Tag Archives: Yoga

Bend it like Shashi: Jennifer Lopez-backed yoga startup, Sarva, aims to upend wellness

The teenage years can be assertive and rebellious and it was no different for Chennai-based Sarvesh Shashi, the CEO of fitness startup Sarva. “I was an arrogant and angry child before I turned 17,” he told ET. It was in the same year when he met his guru and was introduced to the discipline of yoga. This was the enlightening moment in ... Read More »

Yoga can help you fight depression, boost brain chemicals that regulate mood

Yoga helps reduce the severity of depression by increasing levels of certain chemicals in the brain that maintain the sleep-wake cycle and regulate the mood, appetite and digestion, according a recent study by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The study found that introducing yoga into lifestyle results in a decrease in cortisol, the main stress hormone, and ... Read More »

Ease your pains with the best yoga moves

Yoga provides all kinds of goodness for the body and mind. Its ancient practice that promotes holistic living through a combination of postures and breathing techniques has found widespread favour across the world. Yoga provides side-effect free remedies for curing many daily health problems. Some of the major health problems can be easily treated with yoga         ... Read More »

Control migraine with yoga

Migraine, a primary headache disorder characterised by recurrent headaches that are moderate to severe, can be controlled with the help of yoga, feel a group of medical professionals. The doctors pointed out that around 20 to 30 per cent people suffer from migraine in the country. Typically a person with migraine will experience pain on one side of his head, ... Read More »

Shilpa Shetty yoga

The Bollywood diva, Shilpa Shetty, is among those who have mastered the yogatechniques aesthetically. While her fans are going gaga over her fit and curvaceous body, the fitness icon is quite active in endorsing the benefits of yoga. “Yoga did not just help me with my body, I became fitter from within. It helped me to focus better. In the movies, we may look very ... Read More »

4 Yoga Poses for Migraine: How to Get Relief From That Pounding Pain

Dealing with a headache is not easy. It can mess around with your everyday routine, and to make things worse, that debilitating pain doesn’t easily subside even when you’re taking rest. Migraine is a different ballgame altogether. It has no cause and no cure, however, genetic predisposition do come into play. The excruciating pain can even compromise one’s efficiency and ... Read More »

Yoga Helps In Resilience Against Non-Communicable Diseases

Yoga can contribute to resilience against non-communicable diseases and can be used for preventing and controlling many other lifestyle diseases, Health Minister J.P. Nadda said on Wednesday. “Major non-communicable diseases like cancer, diabetes, cardio-vascular diseases, stroke and chronic obstructive lung disease are to a great extent due to unhealthy lifestyle. If the body is a temple of the mind, yoga ... Read More »

Yoga Alone May Not Improve Mental Health After Trauma: Study

While there are many promising benefits of practicing yoga, there is not yet enough evidence to support the practice as a standalone solution for improving mental health and well-being, says a study. “I really wanted to know if yoga is something we should be suggesting to people who have post-traumatic stress disorder, or depression, or anxiety or various traumas. What ... Read More »

Yoga for Back Pain: 4 Poses That Have a Healing Effect

You’ll have to agree, back pain is one of the most common health complaints. If you look at how most of us spend our day, it is easy to see why. We’re spend our time sitting at home, in the car or at work with minimal physical activity. Sitting or sleeping in the wrong posture, improper distribution of body weight ... Read More »

Yoga Could Make Life Better for People with Abnormal Heart Rhythm

      Yoga may improve quality of life in patients suffering from abnormal heart rhythm because it gives them a method to gain some self control over their symptoms instead of feeling helpless, says a new study. The researchers examined the effects of yoga on patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF) in which faulty electrical signals and rapid heart rate begin ... Read More »