what is pranayama?

what is pranayama?

Pranayama are breathing exercises which clear the physical and emotional obstacles in our body to free the breath and so the flow of prana – life energy. Through a regular and sustained practice of pranayama you can supercharge your whole body!…

anjali mudra

anjali mudra

 Anjali Mudra Benefits:  Bringing the palms together in the Anjali Mudra connects the right and left hemispheres of the brain.  The Anjali Mudra connects the practitioner with spirituality / god / divinity.  The mudra promotes respect for oneself and others.…

why downdog?

why downdog?

This popular yoga pose is the one we see in advertisements and movies, on yoga DVDs, and the covers of health and fitness magazines. Downward-facing dog, or adho mukha svanasana in Sanskrit, is taught in beginner yoga classes and returned…

standing backbend

standing backbend

The benefits of yoga chest openers are both physical and psychological. Chest openers, also called heart openers or back bends, counteract the all-too-familiar postures of hunching over a computer or steering wheel. By lifting your heart, moving your shoulders back…

titibasana

titibasana

  Sanskrit Name: Titibasana or Tittibhasana (Tee-Tee-bah-AHS-ana) Tittibha = Firefly, Insect or a Small Bird Asana = Pose Benefits: Firefly Pose stretches the inner groins and back torso, while strengthening the arms and wrists. It tones the belly and improves…