Dhanurasana or bow position: Realigns the spincord

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Dhanurasana also called as bow position as the body shape in this asana looks like bow.

This asana very useful for realign the spinal cord. Good for treating Diabetes. Incontinence, Menstrual disorders, Asthma and Constipation.

How to practice:

Lie down flat on your stomach with your hands on the side. Relax and breathe normally.

Bend both legs and bring them to hip distance from each other.

Hold both legs firmly near the ankles.

Exhale and while inhaling pull the legs upwards with the hands and raise the chest, allowing the whole body to be stretched in a curve, raising the neck to gaze towards the ceiling.

Continue in this position as much as you are comfortable, starting from few seconds up to 30 seconds.

Release the pose by letting go of the lower legs and bringing the legs, trunk and head to the original supine position. Exhale during this process of releasing the pose.

Health benefits:

  • It will reduce the fat around the abdomen and thigh areas.
  • It gives a good stretch to the shoulders, hands, thorax, thighs and the legs.
  • Creates strength in the muscles of the spinal cord and the nerves of the back.
  • It helps to realign the spine.
  • It improves digestion.
  • It massages the pancreas and is good for diabetic patients.
  • It also strengthens the muscles of the arms and thighs.
  • It widens and opens the chest area thereby improving respiration, relieving asthma and bronchitis.

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office stress relieving power poses

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office stress relieving power poses   .You believe it or not it’s true your standing position relieves you from stress. Still you are thinking how it’s possible?? Then you should know these facts and research results.

Our standing and sitting positions and our entire daily activity pose have very close relationship with our mental health and mental strength.

What research scholar says?

Ami kadi, a social psychologist from Harvard University reveals the facts that these standing pose and sitting pose influence hormones flow in the body. Recent power poses Photos released by Ami Kadi, setting trends in individual development courses.

Bending Body position feared and squeezed body position and folded hands position will increases the carats hormone in the body. This hormone is the actual cause for stress in our body.

Power poses:

Instead of trying these wrong positions, positions like standing position with straight shoulder and keepings hands on back. Sitting back with back bone touching completely chair in relaxed position, Bend forward and keep hands on table while watching straight will increase testosterone hormone in the body.

Testosterone hormone will increase the dare and throws away fear. Thus these poses will increase the self confidence in us, hence these poses termed as power poses.

Works in extreme work pressure conditions:

When our surroundings are creating stress and causing extreme pressure, these power poses will be effective or not? If this your question?? These power poses will work in all stressful conditions and anxiety conditions if you practice these powers pose in our daily life.

Get rid of office pressure:

SO Whenever you find some break in your office practise these standing and sitting power poses for 2 to 5 minutes. This will give very good results to face office stress and work pressures. Just treat these power poses as your daily gym physical exercise and practise to get good results.

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Easy Yoga Pose: Best pose for starters

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If you are new to the practice of yoga, starting with the Sukhasana or The Easy Yoga Pose may be a good idea. We used to sitting on chairs or sofas than on the floor. But sitting on floor is very good exercise for health. Here Sukhasana does same thing, with regular practice, it will delivers good health and great relaxation to your mind.

 

It’s as easy as 1234.

  1. Sit down on the floor or a Yoga Mat.
  2. Cross your legs, placing your feet below your knees.
  3. Clasp your hands around your knees.
  4. Keep your head and body straight.

 

Sukhasana is ideal for productive meetings, meditation, desk work, use at the dinner table, “tv-asana” and even for playing video games.

Health benefits of this Asana:

  • Calming your brain
  • Eliminating stress, anxiety and mental exhaustion
  • Chronic knee injuries and Hip injuries
  • Spinal disc problems
  • Broadens your collarbones and chest
  • Improving alignment
  • Promoting inner calm
  • Reducing fatigue
  • strengthening your back
  • Stretching your ankles and knees

 

Specially recommended for Stress relief and relieving hip tension:

 

The Sukhasana is generally recommended for those who are suffering from excessive stress. This pose soothes and relaxes your mind, thereby alleviating high levels of stress and anxiety. The Easy Pose is also good for relieving hip tension.

 

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Yoga APP : Guide for yoga practice

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These days’ people are more concern about their health and opting for yoga and meditation to keep fit themselves. Many are busy with their busy schedule and can’t attend yoga classes even they want to learn good yoga.This Yoga APP will guide you through yoga and makes yoga practice simple.

This yoga mat App is exactly suitable for those type of people and people can learn yoga and meditation. This apps not only teach how to practice it also allow you to correct your pose will doing yoga.

Sensors of the MAT will capture your data:

This yoga mat App will collect your foot and hands size and your weight, when you use it first time with the help of the sensors attached to the mat and sends the data to App using Bluetooth technology.

Guide you through your yoga:

Next time onwards it will track your yoga positions and will shows videos of your positions and mistakes in that position and also shows you correct position to practice.

Makes you perfect:

This mat and app also tracks the pressure you apply on it while practicing yoga and   it will analyze the pressure and make sure that you are doing yoga in a proper way

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Hala asana or plough pose health benefits

Halasana

Hala means a plough in Sanskrit and when this pose is practised, it gives the exact appearance of a plough. Hence this Asana called as Hala asana or plough poses.

Steps to practice Hala Asana:

  • Lie on your back. Join the legs together. Relax the whole body.
  • Keep the palm flat on the ground. Keep breathing normally.
  • While exhaling press the palm on ground and raise both the legs upwards straight then try to touch the ground just behind.
  • Breathe slowly and hold the posture for several minutes (1-2 minutes).
  • Now slowly release the pose to return to Shavasana (Relaxed position)
  • Repeat this for 3-5 times.

Health benefits:

It’s very helpful in curing Asthma, Cough and cold.

Constipation and Menstrual disorders

Benefits for women:

Beneficial for pelvic region.

Gives long lustre black hair for women

Improves the tone and strength of back muscles as the back is folded,

Strengthen the leg muscles and abdominal muscles.

Removes the rigidity of back muscles.

Improves the functionality of spinal nerves.

Improves the function of the thyroid, parathyroid and pituitary glands

All of the other endocrine glands are regulated by the thyroid, parathyroid and pituitary glands, so the overall function of the endocrine system is improved. This results in the improved functioning of all the systems of the body.

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Increases elasticity and overall functioning of spine

Activates digestion and helps with constipation, improves the efficiency of all the abdominal organs such as the spleen, pancreas, liver and kidneys.

Activates thyroid gland and thymus gland.

Stimulates metabolism and immunity.

Precautions:

Those suffering from hernia, slipped disc, sciatica, arthritis of the neck,  high blood pressure should not do practice halasana.

Pregnant women should not practice halasana.

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Bhujangasana or cobra pose Health benifits

Bhujangasana or cobra pose can be significantly useful at relieving discomfort in the muscles of the back, neck and abdomen. Furthermore, a little time spent in cobra pose can go a long way towards alleviating stress, anxiety and even depression.

Steps to practice Cobra Pose:
Lie face down on the floor on a yoga mat with your palms flat, placed beneath your shoulders.

Engage your abs by tilting your pelvis and drawing your belly button toward your spine.

Spread your fingers and press your palms into the floor. Rotate your shoulders back and down away from your ears.

Push your upper body off the floor and straighten your arms as much as is comfortable while keeping your hips, legs and feet planted on the mat.

Take 5 full breaths then release.

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Benefits of Cobra Pose:

  1. Strengthens the arms and shoulders. Stretches muscles in the shoulders, chest and abdominals
  2. Improves menstrual irregularities and Elevates mood
  3. Strengthens the spine
  4. Helps to ease symptoms of asthma
  5. Relieves stress and fatigue
  6. Decreases stiffness of the lower back
  7. Opens the chest and helps to clear the passages of the heart and lungs
  8. Improves circulation of blood and oxygen, especially throughout the spinal and pelvic regions
  9. Improves digestion

Reference:

http://www.cnyhealingarts.com/2010/12/24/the-health-benefits-of-bhujangasana-cobra-pose/

Asana of Thunderbolt Pose or Vajrasana

This pose also called as Vajrasan, and it means Thunderbolt Pose. As this asana makes your body as strong as diamond that’s why it called Asana of diamond(vajrasana).

Steps for practicing thunderbolt Pose or Vajrasana :

  1. In sitting position, bend your left leg and bring the foot to the left buttock.
  2. Bend your right leg and place the right foot next to the left foot.
  3. Shift the weight forward onto the toes. Bring your knees to the ground, toes together, heels apart and sit between your heels.
  4. Place the palms of your hands on the knees. Maintain the asana, breathing normally.

 

Do’s for Thunderbolt Pose or Vajrasana :

Remember to breathe normally while in the pose, as there would be a tendency to stop doing so.

Don’ts for Thunderbolt Pose or Vajrasana :

Tense up the whole body while lifting the legs off the ground and maintaining it. The body should be soft and efforts to be made on relaxing the body.

Warning while practicing this pose:

People who have any spinal column ailments, especially on the lower vertebrae should not attempt this pose.

General Benefits of Thunderbolt Pose or vajrasana :

Strengthen pelvic muscles:

Alters the flow of blood and nervous impulses in the pelvic region and strengthens the pelvic muscles.

Boosts sexual energy:

This Vajrasana stimulates the vajra nadi and redirects sexual energy.

Improves digestion:

This asana improves the efficiency of entire digestive system. It aids in digestion. This is the only asana that can be practiced after a meal, ideally for ten minutes.

Good for mental stabilization:

It is an important meditation posture because the body becomes upright and straight with no effort. The mind and body becomes stabilized with regular practice of this asana.

Hence its very good asana for making you strong and physically and mentally.

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Accomplished pose or SIDDHASANA ensures memory

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After padmasana, the next most important asana is siddhasana. Siddha-asana requires less flexibility of the legs than the padma-asana yet it facilitates relaxation, concentration and ultimately, meditation.

It helps to establish balance throughout the body/mind. The siddha-asana is a recommended pose for meditation.

Mastery over this asana helps one to acquire many supernal powers. While doing this asana, one must not force the body.

Be aware of the feelings that the posture develops in various parts of the body. Let the mind move with the body movements. Close your eyes and taste peace.

Steps to follow (Siddhasana) :

  1. Place the left heel at the anus, the terminal opening of the alimentary canal or digestive tube.
  2. Keep the right heel on the root of the generative organ.
  3. It should be in a way, that the knees and the heels, both lie upon the other.
  4. The hands must be placed on either sole of the feet. Keep the eyes half closed.

Benefits:

  • Siddha Asana has a lot of curative and corrective effects on joints.
  • Siddha Asana has a good effect on the nervous system all over the body.
  • It is very beneficial asana for people suffering from any kind of nerve defects.
  • It brings vitally, power of concentration and mental equilibrium.
  • It improves memory, digestion and the faculty of the mind.
  • It is beneficial to those suffering from wet dreams.

Reference:

Yoga Asanas – siddhasana | Medindia http://www.medindia.net/yoga-lifestyle/asana-siddhasana.htm#ixzz3OHx3Vm8j

http://theholisticcare.com/yoga-pose/370-siddhasana-siddha-asana-accomplished-adept-yoga-pose.html

Starters Asana Lotus Asana health benefits

What is yoga asana?

Yoga Asana is a sequence of postures like sitting, standing and balancing body to increase the body flexibility. In simple words it’s a body positions while concentration on breathe in a relaxed posture.

Yoga asana provides the physical as well as mentally and also spiritually benefits.

Benefits of Asana:

  1. It keeps us physically fit
  2. Reduces weight
  3. Normalizes blood pressure
  4. Controls stress and cholesterol level
  5. Improves overall performance of the body aswellas mind.

While doing any asana, it is very important to be alert and be conscious of what we are doing. Concentration and relaxation play a vital role in the practice of yoga

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PADMASANA or Lotus Asana :

Padmasana or lotus asana is also called kamalasana, which means lotus. The form of the legs while performing this asana gives the appearance of a lotus. It is the best asana for contemplation.

As we start the asana, one must become conscious of the body. We must try to visualize the posture one is going to practice. This is actually a form of mental tuning. So we have to visualize before doing the asana.

As one takes the right posture, one must close the eyes and be aware of the body. The Muscles must be relaxed. One should feel the touch of the legs on the floor. The focus should then be shifted to the breath. A feeling of peace touches the mind. Sit in this posture for a few Minutes.

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Steps to follow for Asana of Lotus (Padmasana) :

  1. Sit on the ground by spreading the legs forward
  2. Place the right foot on the left thigh and the left foot on the right thigh
  3. Place the hands on the knee joints.
  4. Keep the body, back and head erect.
  5. Eyes should be closed.
  6. One can do Pranayama in this asana.

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Benefits of this Lotus Asana

It brings peace, solitude and longevity to the practitioner.

Improves the concentration.

It helps to preserve vital fluids in the body.

It prevents abdominal diseases and female disorders connected with the reproductive organs.

Reference:

http://www.medindia.net/yoga-lifestyle/asana-padmasana.htm

Yoga mudras balance your internal energy

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Yoga Mudras mean gestures adopted during pranayams and meditations that directs flow of energy into our body. These yoga mudra techniques stimulate different areas of the brain.

Relating directly to the nerves yoga mudras create a subtle connection with the instinctual patterns in the brain influencing the unconscious reflexes in these areas. The internal energy is in turn balanced and redirected effecting change in the sensory organs, glands veins and tendons.

There are 8 basic yoga mudras, which can give complete health benefits and removes all type of ailments from body.

Yoga mudras health benefits :

Gyana mudra:

It’s also called as mudra of knowledge.

Way to practice:

Touch the tip of your index finger with the tip of your thumb. The other three fingers, you may keep it straight or just keep it free, doesn’t matter even if they are slightly bent

Benefits:

Relieves stress and improvers brain power

Helps for good sleep

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Vayu mudra:

It’s also called as mudra of air

Way to practise:

Fold your index finger. As you fold your fingers you can see two bones. These are called phalanx bones. When you have folded your index finger the second bone that you see, you have to press it with the base of your thumb just as shown in the above picture. The rest of the three fingers should be kept extended as much as possible.

Caution:

Once you achieve the benefits from this mudra, stop doing it. After a certain time, it may cause imbalance within your system.

Benefits:

Good for gastric problems

Agni mudra:

It’s also called as Mudra of fire

Way to practise:

Fold your ring finger and press the second phalanx with the base of your thumb. Keep the rest of the fingers straight. This mudra should be practiced only in sitting position early in the morning with an empty stomach

Caution:

But if you are suffering from acidity or indigestion, avoid this mudra.

Benefits:

Improves digestion

Controls cholesterol

Reduces stress and anxiety

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Prutvi mudra:

It’s also called as mudra of earth

Touch the tip of your ring finger with the tip of your thumb. Pressing the tips of these two fingers, keep the rest of the fingers extended out.

It is preferable that you perform this mudra in the morning

Benefits:

Improves patience

Fills body with energy

Gives natural glow

Varun Mudra:

It’s also called as Mudra of water

Way to Practise:

Lightly touch the tip of your little finger with the tip of your thumb. The rest of the fingers should be kept straight. sitting cross-legged when doing this mudra is preferable

Caution:

Take care not to press the tip of the little finger near the nail. That will cause dehydration instead of balancing the water level in your body.

Benefits:

Gives natural glow to face

Keep body moisture level in control

It cures all skin issues like dryness, skin diseases and skin infections

Prevents pimples on your face

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Shunya Mudra:

It’s also called as mudra of emptiness

Way to practise:

Press the first phalanx of your middle finger with the thumb

Benefits:

Cures earache within 5-10 minutes

Very helpful dead and mentally challenged

Warning:

After you are cured of these diseases, stop practicing this mudra

Surya Mudra:

It’s also called as mudra of sun

Way to practise:

Press your ring finger and press it with the thumb just as shown in the picture

Benefits:

Good mudra for Weight loss

Improves digestion

Reduce bad cholesterol

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Prana Mudra:

It’s also called as mudra of Life.

Way to practise:

This yoga mudra pose should be accompanied along with padmasana. Bend your ring finger and little finger and touch the tip of both these fingers with the tip of your thumb

Benefits:

Gives your enormous energy and frees from tiredness

Improves immune system

Cures eye diseases and gives good eye sight

Reference:

http://www.stylecraze.com/articles/8-yoga-mudras-to-overcome-any-ailments/