Category Archives: Yoga

Yoga Nidra Meditation

Yoga nidra literally means ‘sleep of the yogis’. It’s a technique by which one reaches deeper levels of awareness as one sleeps. This explanation seems incredible because we can’t associate awareness with sleep. However, according to ancient Hindu beliefs, to which this technique traces its roots, there are three levels of consciousness. They are waking, dreaming, and deep sleep. Though… Read more »

Tips to Prevent Common Yoga Injuries

Did You Know? Several years of yoga practice may lead to consistent over-stretching and misalignment of muscles, which can be the leading cause of most yoga injuries. The main objective of yoga is to provide exercise as well as relaxation to the body and mind. It is also believed that practicing yoga on a regular basis can keep diseases and… Read more »

8 Things Your Yoga Instructor Won’t Tell You

Avoid trying variations in yoga postures without your instructor’s permission, because it’s distracting as well as disrespectful. Yoga is all about the peace of mind and body through classic exercises and divine postures. One has to feel calm and relaxed after a yoga session, which is enough to determine the effectiveness of a good session. Hence, the instructor also wants… Read more »

Yoga for Better Sleep

Trouble falling asleep every night and don’t know what to do about it? The following yoga exercises will help in getting you to sleep faster and deeper. Just read through and you’ll see what I’m saying. 1…40…98…180…1900…and the counting could just go on and on. It’s the same story every night. No matter whether you count sheep, or the number… Read more »