yoga is not limited to physical postures, breathing techniques, or meditation for a few minutes only rather yoga is a way of life also. It propounds several principles including asana, pranayama, kriya, mudra, bandha, and meditation which are relevant to healthy living. Yogic principles of healthy living are often adopted by all, regardless of age, gender, profession, or place. As for how of life, yoga gives direction about food, eating habits, thinking, recreational means, and conduct. The yogic way of life, if adopted in the true sense, empowers us to deal with stress and in promoting physical and mental health. 

Monday, 3 August 2020

Linga Mudra

Linga Mudra (Mudra Of Heat)

This mudra contributes to the burning of extra fat in the body, which helps to lose weight. This mudra increases the heat in the body that helps alleviate the cold. Linga mudra is helpful in treating chills and chills due to your intolerance to cold weather or hypothermia.

How to do Linga Mudra:-
  • The Linga Mudra is often performed while standing up or seated.
  • Bring both hands in front of your body and clasp them so that the fingers are intertwined.
  • Ensure that the left thumb is pointing vertically upwards and encircle it with the thumb and index of the proper hand.
  • Hold this posture for 15 minutes while inhaling and exhaling normally.

Benefits of Linga Mudra:-
  • Use this mudra to combat the common cold.
  • You can use the Linga Mudra to assist in weight loss.
  • Boost your system with this mudra, and you'll resist infections and colds all the seasons.
  • This mudra can loosen and relieve phlegm in your throat.
  • If you have a chronic cough or cold, this mudra can help with your systems.
  • The Linga Mudra increases strength within the body and invigorates users.

Precaution of Linga Mudra:-
  • Practice it any time you want. But don’t practice it tons because it produces heat within the body.
  • A person with a bilious temperament should not use it.
  • High blood pressure patients should not use.
  • A person with an abdomen tumor should not use it.
  • Do not raise the right thumb it generates heat very soon.

Monday, 27 July 2020

Transcendent Meditation

Meaning Of Transcendental Meditation:-
Transcendental Meditation may be a spiritual sort of meditation where practitioners remain seated and breathe slowly. The goal is to transcend or rise above the person’s current state of being.

Monday, 20 July 2020

Pranayama - The Art of Breathing

Pranayama is the extension of vital force energy within the body, which supports health and longevity. Pranayama is the breathing practice of yoga and is that the disciplining of our vital force energy, to get rid of blockages within our physical and energetic system, to clear illness and pain, and ignite the spine to assist regulate the nervous systems, in order that we may achieve higher states of consciousness and awareness. Understanding and controlling prana is the key to health mind/body balance. Conscious breath control is the key to realizing the advantages of asana because it brings us into a deeper reference to our inner self.

“Prana” is that the subtle energy or vital force that links matter and spirit, the astral and thus the physical. This vital energy or vital force, located within the body’s nadis or energy channels, is altogether life forms and is central to all or any or any or any yoga practices. Prana could even be a subtle force of energy carried in food, air, water, sunlight, the atmospheres we spend time in, the people we surround ourselves with, and it animates all types of matter.

“Ayama” means extension, expansion, to stretch, lengthen, prolong, regulate.

How To Do Pranayama:-

Benefits Of Pranayama:-
  • It reduces stress.
  • Improve sleep quality.
  • To raise awareness.
  • Lowers high blood pressure.
  • Improve lung function.
  • Improve cognitive performance.
  • It reduces the urge to smoke.

Prequatiom Of Pranayama:-
  • Breathing should be done only through the nose. As it is a natural action of breathing that seeks all the input elements and filters the air before entering the lungs. In addition, the heat of the blood is maintained by the Ida and Pingla nadies which are classified inside the nose.
  • Pranayama should be practiced in a simple manner and no signs of stress should appear on the face. No part of the body should feel any discomfort or tension during the practice. If this happens, it means you are crossing your body strength and “overdoing” which can be harmful.
  • If you feel tired during the practice, you should stop directly, rest for a moment with normal long breaths, and then resume. Pranayam should not be over practiced. The duration should be gradually increased patiently from day today.
  • To fully experience the benefits of pranayama, practitioners should follow a high-calorie vegetarian diet that includes milk, fresh fruits, and vegetables.

Friday, 17 July 2020

How to do naukasana

Naukasana or Navasana widely known as the Boat Pose is a great pose for strengthening the core. The Sanskrit name Naukasana derives from two words, the first Nauka which means the boat and the second Asana which means posture. In this asana, the whole body appears to be shaped like a boat and is fully balanced on the buttocks. It gives an intense stretch to the abdomen and strengthens the muscles of the back and abdomen. There are many other benefits of Naukasana, but first of all, let's start by knowing the steps to practice Naukasana.

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Meaning Of Kapalabhati

Kapalbhati is also a practice of Shatkarma. The Sanskrit word Kapal means 'forehead' and bhati means 'light' or 'radiance', it also means 'perception' or 'knowledge'. Hence Kapalbhati is the practice that brings light or clarity to the front part of the brain. Another name for this practice is scalp cleansing. Kapalabhati breathes at a rate of 120 breaths per minute through the abdominal areas to cleanse all breathing passages and stimulate blood circulation for the whole body.

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Meaning Of Vipassana Meditation

Vipassana is a simple and practical way to achieve true and lasting peace and happiness by seeing things as they really are. This self-observation process leads to mental and physical purification. Eliminate the frustration and disharmony of our lives. This technique frees us from suffering and its root causes and takes us to our highest spiritual goal through a gradual approach. Freedom from fear helps practitioners achieve a high level of performance in all areas of human activity.