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By alambaadm / May 11, 2018

Pawanmuktasana 1. Anti-Rheumatic Group. Part 4 (Neck)

Here is the final part of the Pawanmuktasana series: 4 asanas for neck. The sequence is very simple and yet efficient. Benefits: All the nerves connecting the different organs and limbs of the body pass through the neck. Therefore, the muscles of the neck and shoulders accumulate tension, especially after prolonged work at desk. These...

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By alambaadm / May 10, 2018

Pawanmuktasana 1. Anti-Rheumatic Group. Part 3 (Wrists, Elbows and Shoulders)

Here is the third part of the Pawanmuktasana Series 1 (Anti-Rheumatic sequence). These asanas concern hands, wrists and shoulders. You can find the 1st and the 2nd part in my previous articles. The sequence has been developed by Swami Satyananda Sawaswati and is taken from the book Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha. Benefits of the following...

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By alambaadm / May 8, 2018

Are you drinking enough water?

They say that one of the secrets of the Indian yogis is that they constantly drink water, run to the toilet every 20 minutes, but live a healthy life of 200 years. It is not that I intend to aim living for 200 years, but water has been an answer for me in many situations....

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By alambaadm / May 8, 2018

Benefits of Yoga for Pregnancy and Labour

I have always loved children, but it is not until I became a Mother, I could realize how magical it is to welcome a little Angel appearing into this world and watch him or her grow and develop every day. For me this wonderful bond started when my Husband and I discovered that I was...

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By alambaadm / April 20, 2018

Pawanmuktasana 1. Anti-Rheumatic Group. Part 2 (Knees and Hips)

Here is the 2nd part of the Pawanmuktasana Series 1, Anti-Rheumatic Group of asanas, concerning knees and hips. The asanas are very simple and yet they bring great benefits with regular practice (you can do them at home!). Since the knee joint bears the whole weight of the body and has no strong muscles for...

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By alambaadm / April 20, 2018

Pawanmuktasana 1. Anti-Rheumatic Group. Part 1 (Toes and Ankles)

Sometimes if you miss a yoga class, you feel like you could really do with a gentle yet efficient workout at home. Or after a day in the office, working sat at the desk most of the time, you feel like you need to relax the stiffness and muscular tension. For this purpose I would...

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By alambaadm / April 18, 2018

Surya Namaskar: Best way to start your day by far

Have you ever felt that even after a very good work out and stretching, when you wake up the following morning, you feel quite stiff? And actually every morning, if you do not do any physical exercise, sometimes it takes a few hours to feel “back in shape”. I found it interesting to read that...

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By alambaadm / April 18, 2018

Benefits of Practising Yoga for the Spine

“You may die, but you will never grow old if your spine stays flexible.” Yogi Bhajan (Kundalini Yoga Master)     People come to yoga and decide to stay with it for various reasons. As Mark Stephens states, Yoga is an unending process of self-discovery and self-transformation. Often towards becoming a “better yourself”. Even if...

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