Kumbhaka- We become a force to reckon when we hold ourselves together. Yogendra Pranayama-VII- holding breath (Kumbhaka) In this Pranayama, after deep inhalation, the breath is retained. Starting position : [ordered_list] Do preliminary conditioning in Sukhasana or any other meditative posture. If not possible to sit on the floor,...

Trataka-Yogic Eye Care Yoga Kriyas–simplified hygiene practices. Yogendra Trataka; to gaze. Trataka is a kriya with multiple benefits. Traditionally, it has been practised by Yogis in different ways not only for its beneficial effects on the eyes but also for its tremendous effect on improving concentration. Eye care. Cupping or...

Yoga & Conditioning Conditioning is a unique technique–pioneered by The Yoga Institute for preparedness. The art of preparing oneself for the right experiences in the present is defined as: “the withdrawal of oneself from the outer as well as the inner world, to attain an emotional...

Yogendra Paschimottanasana (the posterior stretch.) The word ‘paschim’ meaning ‘west’ is used in the context of posterior of the body and ‘uttana’ for stretching. The need for spinal fitness is obvious. The practice of this Asana and its final form also brings about a sense of...