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programme dedicated to the practice of yoga, asanas or pranayam, cleansing or meditation, tools to improve your practice

Camel pose

From Yoga Vidya Gurukul, Nasik – India            www.yogapoint.com Asana name: Camel Pose Sanskrit name: Ushtrasan Meaning: Camel Pose General Benefits: Efficiency of digestion and reproductive system is increased. It alleviates constipation. Vertebrae are loosened, spinal nerves relaxed. Good for minor back ache, rounded back, drooping shoulder. The front …

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Salutation au Soleil – Sun Salutation

Pratiquez la salutation au soleil tous les matins, pour dynamiser votre métabolisme, votre système cardio vasculaire, vos articulations, votre respiration… demandez de l’aide à votre instructeur de yoga pour savoir si toutes les postures peuvent vous convenir. Practice Sun Salutation every morning, to get energy and stimulate your metabolism, your …

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Hyperactivity or Attention Deficit, how yoga could help?

Hyperactivity is a state of being unusually or abnormally active. One of the main disorders associated with hyperactivity is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD.  It is one of the most misunderstood, misdiagnosed and incorrectly managed disorders. It is also one of the most commonly diagnosed child psychiatric disorders. There …

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Change of season: what impact?

There are two big directional shifts in the energy of the natural world. The first comes in spring, when winter’s dormancy ends and growth energy begins. This is when Nature intended you to take a break during the summer months, when food and warmth are abundant. The second big directional …

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    By Yoga Vidya Gurukul, Nasik   Asana name: Single Toe Balance Pose Sanskrit name: Padangushtasan Meaning: Single Toe Balance Pose General Benefits: Strengthens the legs, especially the ankles and toes. Regulates the reproductive system. Prevents spermatorrhea. Promotes brahmacharya. Trains the nervous system. Benefits for Women: Therapeutic Applications: Anxiety, stress Taking the …

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And what if that was…. a solution?

The Noble Eightfold Path was taught by the Buddha, state the Pali Canon: (…) Just this noble eightfold path: right view, right aspiration, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, right concentration. That is the ancient path, the ancient road, traveled by the Rightly Self-awakened Ones of …

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Viparit Karani

  Posture In ‘Hathapradipika’ an important book on Yoga, accepts this as Mudra rather than asana. But since this very much resembles the asana position, here we have treated this as such. In this asana the body is in an inverted position and so is called Viprit Karani (inverted position).   …

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