Tag: Yoga

Rediscovering the ancient practice of Yoga for the future generations

One of the biggest contributions of India to the world is the knowledge of Yoga, now accepted internationally by the United Nations (UN) and the world. International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on the day of Summer Solstice (June 21) since 2014.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO) One of the biggest contributions of India to the world

Yoga With Nerry: Bring intensity to your workout

Take your yoga practice to the next level by adding high-intensity interval training, or HIIT, to your flow. Several studies have shown the benefits of HIIT training — it improves your endurance, increases your metabolism, regulates insulin levels, burns body fat without losing muscle and continues to burn calories even after the session ends. By

Yoga has no religious connotations: Venkaiah Naidu

BENGALURU: Physical fitness is essential for mental alertness, said Venkaiah Naidu, Vice- President of India, at the inauguration of a private university here on Sunday. He was talking about the country lagging in sports and one of the main factors for it being the little importance education institutions and parents give to sports classes in schools. “When

Thailand yoga retreat in sexual assault scandal reopens

Sixteen former pupils and staff told the Guardian they thought a ‘sex cult’ was operating inside Agama Yoga in Thailand. Photograph: Facebook/Agama Yoga The world’s biggest tantric yoga school, which closed after multiple women alleged rape and sexual assault, has reopened with the accused leader back in charge and amid accusations that management suppressed an

Yoga classes and pregnancy yoga in Liverpool

It’s a new year and many people are thinking of ways to get fit and healthy. A great way to help you achieve that aim is to take up yoga. Yoga has many health benefits including clearing the mind, relieving stress and it can help people to focus their thinking. Plus it can improve fitness, strength and

Real warrior pose: Yoga classes for the military

Joe Jamison,who serves in the Air Force, left, and Navy veteran Jen Vaughn participate in a class for military at the Yoga Center of Columbia. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun) By Mike Klingaman January 11 at 7:46 PM In 2009, Lt. Jen Vaughn was at war — with herself. Or so it seemed to the then-32-year-old naval

This Winter, Keep Warm With These 5 Effective Yoga Poses

This winter, what better way to stay fit and warm than some yoga! Yoga is a form of fitness and practice which has numerous benefits for the mind, body and the soul. Not only is yoga an effective way to lose weight, it is also the science of healing which can add an additional protective