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Yoga asana for healthy lungs: How to do Chakrasana or the Wheel Pose (steps); benefits and precautions

New Delhi: Chakrasana, popularly called the Wheel Pose, is also known as Urdhva Dhanurasana (upward-facing Bow Pose). It is a deep backbend posture and gives flexibility and strength to the spine. This pose should not be performed without a proper warm-up. Before

‘Yoga adds flexibility and balance to my life’

Ritu Mehrotra, country manager of India, Sri Lanka and Maldives at Booking.com, 32, has been heading the South Asian region of the travel fare and lodging aggregator website since 2017. An alumna of the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade and the

Yoga Mudras – Types, Methods and Benefits

Gyan Mudra or Jnana Mudra – Yoga Mudra for Mind  What is Gyan Mudra?  Gyan Mudra is one of the most regularly and broadly rehearsed mudras. Gyan mudra relates to the word insight which is “Gyan” in Sanskrit. It is famously

Teaching Kids Yoga To Help Them Overcome Trauma: Welcome To Project Peaceful Warriors

It’s often said that you can’t know a person’s story just by looking at them, and Chelsea Hylton is no exception. With blonde shoulder-length hair and a smile that could put anyone at ease, Chelsea comes off as hard-working, compassionate, and

‘Rage yoga’ is now a thing, and it involves swearing and beer breaks

When we think of yoga, it’s generally in a peaceful, meditative kind of way. “Rage Yoga,” however, is all about achieving a state of calm and getting a good workout by cursing, shouting, and boozing it up. Lindsay Istace, the founder of

Yoga asanas for concentration: 5 yoga poses to help students boost memory, score high marks in board exams

Asana, pranayama, and meditation are all an effective tool to enhance your brain function. Here are 5 yoga asanas can help students improve memory and concentration during exams. 5 yoga poses that will boost your memory and concentration  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Yoga May Help With Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Severity

HealthDay News — Yoga may be effective as a complementary or adjunct therapy for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) taking disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs), according to a study published online Feb. 1 in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience. Surabhi Gautam, from the All India Institute

6 Yoga Poses For Women To Get Relief From Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual cramps are a painful experience for many women. These cramps occur due to the contraction of the uterus to shed the endometrium. Yoga can be helpful in dealing with menstrual cramps. For some women, menstrual cramps can be painful and

International Yoga Day: Yoga Poses For Different Body Types As Per Ayurveda, Know Yours

International Yoga Day: Yoga can help in achieving mental relaxation International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on the 21st of June since 2015. This day was declared unanimously by the United Nations general assembly. Yoga Day 2018 gives a chance

In Telangana Manifesto, BJP Proposes Yoga In Schools, Sanskrit University

The Election Commission Monday issued notification for the December 7 election. (File) Hyderabad:  The BJP in its manifesto for the December 7 Assembly polls in Telangana, has proposed introduction of Yoga in schools and colleges and setting up a Sanskrit University