Yoga asanas to correct your posture

Woman meditating (Pic: Thinkstock) Long work hours at the desk, neck hanging down deep engrossed in smart phones, slouching are all leading to nothing but incorrect postures. Celebrity yoga professional Sunaina Rekhi says, “The number of youngsters facing back, shoulder and neck pain is only increasing by the day. It is important for one to relax their stress muscles.These postures can be corrected by yoga.” Balasana (Child’s Pose) The first pose we are going to go into child’s pose which is going to round our shoulders forward to get us…

Read More

Savasana, the Most Relaxing Yoga Pose: Time to Reboot, Not Sleep

            According to B S Iyenger, “Savasana when properly performed brings on a silent state of stillness which is divine.” At the end of every yoga class, you know those few minutes when you’re asked to lie down straight, with your legs placed apart and arms by your side. It is a moment when you oscillate between relaxation and blissful sleep by performing an ancient yoga asana known as Shavasana or Savasana (pronounced as Shuh-vaas-ana) that takes its name from two Sanskrit words ‘shava‘ which…

Read More