Yoga Blog

9 Yoga Tips to Overcome Anxiety Disorder

November 12, 2015
Blow Your Anxiety away with Yoga! Anxiety Stress, fear, anxiety – if we start counting all those instances in life when we experienced these emotions, we may just lose count! Anxiety about the result of a Board exam or the reaction of our parents to the report card; nervousness about the first date or a job interview – we all would have lived through these moments. A little bit of fear is normal; in fact, just like salt in the food, it is needed so that we remain disciplined, focused and dynamic. The problem starts when this fear becomes persistent and so intimidating as to start interfering with our everyday life. Then it becomes an anxiety disorder, a state of excessive uneasiness, worry, or fear of the unknown, which needs to be treated, and this is where yoga can help. (more…)

The Eight Major Chakras

November 12, 2015

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The Lower Triangle

The first three chakras deal with the physical needs of the body and the basic needs of life. They focus on elimination and reduction.

First Chakra: Security and Survival Foundation, survival, security, habit, self-acceptance. Location: End of the spine between the anus and sexual organs. Organ/Gland: Organs of elimination (e.g., colon). Color, Element: Red, Earth. Yoga Exercises: Crow Pose, Chair Pose, Body Drops,Frog Pose, Front Stretches, Lying on Stomach, Root Lock. (more…)

Yoga and Belly Dance

November 10, 2015
Belly dance DSC02033On a physical level, Yoga conditions ones body and allows Belly dancers to execute movements with fluidity and strength as well as to access muscles with body awareness. I feel that the lengthening that I get through Yoga postures and the strengthening allow me to move freely with Belly dance.   (more…)

VIRABHADRASANA II: WARRIOR II POSE

November 01, 2015
warrior2 This pose embodies the spirit of a warrior and conveys readiness, stability, and courage. It is recommended to do Warrior II after Trikonasana because it flows better biomechanically, according to the position of the pelvis. (more…)