Here are our favorite essential oils for anxiety

Most Effective Essential Oils for Anxiety

Essential oils have been in use for centuries. Aromatherapy using these essential oils helps stimulate relaxation and reduce anxiety. Stress and anxiety are common conditions that affect people from all walks of life. Essentials oils can help calm your mind and soothe those mind. They can help you achieve holistic wellness and find balance. Unlike medicines, essential oils have no negative...

Why it is ok to take a break from yoga and what to do instead

Taking a Break from Yoga

For regular yoga practitioners, yoga, like breathing, is just a way of life. Doing yoga is a healthy habit but taking a break from it can be refreshing sometimes. However, for someone who maintains a regular yoga schedule, it can become a challenge to stay away from the practice. All the same, rigorous focus on yoga can change it from...

Wanting more? Why we always want more and how to get what your really want

Why We Always Want More

[mkd_blockquote text="Your desire is actually not for the object itself, but for the end of the longing for that object. – Steven Wesley" title_tag="h2" width=""] For every eight out of ten people, life is about wanting more than what they have. Seldom do we come across people who are satisfied with what they have in the present moment. However, wanting more...

Should you practice yoga during your period? Read here which poses to avoid and which are good for you

Should I practice Yoga During Menstruation?

Menstruation entails hormonal changes that majorly affect your energy, stamina, and mood. Some consider that time of the month to be apt for resting. However, the experience of menstruation is different for everyone. For some, periods are pretty similar to the other dry days of the month while for others, the cramps are intense enough to make them spend a...

Read here how yoga can help to improve your posture

Yoga and the Importance of Correct Posture

A good body posture helps a person deal effectively with common health disorders like lower back pain and lifestyle issues like fatigue. Individuals engaged in deskwork are used to sitting on chairs for long periods of time. Consequently, they begin to suffer from several lifestyle disorders. Thus, maintaining proper posture is extremely important. A poor body posture, when neglected, can...

Yoga Props: Why and How to use them

Yoga is one of the greatest ways to cater to the collective needs of the body, mind, and soul. Practicing yoga on a regular basis can work wonders for your holistic well being. While practicing yoga, the use of yoga props has become increasingly popular. Though some consider the use of these props as “cheating” when it comes to achieving...

Try our favorite summer yoga poses to cool down

Summer Yoga Poses to Stay Cool

Summer is in full swing here in the northern hemisphere, how you are dealing with the heat? If you are anything like me you are miserable the higher the temperatures go. I live in New York and it gets hot, humid, and downright agonizing. So, I’ve put together some of my favorite summer yoga poses and pranayama practices to help...

Read everything you need to know about Ama (toxins) in Ayurveda here!

What is Ama: Causes and Ayurvedic Ways to Eliminate It

What is Ama? The concept of ‘ama’ in Ayurveda is a metaphorical representation of toxins. In Sanskrit, the term translates to “uncooked”, “raw”, “immature” or “undigested”. It is a kind of unmetabolized waste that accumulates within the human body when food particles are not digested completely. The formation of a moderate amount of ama in the stomach is normal when it...

The importance of Elimination in Ayurveda

The Importance of Elimination in Ayurveda

What is Elimination? In simple terms, elimination in Ayurveda can best be described as the regular passage of the contents of the bowels out of our body, it is the removal of waste products from the body. For most people, elimination is a routine, regular occurrence. But, if we speak with complete honesty, almost every one of us has experienced diarrhea...

Yoga poses for Fertility

Yoga for Fertility

Did you ever hear of yoga for fertility? The modern age is full of stressors – whether it is related to work and paying the bills or surviving the ups and downs of relationships. Incidentally, most of us have plenty of stress present in our lives already. When you add trying to become a parent to the list, it can...