General instructions for Yoga Practice

Yoga is sacred. Before you bring the practice of yoga in your life; you must aware yourself about a few aspects associated with yoga and its practice. It’s your curiosity towards those aspects that have brought you here. A yoga …

3 Bandhas and their influence on Chakras

Bandhas makes a major contribution to the cleansing process in the body. They assist in unblocking the flow of energy in those parts where toxins or waste has subsided. The Sanskrit word ‘Bandha’ means ‘to seal’ or ‘lock’. During the …

Maha Bandha (the great lock) technique and benefits

Jalandhara Bandha, Uddiyana Bandha and Mula Bandha are applied together to formulate Maha Bandha. Since it is the combination of all three locks, it is recognized as ‘the great lock’. The Sanskrit word ‘Maha’ also stands for ‘great’. The practice …

Mula Bandha (the lock to Kundalini Awakening)

Mula Bandha is the contraction of certain muscles in the perineum. The Sanskrit word Mula stands for ‘source’, ‘root’ or ’cause’. Therefore it is also known as ‘root lock’ and its practice results in exceptional health benefits. The Muladhara chakra …

Uddiyana Bandha (the lock to Solar Plexus)

Uddiyana Bandha is one of the only yoga practice in which the diaphragm lifts up towards the chest. The word Uddiyana in itself means ‘to rise up’ which is similar to the action that takes place while its practice. There …

7 Chakras and their significance

While practicing yoga, one must remain aware both physically and spiritually to reap utmost benefits. Now, physical awareness you may understand quite easily. But what is this spiritual awareness? Your curiosity directs you towards the spiritual purpose of yoga. The …

Siddhasana (Accomplished Pose) steps and benefits

Siddhasana (Accomplished Pose)

Siddhasana widely known by the name ‘Accomplished Pose’, falls under the category of meditative yoga postures. It is among the most effective and power meditation poses providing the practitioner deep focus and concentration. The lower foot in Accomplished …