15 min Yoga for Sleep – Day #12 (YOGA FOR HIPS & LOWER BACK)




The Value of Family Yoga

One of the benefits of family Yoga is centered around the goal of making each practitioner aware of the moment. Practicing Yoga together encourages the members of the family to let go of worries or concerns while focusing on the moments they are spending together.

Feel the Difference With Yoga

Today most of us lead a busy life, so we don’t have much time to focus on exercise. An increasing number of individuals, all over the world are practicing yoga for its numerous benefits.

How Can Yoga Benefit an Unruly Child?

When practicing Yoga, a child needs to hold poses, complete breathing exercises, and follow meditation techniques. These methods require that the child focuses, and slows down enough, to complete each part of a session precisely. Yoga encourages each child to do this independently. This positively affects a child’s daily life, because he or she will learn to control actions, without having to wait for adult guidance.

Yoga Beginner Poses 2

If you want to begin your Yoga correctly, and therefore have the best results over time, you must first understand that there is a correct way to do each Yoga pose, and many, many incorrect ways. If you never have any clue as to the actual technique, it simply won’t happen on it’s own. Instead, the patterns that your body has developed over many years, some muscles too tight and others too weak, will determine how you do the Yoga pose. While you are practicing each pose, you should know exactly what you’re trying to do, and you should be able to measure your ability and understand what you need to do more of. This keeps the pose safe, informed, and interesting, and actually motivates you to come back to the pose again and again over time.

Yoga for Emotional Healing

The daily practice, of Yoga, provides emotional healing and support for a variety of reasons. In Yogic philosophy, it is believed that the ego is a major player in creating emotional disturbances, because it draws all conscious attention into itself.

Hatha Yoga for Improving Emotional Health

Yoga puts us in touch with our true nature and grounds us, so that we become strong – yet yielding; strong enough to bend with the winds of life – without breaking. This frees us from trying to control the uncontrollable.

Changing the Face and Zip Code of Yoga

An interview with Niroga founder Bidyut Bose discussing the origins of Niroga and its mission to bring yoga to underprivileged populations and youth. Niroga focuses on reducing violence through the teaching of Transformative Life Skills in schools, juvenile halls and cancer centers.

Yoga and Relaxation

Let me begin this article by walking you through a few relaxation techniques. Relaxation to unwind your mind is what I have in mind for you. For this exercise you do not need a yoga mat, after all you are reading an article not doing a comprehensive yoga workout or Hatha yoga for that matter.

Improve Your Daily Life With Yoga

Many people have a long list in their minds of healthy habits that they really should get around to doing one of these days. We say that we’ll do it tomorrow but the trouble with tomorrow is that it never comes. What is needed is a practice that is as good for today as it is for years to come.

Benefits of Yoga – How Does Yoga Help Your Body and Mind?

The postures practiced in Hatha Yoga, as well as the controlled breathing exercises (pranayama) and meditation employed in its practice, are perfect for helping the body eliminate anxiety and stress. Yoga works both the mind and the body, seeking balance and peacefulness in both.

Hatha Yoga for Improving Posture

These days, improper posture is so prevalent that it is eye catching to see someone with proper posture. It is not healthy to have improper posture for a variety of reasons, but fixing it is a bit more difficult than just making a conscious effort to sit up straight.

Yoga For Busy People – Why Yoga Breathing Exercises Are Good For You

When was the last time you felt alert, connected and in the flow? Did you wake up this morning buzzing with energy, clear, confident and certain of your day ahead? Or did you lie in bed, tired, heavy and exhausted from another round of sleepless nights?

Three Yoga Asanas and Their Benefits

Every pose (asana) in yoga has specific meaning and brings different benefits to the body. In some cases, the pose looks simple but the benefits are extensive. Poses can be quite powerful when performed correctly. According to some yoga experts, performing an asana means striking a balance between movement and stillness and each pose epitomizes a mental attitude. Let’s examine three basic asanas and their value to the practitioner.

Patanjali and the Concept of Niyama in Yogic Philosophy

Contemporary Yogic philosophy is the more subtle and deeper contemplation of the integration of Yoga’s wisdom and practices into daily life. There are many different areas of Yogic philosophy including very detailed instructions on awakening the Kundalini energy, extremely detailed nuances of Yoga asana alignment, and specialized breathing techniques to accompany meditative practices.

The Many Benefits of Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra is the deepest form of relaxation – experienced by Yogis during states of meditation. It is commonly described as bringing an incredible calmness and clarity to the mind, and often referred to as a form of ‘Yogic sleep.’ While in the state of Yoga Nidra, you are beyond…

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