Correlation between IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and Stress

How many us have suffered from IBS or some form of constipation or diarrhea at some point of time in our life? Too many, I am sure. According to Ayurveda, the quality of your health greatly depends of how good your digestion or digestive Agni (fire) is. So, let us not ignore the occurrence of […]

Yoga Asanas and their benefits

According to Swami Sivananda one can achieve perfect health by the practicing these three asanas: Headstand, Shoulder Stand and Forward Bend. Though there are several other asanas that you may be practicing in your regular class, I would like to focus on these three to start with. Headstand (Sirsasana) The Headstand is referred to as […]

The true essence of Yoga practice…

After teaching over 1000 fitness classes every year for many years in the past, when I finally starting teaching yoga classes, I really did not enjoy teaching some of the other classes – aerobics, spinning, body conditioning, kick-boxing- I was accustomed to teaching as much. I wondered why? Strange considering teaching an aerobics class with […]

The Yoga-Ayurveda Union- Part 1

Almost about a decade yoga,  I suffered acute constipation for a few years.  I tried several medicines which would provide me temporary relief but no permanent cure. I was eager to find a cure and willing to try anything by this point. For the longest time, I was not able to find a solution to […]