Yoga is a lifestyle and practice that can help any woman have an empowered birth experience. By living a yoga lifestyle, the body and mind are prepared for one of the most important and exciting times in a woman’s life. As a birth worker, I gained an interest in yoga when I learned about prenatal yoga at a local studio. I began my personal yoga practice with a goal to better help my clients and friends with their birthing experiences, and I have found that yoga can be a great tool in achieving a wonderful birth!
Rishikesh, auch die heilige Stadt gennant, ist ein Ort voller Magie, Spiritualitaet und Wunder.
Waehrend meiner Yogalehrer Ausbildung bei der Yoga India Foundation, habe ich nicht nur unendlich viel ueber Yoga und mich selbst gelernt, sondern auch Umgebung, Leute und Kultur kennenlernen duerfen.
Falls du auch bald nach Rishikesh reist, du wirst auf jeden Fall eine wundervolle Zeit in Rishikesh haben und wahrscheinlich jede Menge coole Orte selbst entdecken.
Literally translated from Sanskrit, the word means ‘connection’. One of the texts most widely associated with yoga is Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras (compiled around the time of the 5 th century). Therein Patanjali defines yoga as a method by which the seeker can learn to control the power of their own thoughts in order to understand and connect with their true self.
In the western world, yoga is rather known for its physical practice. Practising asanas helps getting to know your own body better and improves your strength and flexibility. Also it improves the concentration and relaxes. Doing a yoga teacher training in India, I got to know so much more about yoga: yoga philosophy, Ayurveda, anatomy, Shatkarma, pranayama and meditation. The yoga philosophy teaches how to be a better yogi
Many people in our world today struggle daily with the looming dark clouds of depression. The World Health Organization reports that more than 300 million people suffer from depression across the globe. With an estimated $17 billion USD growth projection over the next two years (according to the New York Times) the pharmaceutical antidepressant industry continues to grow exponentially
In today’s world, whilst managing the work and the personal life, we do not really think
much about our eating habits or eating schedule. Due to which the majority of people go through
digestive disorders like Constipation, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Gallstones, Ulcerative
Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, etc.
Yoga is a moving meditation allowing us to find stillness of the mind. Our stream of consciousness is constantly jolting from one thought to another initiating moments of fear, anxiety, and stress. If you are faced with daily bouts of anxiety and stress, a regular practice of pranayama, asana and meditation may help to calm the mind and soothe moments of negative thought processes and tendencies towards catastrophic thinking.
What is Yoga?
Yoga — a mind-body practice — is considered one of many types of complementary and integrative health approaches. Yoga brings together physical and mental disciplines that may help you achieve peacefulness of body and mind. This can help you relax and manage stress and anxiety.
Parivritta Trikonasana is also known as Revolved Triangle Pose. We already discussed Triangle Pose with you recently, so now we will focus on the reversed version of it. The main benefit is that you stretch and twist your chest and intercoastal muscles which will result in a better and easier breathing process.
Eka Pada Rajakapotasana is also known as the king of the hip openers. It’s an extremely beneficial posture to open your pelvis and groin. If you feel stiff in your hips, the One-Legged King Pigeon Pose can really help you to overcome the tightness and increase your flexibility.