Half Boat Pose, also known as Ardha Navasana, is an easier variation of Boat Pose (Navasana), making it a pose of intermediate difficulty. In this pose, the hips, waist, and lower back are somewhat more grounded than in the boat pose. In vinyasa classes, it’s a common position for strengtheningContinue Reading

How to manage low back pain

Why is low back pain so common these days? In our current sedentary way of life, is to collapse the spine, exaggerating the curves of the spine. Hence, the deep muscles of the spine are inactive, sometimes even becoming atrophied. Recently, a student of mine has been diagnosed with “lumbarContinue Reading

Navasana or as it is often called Naukasana is named after the shape your body takes when you practice this pose. Nauka/Nav means boat in English; thus, it is known as the Boat Pose. It is one of the intermediate seated balancing poses which requires immense core strength and stability.Continue Reading

As how a child strives to stand up taking little steps engaging the lower portions of its body and grounding its little baby feet into exploring this world of enjoyments, the yogi takes his first step in exploring the journey within by grounding his feet to mother earth. The feetContinue Reading

Your Feet as Your Foundation

It all starts with your feet. Your feet are the foundation of your entire body, like any buildings, if the foundation is not laid properly, it affects the stability and the construction of the building, and so are your feet.  In our yoga classes or Yoga Teachers Training courses, weContinue Reading

Yoga for back pain

As the famous metaphor goes “No pain, no gain”, this may sound right for many as it explains one must go through pain in order to gain something! But to apply this metaphor to our yoga practices and our body! Really?? Does your body really need to go through painContinue Reading

Yogic Lifestyle

“Yoga does not transform the way we see things. It transforms the person who sees.”  Yoga has gained prominence in recent years, particularly among celebrities, medical professionals, and many more. Yoga, in order to keep your body and mind healthy, transforms the way you conduct your life. Incorporating yoga intoContinue Reading