The eightfold path in Patanjali’s Yoga sutra is called the ashtanga. Loosely translated, ashtanga means “eight limbs” (ashta=eight, anga=limb). The eight limbs or steps function as guidelines on how to live a life that is both purposeful and meaningful. In addition, it also gives clear guidance on self-discipline as well … Continue reading The 8 Limbs of Yoga: What are They?
If you have not been living under a rock, chances are you already have an idea how popular yoga has become. Even A-list celebrities like Madonna, Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Aniston, etc. swear by yoga and it’s no wonder why. Over the years, hybrid combinations of yoga have been introduced, making … Continue reading Picking Your Practice: Top 6 Yoga Styles to Choose From
Bikram Choudury didn’t refer to his eponymous yoga series as “torture chamber” for nothing. Sounds daunting, doesn’t it? If you are not familiar with Bikram yoga, it’s easy to get intimidated. However, if Bikram yoga is still something you would like to get your hands into, it is reassuring to … Continue reading Bikram Yoga: Things You Should Avoid Doing
Sure, a hot yoga class can seem like a recipe for pain and suffering. However, nothing can be farther from the truth! And many hot yoga practitioners can attest—this type of yoga didn’t become a cultural phenomenon for nothing. If hot yoga is something you would like to try, below … Continue reading Prepping for Your First Hot Yoga Class: Top Tips to Remember
The cosmetics industry is a billion-dollar business and it’s no surprise why. Generally, people would want to always look good and are more than willing to spend a significant amount just to achieve that objective. And one foundation of looking flawless is radiant, beautiful, and glowing skin. Unfortunately, achieving a … Continue reading Yoga Glow: Best Yoga Poses for Beautiful and Radiant Skin
It’s a universal challenge—finding the time to fit everything you want to do in a day. While you may be all stoked about the idea of incorporating yoga into your day-to-day life, you might not be able to afford the commute to and from your yoga class. So, what … Continue reading Practicing Yoga at Home: What Are the Benefits?
While first practiced thousands of years ago, the benefits of this well-loved and ancient discipline remain the same. While many know the dramatic impact yoga can have on the mind, body, and spirit connection, not many are aware that yoga can also slow down the aging process and help you … Continue reading 5 of Yoga’s Anti-Aging Benefits
Yoga has been around for thousands of years. And when you incorporate yoga in your life, you’ll be able to discover for yourself why it has gained the popularity it is now enjoying. In essence, yoga aims to rejuvenate both the mind and the body and develop a deeper understanding … Continue reading Amazing Things that Will Happen When You Start Doing Yoga
Nowadays, social anxiety has become very prevalent. In fact, some statistics show that at least 12 percent of American adults has experienced it at one point in their lives or another. Fortunately, yoga has been documented to help with social anxiety (and general anxiety disorders) issues because of its calming … Continue reading Your First Yoga Class: Do’s and Don’ts to Keep in Mind
Yoga is an ancient practice which originated in India and dates back to thousands of years. It has been designed not just to strengthen and tone the body but to also promote a strong mind-body connection. Unfortunately, for those who don’t know anything about yoga, it would be easy to … Continue reading 7 Amazing Reasons to Do Yoga Immediately