Know about the health benefits of Janu Sirsasana

The Janu Sirsasana is a part of the primary series of Ashtanga Yoga. It is a seated asana, and it gets its name from the fact that the head touches the knee in the full expression of this pose

Know about the health benefits of Janu SirsasanaThis asana is also called the Head-to-Knee Pose, the Head-to-Knee Forward Bend, and the Head-on-Knee Pose. Although this asana sounds similar to the Sirsasana, it has nothing in common with it and doesn’t look anything like it. You must make sure to keep your stomach and bowels empty before you practice this asana. Have your […]

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 […]

#YogaDay2019: Yoga may help ease mood disorders in Parkinson’s patients, finds study

People with Parkinson’s disease may have less anxiety and depression when they practice yoga focused on mindfulness and breathing exercises, a small experiment suggests

#YogaDay2019: Yoga may help ease mood disorders in Parkinson’s patients, finds studyParkinson’s disease is one of the most common chronic neurodegenerative diseases. Classic motor symptoms include tremors, rigidity, slowed movements, and postural instability – but patients with Parkinson’s can also experience a variety of cognitive problems as well as psychiatric disorders like depression and anxiety, researchers note in JAMA Neurology. For the study, researchers randomly assigned […]

Yoga poses for thyroid patients

Yoga is an accessible, low-impact exercise that reduces stress and supports well-being. Yoga can help reduce stress and studies also suggest it can help treat thyroid problems

Yoga poses for thyroid patientsThe thyroid is a small gland in the throat that secretes hormones. These hormones affect a person’s metabolism, body temperature, and growth. They also affect the way a child’s brain develops. When a person has a problem with their thyroid, it can affect both their physical and mental health. This article explores yoga as a […]

Why is yoga and meditation beneficial to the human body?

A recent study published in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience reveals that yoga and meditation appear to have a positive effect on the central nervous system as well as the immune system

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yoga can help prevent urinary incontinence in elderly women

Yoga can help older women who fight frequent bouts of urinary incontinence, new research suggests. The finding stems from a small study of participants in yoga classes specifically designed to help older women with urinary incontinence. They were between the ages of 55 and 83 (average age: 66), and none practiced yoga before joining the study

Yoga can help prevent urinary incontinence in elderly women“In spite of their age, the frequency of their incontinence and their lack of experience with yoga, these women were able to learn to practice yoga effectively through a three-month yoga program that involved twice weekly group classes with six to 10 other incontinent women,” said study author Dr Alison Huang. “And by the end […]

Skype takes yoga, from village to world

This ZP school is the only school in Maharashtra to be part of Microsoft’s ‘Skype in Classroom’ initiative, where Microsoft has selected schools from 82 countries to have virtual interaction among teachers and students through Skype in order to make them understand the global cultural diversity

Skype takes yoga, from village to worldA Zilla Parishad school from the interior parts of Maharashtra gave yoga lessons to school kids from Vietnam and Argentina. While the world is celebrating International Yoga Day through different ways; school kids from Kadamvasti Paritewadi Zilla Parishad (ZP) School, from Madha district of Solapur demonstrated yoga through Skype to school kids from these two […]