AuthorNithya Shrikant

What Makes An Ashtanga Sun Salutation?

What Makes An Ashtanga Sun Salutation?

Ashtanga Yoga is often considered one of the toughest styles of yoga, as many of the sequences rely heavily on high-energy vinyāsas. I personally used to stay away from the practice due to a knee injury that acted up during intense flows. However, I secretly cherished a dream of practicing Ashtanga Yoga…

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This Is How Iyengar Did A Sun Salutation

The Rishikesh Way

It was a beautiful day in Rishikesh. I was taking a stroll down the quiet lanes of this ultra neat town. Bells were ringing. Throngs were chanting mantras. There was a magical aroma that filled the air. It was a blissful moment. There was a group of people nearby doing Sun Salutations. It looked as if each one was following a different style, but none of them was bothered.

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5 Step-By-Step Breathing Exercises For Beginners

5 Step-By-Step Breathing Exercises For Beginners

Sit comfortably. Close your eyes and breathe consciously. Breathe in and out through your nose. Now, slowly deepen each breath, experiencing the way air moves in and out of your body! Connect yourself with each breath, leaving little time for your thoughts. Allow yourself to drift into this cyclic breathing process. Feeling better? Feeling relaxed?

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