Beneficial yoga asanas for treating hypertension

According to a report published in Nature journal, Hypertension is directly responsible for 57% of all stroke deaths and 24% of all coronary heart disease deaths in India.

Beneficial yoga asanas for treating hypertensionHypertension – also known as high blood pressure. Blood vessels act as carriers of blood from the heart to other parts of the body. High blood pressure caused due to the force of blood pushing against the walls of vessels. High blood pressure can lead to heart attacks, strokes and death. High blood pressure is […]

5 reasons why yoga is good for your heart

Dr Santosh Kumar Dora, senior Cardiologist at Asian Heart Institute, informs us how yoga can have a positive impact on heart health

5 reasons why yoga is good for your heartMany studies have shown tremendous health benefits of yoga including that of cardiac health.  Yoga is a body-mind activity which helps in flexibility, muscle strengthening, balance, relaxation and concentration. Followings are the cardiac benefits of yoga: Decreases stress Stress leads to increase in stress hormones like cortisol and adrenaline which increase heart rate and blood […]

Yoga is the valuable gift which India has given to the entire humanity of the world: President Kovind

The President addressed the centenary celebrations of The Yoga Institute in Mumbai. Yoga is an important example of India's soft power and belongs to entire humanity, he stated. The Yoga Institute in Mumbai the oldest Yoga Institute in India and is marking 100 years since its inception

Yoga is the valuable gift which India has given to the entire humanity of the world: President KovindYoga is a body-mind activity which helps in flexibility, muscle strengthening, balance, relaxation and concentration Established in 1918 by Yogendra, a proponent of hatha yoga, the institute has been educating its students and followers from India and around the world, on ways to strike a balance between the mind and the body with the help […]

Yoga and meditation are beneficial for physical and mental well-being, says research

Yoga and meditation have both become increasingly popular in the Western world, and practitioners praise their psychological and physical benefits. Current research also suggests that meditating and doing yoga can boost overall well-being and resilience to stress factors

Yoga and meditation are beneficial for physical and mental well-being, says researchIncreasingly, yoga practice and meditation have been the focus of research aiming to test their benefits. Recently, Medical News Today have reported on a wealth of studies pointing to many different advantages of yoga and meditation, including countering cognitive decline, acting on genetic factors that predispose individuals to stress, improving lower back pain, and easing depression. A new paper published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience now shows […]

Yoga can help stroke patients re-build balance and motor skills

A small pilot study that investigated yoga’s potential benefits in chronic stroke survivors in those who suffered a stroke longer than 6 months earlier has revealed that group yoga can improve balance in stroke survivors who no longer receive rehabilitative care

Yoga can help stroke patients re-build balance and motor skillsLeading researcher Arlene Schmid, Ph.D., O.T.R., a rehabilitation research scientist at Roudebush Veterans Administration-Medical Center and Indiana University’s Department of Occupational Therapy in Indianapolis, said: “For people with chronic stroke, something like yoga in a group environment is cost effective and appears to improve motor function and balance.” The study involved 47 participants, of which […]

Lead the healthy way with yoga

There are so many ways that a regular yoga practice benefits your life physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually. It is an ancient practice that helps to create a sense of union between mind body and soul. Yoga not only helps you become physically fit, but also helps you to become mentally conscious about the life as a whole

Lead the healthy way with yogaWeight loss, a strong and flexible body, glowing beautiful skin, peaceful mind, good health – whatever you may be looking for, yoga has it all to  offer. Who is ideal to practice yoga? You, me and everyone! As, yoga is a regime that brings in flexibility, improves flexibility, reflexes and helps you shed the excess […]

5 must know yoga poses for beginners  

Learning how to practice yoga can be intimidating at first for any beginner. But rest easy, the ancient spiritual discipline is all about patience. As long as you can maintain the discipline necessary to develop flexibility and strength through beginner routines, you’ll be able to do more advanced poses

5 must know yoga poses for beginners  Yoga dates back to 3000 B.C., with focus on applying and understanding your place in the world and how to live harmoniously with others in it. Poses and meditation weren’t implemented until the sixth century B.C., when Buddhist teachings became incorporated into the five basic principles used today. Modern yoga still revolves around proper relaxation, […]

Every day yoga can have a radical impact on the mind and body

Yoga has been credited to reduce the risk of chronic ailments like diabetes, hypertension, hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS in women) by regulating metabolism and keeping all the organs of the body healthy and fit

Every day yoga can have a radical impact on the mind and bodyYoga is an art which connects our soul, mind and body. Today yoga is mostly practised to attain weight loss, physical fitness and stamina. Yoga basically revolves around elevating the life force or ‘Kundalini’ at the base of the spine. It can be achieved by a series of physical and mental exercises. Mind-body interventions such […]

‘Fertility yoga is one of the best ways to support reproductive health’

Fertility Yoga is one of the best ways to support reproductive health as it reduces stress in your life and subsequently prepares you for conception and pregnancy

‘Fertility yoga is one of the best ways to support reproductive health’As professional success has become one of the priorities among the modern-day individuals, stress and its associated health problems have also become increasingly prevalent. Even though their consequences may not be visible immediately; late nights, short deadlines, packed schedules, and hurried lifestyles impact both your physical and mental well-being. Infertility is one of the most […]

Here’s why you should encourage your kids to do yoga

It helps with the child’s posture correction, which should be done at an early age for a better lifestyle. It helps the kids to improve their concentration and focus. They understand how to use their bodies in a healthy way

Here’s why you should encourage your kids to do yogaThere was a time when it was thought that yoga was for the old and ailing and especially for those who had a limited range of activities. But we soon saw a revolution happening with yoga and it became a favourite among young children. Parents are enthused about it and are encouraging their kids to […]
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