Simhasana is derived from the combination of the Sanskrit words Simha(Lion) and asana (posture or pose). The position itself reminds a roaring lion and it connects the physical posture with a specific breathing technique. It’s a truly great practice to relieve tension accumulated in the chest and face as well as it helps firm the muscle on the front of the throat building collagen and preventing the appearing of wrinkles and the pulling down of the corners of the mouth (which is a sign of the mentioned muscle being contracted). In other words, this technique is not only a great fun but it also slows down aging of the skin.
Are you missing another class in your favorite yoga studio? I think many of us is struggling with this issue, lack of time and schedules that are hard to reconcile with work, meals and personal life. My guess is that the perfect time for yoga for some of us would be at 5 am or very late at night.
Depression, melancholy, lethargy, apathy, fatigue or disorientated states of mood can affect anyone of us. In order to treat this symptoms medicine offers a variety of psychotropic drugs that are about to cure these diseases. Yoga poses on the other hand are said to be a natural way of returning to the emotional balance - through the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises). The practice of yoga, like any other physical activity, increases the level of serotonin (hormone of happiness) and allows us to find the purpose in life and giving it a meaning by creating a desire to experience life more.
Bhramari Pranayama is made from the hindi word “Bhramar” that means bumble Bee and Pranayama is breathing so as a whole it is known as a ‘bee breath’. The sound, which is produced also resembles the humming sound of the bee. Bhramari Pranayama edges in reducing high vital sign, fatigue, and mental stress and also is one of the greatest breathing exercise to release the mind of anxiety and frustration. It is a simple breathing technique and can be practiced anywhere at work or home, as an instant option to de- stress yourself.
Tenerife you bless, you got me here. Those last few days made me realize how many different wonders can one little island hide within. You’re beautiful, you’re amazingly diverse, you’re delicious and happy shiny. Can't wait to share your cheerful vibes around -
hello my new home, Namaste my new home!
Have you ever heard about the term 'yogic dream'? It sounds pretty good, doesn't it? Well, to be honest it absolutely is. Yoga Nidra turned out to be one of my favourite relaxation method I've ever practiced. What is a Yoga Nidra and how does the practice infleunce our mind and body - let's put some spotlight on all benefits it brings along. In a nutshell, Yoga Nidra refers to the conscious awareness that happens during the state of a deep sleep. It is a yogic technique of mental sleep; it brings total relaxation while maintaining a state of total awareness. During practice of Yoga Nidra we’re able to turn our thoughts patterns towards those positive ones for ourselves. It is said that 20-30 minutes session of Yoga Nidra is equivalent to about 3 hours of a deep sleep.