The Secret of Ayurveda

Ayurveda means “science of life”. It is one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems, originating in India more than 5000 years ago. It is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a delicate balance between the […]

Mudra

Mud = to delight, Dra = to flow The Sanskrit word mudra means gesture or attitude. Attitude is something which reflects mind in body, and body in mind. The palm and fingers are covered with a large number of reflex […]

TADASANA Mountain Pose

In Sanskrit Tada means a mountain. This pose is also known as Samasthiti. Sama means upright, straight. Sthiti is steadiness. Tadasana is the foundational pose for all other standing asanas. It is the very first posture practiced at the beginning […]

Bandhas

The Sanskrit word Bandha means to bind, bond or lock. Bandhas are designed to move and store Pranic energy in the body. They can be practiced on a subtle level or strongly activated. More subtly, they aim to lock prana […]

PASCHIMOTTANASANA

A seated forward fold, which provides the entire backside of the body a stretch and takes us into a place that is humble and strong the further we release into the asana. (Paschima = west/ back side of the body; […]

Healthy Sleep

Difficulty in falling asleep, or to wake up several times during the night may affect many people. I used to have this problem before beginning yoga. Every day I went to bed at different time and I got up at […]

Delicious Healthy Easy Breakfast

Banana in Coconut Milk When I was traveling in Southeast Asian countries, I discovered a simple delicious and healthy dessert. Banana in coconut milk is a classic dessert in Southeast Asia but a little bit different in each country. The […]

Asana

Asana is the third limb of Patanjali’s Eight Limbed Path as described in the Yoga Sutras, which in turn is part of the philosophy of Raja Yoga. “sthira sukham asanam“ “sitting posture should be steady and pleasant” sthira = strong, […]