Category Archives: Yoga in Action

Yoga For Pain Management

Living with chronic pain, can be a cause of constant discomfort, with an attack on your reserves of strength, energy, and feelings of well-being. Using Yoga techniques for pain management can help minimize medication usage and help you lead a happier and fuller life. The best techniques for pain management are Yoga breathing, relaxation, and meditation. These three aspects…

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Chi Kung: Art Of Developing Vital Energy

Chi Kung (pronounced ‘chee goong’) is a form of moving meditation and a way of harnessing and releasing the body’s own vital energy, or chi. It can have an extraordinarily beneficial effect on both physical and mental health and it is one of the most energizing forms of exercise. There are many chi kung exercises.…

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TRX: An Effective Tool For Yoga

Fear of falling or getting injured can prevent performance of certain yoga poses but by balancing with the TRX, you’re somewhat supported—so it’s less scary.  It’s time to add a new element of challenge to an old pose. After doing this for a while, you can build enough confidence to use the straps less and…

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Yoga For A Strong Immune System

Yoga postures, pranayama, relaxation and meditation are powerful tools for helping to stimulate or calm the immune response depending on the situation. Poor diet, lack of nutrition, stress, anxiety, alcohol, drugs, and toxins in our environment are all factors that can weaken our immunity. Our immune system consists of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to…

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Yoga For AIDS Patients

Yoga over the centuries has again and again been identified as a self healing technique. AIDS or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome is caused by a virus called HIV, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. HIV disease becomes AIDS when the immune system is seriously damaged. CD4 cell count in the blood is an important indicator of the…

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De-fusing Anger with Yoga

Anger comes in several forms, including outrage, frustration, jealousy, resentment, fury, and hatred. It also masquerades as judgment, criticism, and even boredom. Like all emotions, it is a complex, ever-shifting state involving thoughts, feelings, and bodily changes. Yogis understand anger as an energy existing, like all emotions, halfway between a physical and mental experience. Like…

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Tips to Protect Your Joints While Practicing Yoga

Yoga is no doubt, a safe and healthy way to improve muscle strength, endurance, flexibility and balance. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) supports yoga as a safe form of exercise as long as  you do yoga based on your own individual flexibility and level. A recent review in the American Journal of Epidemiology…

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Yoga for Cyclist

Cycling  is good aerobic exercise. Hunching over handlebars while perched on a narrow seat, pedaling constantly and holding up the head to watch the road takes a toll on muscles from the neck to the feet, the spine and back. There are certain yoga poses that are intended to counter the shortening and tightness in…

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Duo Yoga: Mother’s Day Special

Mothers are a blessing and “Mothers Day” is a time to rewind on all that this curator has done for you and express gratitude for those special moments in your life.   While you are catching up on ways to celebrate mothers day, Women Fitness team  brings you a calm way to celebrate and rejuvenate the…

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Benefits of Yoga For Seniors

With age, the efficiency of the body and immunity level deteriorates, bringing on the possibility of various diseases. Regular practice of yoga, such as asanas, pranayama and meditation can help to avoid various health conditions, remove the misery, and help in leading a happier and fulfilling life. Better Sleep Pattern:  Older adults (60+) are often…

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