Veerabhadrasana : How to do Warrior Pose, Benefits & Contraindications

Veerabhadrasana : How to do Warrior Pose, Benefits & Contraindications

How to do Warrior Pose:Stand straight with your legs wide apart by a distance ofat least 3-4 feet.Turn your right foot out by 90 degrees and left foot in byabout 15 degrees.Checkpoint: Is the heel of the right foot aligned to thecenter of the left foot?Lift both arms sideways to shoulder height with yourpalms facing upwards.Checkpoint: Are your arms parallel to the ground?Breathing out, bend your right knee.Checkpoint: Are your right knee and right ankle forminga straight line? Ensure that your knee does not overshoot the ankle.Turn your head and look to your right.As you settle down in the yoga posture stretch your arms further.Make a gentle effort to push your pelvis down. Hold the yoga posture with the determination of a warrior. Smile like a happy smiling warrior. Keep…
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What is Ayurvedic Massage?

Ayurveda means life science that teaches us how to live a healthy life hence it talks about types of people, their nature and their diet accordingly, moreover, it talks about treatments that includes abhyangam which means massage,  Ayurvedic Massage are of different kind, as per the need of body ayurvedic doctor or expert recommends specific type of massage e.g. full body relaxation massage.  Head massage and so on.
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What is Yogic Food?

It is not an easy question to answer here as yoga has been very differently practiced by people today, depending upon the intention and stage you are in, diet could be suggested accordingly , if you are a traditional yoga practitioner who’s intention is to practice yoga much more mentally , your attention is more pranayama and meditation, satvic diet(natural, fresh, juicy, easily digestible and so on) is much more suitable and is considered yogic diet for you on the other hand if you are practicing yoga for physical strength, weight gain and flexibility somewhere rajasik diet(protein, quick energizing)may be recommended. In conclusion yogic diet is to eat according to the actual need of body not the senses, eating healthy, to satisfy the hunger not for sensual pleasure.
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What is Vinyasa Flow Yoga?

Vinyasa flow yoga is a concept of moving the body with breath and it can contain very dynamic and diverse yoga postures which will be practiced in a sequence along with  the breath, vinyasa flow could be so dynamic that it could include any type of movement and could be named on it e.g. animal flow move the body like animals, free flow, moving from one position to any anotherposition that you feel like, just feeling free to move anyway.
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What is Ashtanga Yoga?

Ashtanga word is made from “ashta” means 8 and “anga” limbs, ashtanga yoga has eight limbs of yoga practice that allows one to achieve the ultimate goal of yoga practices which is to be liberated.Yama(social conduct)Niyama(attitude to ourselves)Asana(physical posture)Pranayama(breath work for pranaextention and control)Pratyahara(sense withdrawal)Dharna(concentration)Dhyana(meditation)Samadhi(liberation)Ashtanga vinyasa is a yoga asana sequence practice that is based on Ashtanga yoga mentioned above.
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What is Hatha Yoga?

Hatha yoga is one of the most ancient yoga practices that has 7 limbs according to a text Gerandsamhita, shodhan(purification), dridta(stability), sthairya(steadiness), dhairya(calmness), laghawa(lightness), pratyaksha(self realization) and nirlipta(liberation)Shatkarma for body cleansing and purification.Asana for body strengthening and stability.Mudra for body steadying.Pratyahara for mind calming.Pranayama for inner lightness.Dhyana for self realization.Samādhi for self liberation.
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What is Multi-Style Yoga?

There are different types of yoga practices as per different ancient yogic text like hath yoga, ashtanga yoga, kriya yoga, Iayayoga , etc. Multi-Style Yoga refers to the practice of yoga asanas with different basis and fundamentals, for instance, ashtanga vinyasa yoga , hatha yoga , hot yoga, yin yoga, vinyasa yoga and so on.
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What is Yoga Asanas?

Asana is defined as a stable and comfortable position of body which gives us physical strength, flexibility, alignment and allows one to achieve mental calmness. There are several asanas in yoga which are named on the basis of how they look and how they influence our body, e.g. utanasanawhich means intense stretch or forward bend, Mayurasanaimitates peacock and so on. Yoga asanas are also practiced in different variations and sequences that has become a trend in modern world.
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What is Yoga Anatomy?

Anatomy was never a part of yoga , since yoga has been practiced much more for physical health and wellness alone, it has become a significant part of it, yoga anatomy helps us learn how yoga asana, pranayama, meditation and others practices influence our body at tissue level, and it could help us learn biomechanics,  alignment of yoga asanas that helps us practice yoga safely and efficiently. 
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How to Do Mandukasana, or Frog Posture?

How to Do Mandukasana, or Frog Posture?

The word manduka means frog, the posture is also called bhekasana, there are three different types of mandukasana are there 1 it is practiced lying on belly and both knees are bent at 90 degrees and knees are kept in the level of hips which stretches the groin muscles adductutors and considered as hip opening posture 2 one way to practice is to sit in Vajrasana and make fist with both hands now place the fist just below the navel on both sides keeping fists together now exhale completely and pull the navel in towards the spine and bend forward onto thighs this posture squeezes the abdominal organs. 3 this one is called bhekasana and is practiced in intermediate series of ashtanga vinyasa yoga. Lie on the belly and bend…
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