January 8, 2020

7 Yogic Secrets For A Long Life

There are seven yogic health secrets for a long life. Living long is not the goal of yogis as such, but leading a healthy and long life provides enough time to master oneself and to achieve the ultimate spiritual state of oneness – which is the goal of yogis. It is for this reason that yogis have given recommendations on how to live long and while alive, how to keep the body and mind healthy and happy. Obviously living long in an unhealthy body and ill mind is not in anyone’s interest. According to yoga there are seven “secrets” of longevity.1. Proper physical labour Exercising the body on a regular basis is essential, particularly in today’s world when physical labour is no longer a part and parcel of daily life as it used to be in the past. Most people’s lives are sedentary with little if any physical exertion. People sit […]
April 5, 2019

Preaching What You Practice – Becoming a Yoga Teacher

Yoga is garnering followers in large numbers across the world and consequently Yoga Teacher Training (YTT) is gaining momentum like never before. There is a growing number of aspiring practitioners from all over the globe, while thousands are opting to become yoga teachers themselves. What is it that makes us look up at great yoga masters in awe? So much so, that we aspire to one day become teachers ourselves? There is no better way to learn about the body, mind and soul than undergoing a yoga teacher training course. Here at the Himalayan Yoga Institute, the teacher training encompasses practices that transform all of who you are and take you beyond your limited self, into your conscious Heart. This training is holistic and highly comprehensive, including deep healing and therapy for body and mind, so as to reveal the beautiful Self within. When you practice yoga you get to observe your mind throughout the […]
April 5, 2019

How Body Pain can be Relieved through Yoga

Yoga is one of the most effective methods to lead a healthy and content life. In addition to toning the whole body, it makes your body more flexible and improves posture. It is also one of the most natural ways to treat pains and aches. Yoga can help people suffering from chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia, arthritis, low back pain, migraine, etc. Studies have revealed that people with chronic low back pain benefited from increased mobility and pain relief with a regular yoga routine. Regular practice of yoga also has a positive effect on one’s mood and psycho-social well-being. Yoga is an effective exercise regimen that works both body and mind with an emphasis on breath control, chakra stimulation, glandular regulation, and experiencing bliss through meditation. The emphasis on mental balance and developing presence is what sets yoga apart from most other exercise programs. No wonder that Yoga is turning increasingly popular as a […]