Monday, February 27, 2012

What Forms of Prenatal Yoga Are Safe During Pregnancy?

If you're pregnant, chances are you're looking for ways to stay healthy and stay in shape until you deliver. But you've probably been told to avoid a litany of exercises that may be harmful for the baby. Pregnancy women have engaged in all kinds of exercises only to eventually give birth to healthy babies, but if you're considering starting any exercise routine it's important to inform your doctor.
One exercise that is helpful for many women is yoga-particularly a form of yoga called restorative yoga that uses props to position the body in certain poses.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Which Type of Yoga is Best for Me?

Right now, the only things that are in your experience are your body, your mind, and your emotions.You know them to some extent, and you can infer that if these three things have to happen the way they are happening, there must be an energy that makes them happen. So these are the only four realities in your life: body, mind, emotion, and energy.

Whatever you wish to do with yourself, it must be on these four levels. Whatever you wish to do you can only do it with your body, your mind, your emotions or your energy.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Yoga Nidra

Yoga nidra is also known as deep sleep. This help in deep relaxation. Yoga nidra is the fourth of five yoga states of consciousness. In the yoga nidra state, the consciousness is inactive. It is an ancient practice that is characterized by a series of mediation exercises that lead the yogi to a greater state of relaxation and an awareness of one's true self. Yoga nidra takes the practitioner through many levels of awareness to one of the deepest states of mediation in hopes of experiencing the ultimate awakening to one's true nature. It can be referred to as yogic sleep, sleep state, yoga sleep, sleep of the yogis or sleep with awareness.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Yoga Does Promote Good Health

A new study led by an Indian-origin scientist has proved that meditation actually eases stress and promotes better health.

Meditation triggers a change in electrical activity of the brain, improving the mind and body in measurable ways, revealed Dr Ramesh Manocha at Sydney University, lead researcher of the study on work stress.

Within the context of meditation and stress, it's the largest study in the world and we've applied some rigorous conditions, the Sydney Morning Herald quoted Dr Manocha as saying