Yoga for neck

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Neck pain is one of the most common complaints people have that is caused by several factors. These include daily activities that involve repetitive forward bending, poor posture, or the habit of holding your head in one position while reading a book or especially while using cell phones and using computers.it’s easy for neck pain to extend to your shoulders and back. Neck pain can lead to headaches and even injury. Moreover, it leads to misalignment, in general people do not really take care of their neck until it starts to hurt, especially just above your upper back some people will develop a tiny lump, many people start doing stretches which temporarily feels light because muscles become relaxed, however, we want neck muscles to be stronger not stretching them merely will help eradicate…
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Yoga for abs

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Have you ever wanted abs? A lot of people watch actors and athletes that inspire them to work out two times a day and adopt a keto diet. People go to extreme lengths with unrealistic goals for their dream body. Steroids, excess gymming and unhealthy diets that look healthy can do more harm than good. Luckily, yoga has been an effective alternative healthy solution to achieve your dream body and the abs that you desire.Yoga is more than just the religious aspects to it. It consists of many asanas and poses with gentle to extreme intensity with each pose serving a different purpose. Some of these asanas may help you for better toned abs without risking your health.Shalabhasana: Also known as the superman pose requires you to lay on your…
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Yoga for insomnia

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Unfortunately, a great portion of our population suffers from insomnia and it is often overlooked. Most of the victims of this sleep disorder are neglected of care or have failed at looking for the appropriate means to help themselves. Insomnia is categorised by difficulty of falling asleep, sleeping at irregular times, staying asleep, etc. The most common form of insomnia comes in the form of acute insomnia that may affect anyone and it’s caused by several factors including stress, diet or unhealthy lifestyle. While acute insomnia may not have a prolonged effect, it may affect each person differently and bring people to go too far lengths to deal with it. You get to hear several of these stories on social media. In fact, there’s a great amount of awareness that…
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Yoga poses for kidney

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The kidneys – the organs that balance the body’s fluids – are located beneath the back ribs between the 9th thoracic and the 2nd lumber vertebrae. They are responsible for purifying the blood or any other fluid like water and producing urine. There are many ways to approach the more energetic aspects of the kidneys through Yin Yoga, acupuncture, diet and lifestyle.  Kidneys have an extremely important function of purifying the blood by filtering waste out of it. They also assist in functioning of the urinary system, further secretion of hormones and maintenance of the blood pressure in the body. Kidneys also have the additional function of maintaining the pH level, in the body. kidneys are one of the most important organs in the body and should be cared for. researchers suggest that…
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Yoga for joint health

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The human body is pretty complex in every aspect even if we talk about movement and its dynamic abilities there is a vast field to explore to understand it where one has to know, biomechanics, kinesiology, physics and so on. To keep it comprehensive let’s, say the body moves because of muscles and joints which is guided by our brain through the nervous system. Therefore, the body moves because joints allow for movement that allows one to be mobile in any activity, the body is made from around 206 bones and 700 muscles, there are 9 major jointsNeck(cervical)Upper back(thoracic)Lower back( lumbar)WristElbowShoulderHipKneeAnkleEvery joint is surrounded by several components such as bones, ligaments, tendons, cartilage, bursa, synovial fluid, muscles, etc. All of the components’ health depends upon how adaptive they have become…
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BAKASANA (CRANE POSE) : Its Benefits, Method, Precaution & Preparation

BAKASANA (CRANE POSE) : Its Benefits, Method, Precaution & Preparation

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Bakasana is the Sanskrit term for crane pose. It is an arm balance in this pose the practitioner mimics the cranes long, graceful legs by straightening the arms by his strength. Bakasana is a intermediate level balancing asana.METHODstand in samasthiti , go to urdha vrikshasanaCome down to uttanasana and then ardh uttanasanaStretch the fingers of your hands and place the palm on the floor, make sure your hands should be placed shoulders width apart, keep your elbows slightly bent.Lean forward and bring your knees close to the armpit as much as you can, don’t force ( right knee to right armpit &left knee to left armpit )Keep your core engaged(by doing cat pose- PPT) , shift your body weight to your arms while your toes are on thePress your knees…
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Padangusthasana (Hand-to-Big-Toe Pose) : Step by Step Instructions, Benefits, Contraindications and Cautions.

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PadangusthasanaTranslated as hand to big toe poseThis posture is variation to utanasana , Utana word means to elongate , intense stretch and forward extension , in this posture whole rear body is stretched from bottom of the feet all the way upto crown of the head, spine is in forward fold position and hip is hinged to its max that let the head remain below heart which makes this posture half inversion leading towards heavy blood circulation towards head.Step by step instructionsStart from tadasana or samasathiti as a starting position where you stand tall keeping whole body in straight line and aligned positionRaise your hands up as you inhale and elongate your spine to create a good space for forward bend.With exhalation reach your hands forward and grab your toes…
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Chakrasana : How to Do It, Benefits, Contraindications

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The name “Chakrasana” comes from the Sanskrit words “Chakra” which means the wheel, and the meaning of Asana is “Posture” or “seat”.Chakrasana or the wheel pose is a backward bending yoga asana. Chakra in Sanskrit means Wheel. In Wheel Pose, the final position looks like a wheel, hence the name. It gives great flexibility to the spine. It is called chakrasana since the body takes almost a wheel-like, semi- circular posture while performing this asana.English name: – Wheel PoseSanskrit name: – ChakrasanaPose type: –          backbend, stretch, inversion, balance.Body position: –  SupineLevel: –                AdvancedAnother name: – Urdva Dhanurasana (Upward-Facing Bow Pose).How to Do ChakrasanaLie down on your back with feet apart, bend your knees and place your feet on the ground close to your body.Now bring your palms under your shoulders…
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Yoga Asanas for Knee Pain

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Yoga Asanas for Knee PainMany knee problems are a result of the aging process and continual wear and stress on the knee joint (such as, arthritis). Other knee problems are a result of an injury or a sudden movement that strains the knee. Common knee problems are following;- A sprained  knee ligament or strained muscle is usually caused by a blow to the knee or a jerky twist of the knee. That can lead to pain, swelling, and difficulty in walking. Cartilage tears can often occur with sprains. Surgery may be required to repair the tear.Inflammation of the tendons may result from overuse of a tendon during certain activities such as running, jumping, or cycling. Tendinitis of the patellar tendon is called jumper's knee. This often occurs with sports, such as basketball,…
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Yoga for Eyes or Eyesight improvement

Yoga for Eyes or Eyesight improvement

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The human senses are our contact to the surroundings. The human brain perceives anything around via seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting, and touching. But we don't think about our senses until one stops working. Humans have five senses: the eyes to see, the tongue to taste, the nose to smell, the ears to hear, and the skin to touch. so far the most important organs of sense are our eyes. We perceive up to 80 per cent of all impressions by means of our sight . And if other senses such as taste or smell stop working, it's the eyes that best protect us from danger. It  gets affected by our lifestyle, preexisting health concerns and eating habits and mostly our engagement with electronics gadgets. Lets see what are the common…
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