It isn't wise to do yoga right after a meal. If you are into yoga, you surely have been told that already several times before. But what is the reason? And how long should you wait before practicing? And do you need an equally long time to digest your food for all types of yoga practices? Let's take a closer look together.
Sankalpa is a formulation of an intention that will allow you to achieve a defined goal. It is a way of converging all your resources, conscious and unconscious and make your whole being work in one and the same direction. It is a seed idea that you plant within you, a notion that will germinate, and become the reality that shapes your life.
Prana is the subtle energy underlying the physical world. By making ourselves sensitive to this energy, we can learn how to feel it. If you have no experience with yoga, you might wonder what feeling prana is like. To give you a good idea, I asked 76 experienced practitioners in the Satyananda tradition about it.
Futon yoga mats are excellent for yoga that focus on static yoga poses, pranayama and meditation. This post will clarify everything you need to know about futon mats for yoga. You will learn why you should consider getting one if you are into slow and conscious yoga.
A lot of people have trouble distinguishing between bhastrika and kapalbhati pranayama. However, it is not hard since there are three critical differences between them. Learn the logic and telling them apart will be easy.
The clown pose is an easy alternative to headstand. It is super valuable and still so straightforward that even a beginner can learn it. In this article, I will reveal everything you need to start doing it.
Shavasana is crucial. Yet, many yoga practitioners never get it right. Read this article to learn how to get more out of lying still and how this can be the one pose that helps you move towards a more profound practice.