Monthly Archives: January 2020

The History of Yoga – Where Did Yoga Come From?

No one knows exactly how old yoga is. It originated as long as 10,000 to 5000 years ago. It was passed down orally and has gone through much evolution. The earliest reference to Yoga was found when archeological excavations were made in the Indus valley – an amazing powerful and influential civilization in the early antique period. This sophisticated culture developed around the Indus river and the long gone Sarasvati river in northern India, on …

A Deep Dive Into Understanding Ayurvedic Spa & Its Practices

Ayurvedic medicine has been followed in India for centuries. One major component of it is Ayurvedic massage and spa. Also known as Abhyanga, the practice promotes well-being and balanced health in an individual by creating lifestyle changes. The Ayurvedic approach to being healthy is meant to last a lifetime, it encompasses every aspect of life and is ingrained into it. Understanding Ayurveda & Its Historical Use In simple and plain words, Ayurveda means the science …

Yoga & Meditation in India

Yoga & Meditation in India was propounded by the ancient Indian sage Patanjali and is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Yog’ which means ‘union,’ presumably union with the divine being or God. One of the orthodox systems of healing the mind and body is Yoga and Meditation, they are among the best alternative processes used as the remedial of various diseases. Literally meaning union, yoga seeks to unite the individual soul with the universal Soul …

Practice Yoga to Nourish Your Body & Your Soul

A normal functioning heart is a stress-free heart, really. Even though this is often difficult to achieve in our run run run society, there are many methods that help overcome the continual stress we often experience. Yoga has shown to be perhaps the most effective strategy to cope with the anxiety in our minds and bodies, and in particular in our hearts. Yoga can work miracles, specifically for blood circulation. In standing positions, the outside …

Meditation for Kids

Meditation, yoga and other mind strengthening exercises are popping up all over the world and for good reason. Studies show that these exercises help children be more attentive, forge good friendships, induce self-control, teach respect and empathy towards their fellow buddies all while reducing stress, hyperactive behaviour, reducing the symptoms of ADHD and increasing their grades considerably. Providing the kids of the current generation where cyber bullying is on the rise with the tools to …