Strengthen Core and Tone Thighs with Yoga
The Yoga Institute Santacruz East Mumbai
by Vaishnavi Reddy
4y ago
  Are you getting carried away with ads where models flaunt their 6-pack or 8-pack abs? Those ads promoting supplements and other chemicals to get a fit body? Have you tried them and got disappointed because you didn’t get any results? There is no need to be demotivated. Today we will see how simple yoga techniques can help you strengthen your core and tone thigh muscles. All this without any additional chemicals entering your body. Before we dive into the asanas, it is important for you to have a reality check and confirm what is for real and what are fantastical creations. Firstly, one shoul ..read more
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Deflate Your Bloated Tummy with these Techniques
The Yoga Institute Santacruz East Mumbai
by Vaishnavi Reddy
4y ago
  Does it feel like your clothes have suddenly become tight? Or your stomach is going to burst? Are you thinking of hitting the gym or starting a new diet plan? Before you start, find out if it is truly the need of the hour. The sudden increase in the waistline is usually due to bloating. Learn how to deflate your bloated tummy with these techniques. Overeating or eating in a rush and with your mouth open is the reason for bloating. These actions increase the gas in the digestive tracts causing uneasiness. This issue is seen among many professionals due to their hectic work schedules and fast ..read more
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Quick Tips to Refresh Your Tired Eyes
The Yoga Institute Santacruz East Mumbai
by Vaishnavi Reddy
4y ago
  Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) is not a made-up term but an actual issue faced by the working professionals of today. In this post, we will look at some quick tips to refresh your tired eyes. But before we get there, the question is, what is the reason for the alarming increase in the number of individuals suffering from eye issues? Well, I’m sure you guessed it. Yes, of course, it is due to the number of hours one spends in front of a digital screen. Stats say that an average Indian spends around seven to eight hours staring at the screen every day. These do not include the time you spend o ..read more
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Say Goodbye to Sciatica & Cramps with Yoga
The Yoga Institute Santacruz East Mumbai
by Vaishnavi Reddy
4y ago
  Today, we will see how you can avoid sciatica and cramps with yoga techniques. These techniques are easy to practice and can be performed at your work desk as well. In our previous blog, we saw how undue strain on our spine causes neck and back pain. Now moving further, we will understand what is sciatica and how the issue arises. The sciatic nerve runs from the lower back all the way down to both the legs. Sciatica is a condition where excess pressure on the lower back creates a strain on the sciatic nerves. The excruciating pain spreads to the hip, buttocks and legs. Usually, the effect is ..read more
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Ease Neck and Back Pain at Work with these Simple Techniques
The Yoga Institute Santacruz East Mumbai
by Vaishnavi Reddy
4y ago
There is a common saying that man dies for a job that will replace him in a week’s time. Everyone wishes to be successful in life but it shouldn’t be at the cost of your health. Today, the first thing we do the second we wake up is to reach out for our smartphones. With all the digital privileges we tend to not listen to our body and its needs. As a result, we end-up feeling weak and tired with various aches and pains. This week we will look at some of the most common issues faced by working professionals and understand how small conscious adjustments can bring about a positive change. Let us ..read more
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Say Goodbye to Obesity the Yogic Way
The Yoga Institute Santacruz East Mumbai
by Vaishnavi Reddy
4y ago
  As the festivities have begun together with the change in weather, it becomes an invitation for a lot of common ailments. This week we will look at a few of these issues and find the common cures for them with simple yogic techniques. Let us start with a concern that seems to be taking the center stage, Obesity. To understand this, let us think of the tire of a vehicle. In order for it to run smoothly, the tire needs to have just the right amount of air in it. If it is too less, the tire will get punctured and if filled with more air than necessary, it will burst. Similarly, our body needs t ..read more
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Makarasana – The Crocodile Posture
The Yoga Institute Santacruz East Mumbai
by The Yoga Institute
4y ago
  Quote: “As you consciously relax your mind you gain a sense of achievement.” At the Yoga Institute, we teach various types of pranayamas and asanas. These include sitting, standing and lying down asanas, they also include relaxation and breathing techniques. Makarasana commonly known as the crocodile pose is an extremely effective in relaxing your mind while making it alert. As we learn from nature, the most important quality of a crocodile is that it is always conscious. Though it seems to be sleeping, the moment it smells the prey or danger it will become aware and act. This is exactly the ..read more
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Antaranga-The Internal Aspect of the 8-Fold Path of Yoga
The Yoga Institute Santacruz East Mumbai
by The Yoga Institute
4y ago
  In our previous blog, we had an in-depth understanding of the Bahiranga or the External aspect of Yoga. Today, we will look at Antaranga or the Internal aspect of Yoga. Antaranga Yoga encompasses Dharana, Dhyana, and Samadhi. While some debate to include the fifth limb, Pratyahara as a part of Antaranga, others say it belongs to Bahiranga as it starts with the external. We can consider Pratyahara to be the bridge that connects the external to the internal. By the time you reach this stage, you are in a position to withdraw your senses and move inwards. Hence, Pratyahara has both the external ..read more
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Bahiranga – The External Aspect of the 8-Fold Path of Yoga
The Yoga Institute Santacruz East Mumbai
by The Yoga Institute
5y ago
  Ashtanga Yoga or the 8-fold Path of Yoga is a collection of sutras compiled by Patanjali for the novice practitioner. It explains the yogic philosophy on how to live life and walk the path of self-realisation. The 8-folds are divided into two, where the first four limbs represent the Bahiranga or external aspect and the next four represent Antaranga or internal aspect of Yoga. In this blog, we will dive a little deeper into the first four limbs that make up the Bahiranga or External aspect of Yoga. Bahiranga is a Sanskrit term which means ‘external’ or ‘outside’. In the 8-fold path of yoga ..read more
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Bahirang – The External Aspect of the 8-Fold Path of Yoga
The Yoga Institute Santacruz East Mumbai
by The Yoga Institute
5y ago
  Ashtanga Yoga or the 8-fold Path of Yoga is a collection of sutras compiled by Patanjali for the novice practitioner. It explains the yogic philosophy on how to live life and walk the path of self-realisation. The 8-folds are divided into two, where the first four limbs represent the Bahiranga or external aspect and the next four represent Antaranga or internal aspect of Yoga. In this blog, we will dive a little deeper into the first four limbs that make up the Bahiranga or External aspect of Yoga. Bahiranga is a Sanskrit term which means ‘external’ or ‘outside’. In the 8-fold path of yoga ..read more
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