The eight steps of Ashtanga Yoga

Today, we’ll talk about the origins of Ashtanga Yoga and the eight steps that make up this holistic yoga practice. This is an introductory article, where each of the steps can be explored in greater depth. Ashtanga Yoga was brought to the Western world by the revered sage Patanjali. Moreover, the term ‘Ashtanga’ in Sanskrit translates to ‘eight-limbed,’ referring to the eight steps that guide practitioners towards spiritual enlightenment and physical well-being.

Gyan Mudra

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Today we will talk about Gyan Mudra. Surely you have seen somewhere an image of a person meditating or doing Yoga making gestures with their hands, these hand gestures are called Mudras. What is Gyan Mudra? Gyan Mudra is the knowledge mudra, it is widely used when we want to learn something, to transmit knowledge, […]

Invest 5 minutes for a better sleep with Anulom Vilom Pranayama

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Invest 5 minutes for a better sleep with Anulom Vilom Pranayama. Of all Pranayama techniques, the most powerful is Anulom Vilom Pranayama. This simple breathing technique that can be done anywhere brings several benefits to the body and mind, helping to reduce allergies and asthma, to have better sleep, more calm and to treat depression. […]

Invest 5 minutes daily to Improve your digestion with Kapalabhati Pranayama

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Pranayamas are breathing techniques that come from Yoga that bring several benefits to the health of the body, mind and spirit. Invest 5 minutes daily to Improve your digestion with Kapalabhati Pranayama Kapalabhati comes from Sanskrit, where ‘Kapala’ means skull facing forward and ‘Bhati’ means fire, light. So, Kaphalabhati means that we have light on […]

Three minutes Bhastrika Pranayama break for a calmer mind

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Pranayamas are powerful breathing techniques from Yoga. Bhastrika is the simplest and easiest Pranayama to do. In a three minutes break of Bhastrika Pranayama you can get a calmer mind. Watch the video to see a demonstration of the exercises and understand their importance Before doing Bhastrika Pranayama When we start to do Bhastrika for […]

Meditation for beginners

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Mediation is often a big challenge for beginners, the most common myth about meditation is that in order to meditate you need to empty your mind and fight your thoughts. This is what makes people who often need meditation the most stay away from it. Meditation is an extremely important practice to calm the mind, […]

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