It was 7 years ago that I moved to Pune & it has been that many years when I was introduced to Iyengar Yoga.In India there are many forms of Yoga being promoted and everyone is coming out with books, DVD, Youtube videos by dozens. From a practitioner to an actress, everyone is jumping on the Yoga wagon....more
Yoga can be intimidating. I know; I was completely intimidated by it at first.
I started yoga because I saw beautiful poses on Instagram and wanted to try them. When I did try them, they turned out to be harder than they looked. So, I started practicing yoga at home, and today I want to share with you 5 tips that helped me establish my at home yoga practice.
Lately, there have been a craze of detoxing your body. It is true our body builds up toxins but drinking a shake for a week won't solve your problems. Many of the teas and shakes are filled with laxatives which clean you out but are not a sustainable way to flush the toxins out of your body. Keeping up with a healthy lifestyle is a great way to keep your body running at full capacity and they aren't hard changes to make. Here are few changes you can make to support a healthy life:...more
When it comes to yoga, looking at videos of tiny women draped in spandex, bent and twisted up like pretzels can be quite discouraging. Many women look on and immediately dismiss any possibility that they could ever do yoga. "I'm too big." or "I'm not flexible." has been uttered far too many times. If you do a quick search online, you may be pleasantly surprised by how many women of all shapes, sizes and levels of fitness practice yoga on a daily basis. Or, better yet, how many people actually use yoga to lose weight....more
I've tried to get into meditating countless times. I need a lot more practice! My mind keeps wandering to think of all the things I need to do and take care of. But I hear that's normal - especially when women first start meditation.But what I just read in this article has me inspired to keep trying:http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/276959.phpNeuroscientists in Norway looked at MRIs of the brain during two types of meditation: concentrative and nondirective....more
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