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Here’s how you can practice yoga safely for back pain

The popular mind-body practice can be one of the best ways to soothe an aching low back, as long as you are careful “Yoga helps strengthen and stretch back muscles that might be tight, which improves mobility,” says Dr Lauren Elson, medical editor of the Harvard Special Health Report. Unfortunately, yoga injuries among older adults […]

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Why is yoga and meditation beneficial to the human body?

Increasingly, 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 […]

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Yoga reduces the risk of having a second cardiac arrest, finds study

The first-of-its-kind study was jointly funded by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Medical Research Council (UK). The study was done at 24 centres across India. Patients who have suffered a heart attack were asked to undergo a Yoga-Cardiac Rehabilitation program. 4,000 patients were included in the study, had suffered a heart attack […]

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

Yoga 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 […]

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Try these yoga asanas to enhance flexibility and reduce stress

Our day-to-day life is no more simplistic as it was a few decades ago. Everyone runs around with a thousand things to do. ‘Busy’ is the only reply we tend to give to single thing that demands our attention. That includes our own well-being most times. This lifestyle of ours gives us everything which includes […]

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Pune railway station to play host to ‘yoga marathon’ on International Yoga Day

Pune railway station to play host to ‘yoga marathon’ on International Yoga Day

Doctors and volunteers of National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN) would be seen running a ‘Yoga Marathon’ on the third international yoga day (June 21) on Pune railway station. In its bid to raise awareness about yoga, the institute has undertaken an innovative approach this year. One would see NIN staff performing yoga on different platforms […]

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