Yoga for Beginners

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What is Pranayama? What are its amazing benefits?

“Pranayama teaches the aspirant to regulate his breathing and thereby control the mind.”   ~ B.K.S. Iyengar Pranayama is a term every yoga practitioner may have heard from his yoga teacher or studio. But what the word means? The term is derived from the word “Prana” which means the life-giving force (breath) and “Ayama” which …

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What is the Meaning of Asanas in Yoga?

Meaning of Asanas: Traditionally, asanas are known as seated poses, used during mediation and it is derived from Sanskrit meaning “seat”. Nowadays, this term is used to point out Hatha physical poses, found in various yoga styles, such as Ashtanga, Vinyasa, Restorative, and Bikram. Asana, which is the 3rd limb, has now become the most …

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The 5 Niyamas of Yoga ( Discover here )

Niyamas are a set of methods that helps us to act positively in the outer world, it is the second spiritual limb of yoga, mentioned in Patanjali’s sutras. Niyamas consist of the following:- Saucha Santosha Tapas Svadhyaya Isvara Pranidhara Saucha It means “cleanliness”. It refers to the cleanliness of not only your surrounding but also …

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What are the 5 Yamas of Yoga? Discover there Significance

The Yamas tell us the methods in which we can regulate our actions and also lays down the moral, ethical, and societal methods which a Yogi should follow in his daily lifestyle.  It helps us to convert our negative energy into peace, calmness, and positivity, it is the most mentioned branch of yoga other than …

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