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‘Lack of awareness makes people believe that yoga is just asanas’

Pune’s own yoga festival was inaugurated by Subodh Tiwari, CEO of Kaivalyadham Yoga Institute, Lonavala.

Pregnant and rocking it: Learn some prenatal yoga moves from Kalki Koechlin

The actor, who is in the last trimester of her pregnancy, has been giving some major pregnancy fitness inspiration.


Yoga asanas that can improve your child's concentration power

According to a research conducted by the University of Illinois, children who were engaged in daily physical activity of up to 70 minutes saw substantial improvements in their ability to pay attention, avoid distraction and switch between cognitive tasks.

Social media etiquettes, pranayam part of UGC's 'life skills' curriculum

The commission had recently launched "Jeevan Kaushal", a life skills programme in the curriculum for under-graduate courses across the country

Want to know how Malaika stays fit? Here's how to do Sirasana

While the thought of inversions can really be scary for certain individuals, it is said that an upside down position in a headstand actually helps boost the morale.

'Yoga helps me control my diabetes': Delhi residents voice concern over sealing move

Traders said the monitoring committee’s order goes against the Prime Minister’s promotion of yoga at international levels and the ‘Fit India’ movement


Wish to stay young? This yoga asana can help

Even celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar is all praises for this yoga posture.

Shilpa Shetty sets major fitness goals with Vrischikasana; here's how you too can perfect the asana

Besides strengthening the muscles and providing flexibility, the asana helps build stamina and endurance.

Fit India should also mean the courage to ask tough questions

How can we create Fit India, the PM needs to ask, if we do not pay at least equal attention to developing an intellectual culture? Medical sciences aver that physical fitness is incomplete without mental and intellectual fitness.

Malaika Arora's latest picture gives major fitness goals; here's how you too can perfect side planks

As one of exercises for strengthening the oblique abdominal muscles, which don't get worked upon during ab exercises such as crunches, side planks help in stabilising the core muscles.

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Surya Namaskar: Steps to perform the exercise and health benefits

Suryanamaskar is a perfect combination of Yoga and Pranayama as it combines yogasans and breathing in sequence according to the body’s extension (stretch) or contraction in the pose.

India gears up to celebrate International Yoga Day

Though Yoga, which originated in India, has become immensely popular over the years around the world.


Step-by-step breakdown and health benefits of the Surya Namaskar

Surya Namaskar is a holistic way to stay fit as its twists and bends encompass all major muscle groups and organ systems. Here are the benefits of a few daily rounds of Surya Namaskar.

21 ways yoga is beneficial for you

If you are wondering what the yoga hype is all about, here are 21 benefits of regular yoga practice you could use.

In the water, on the mountains: Yoga asanas at unique places in the world

From the freezing glaciers of Siachen to 35,000ft aboard a plane, here are some unusual venues that hosted the second International Day of Yoga.

Shilpa, Lara, Kareena, Lady Gaga: 21 celebrities who swear by yoga, and why

Here are 21 celebrities who've adopted yoga as a part of their lifestyle, for the better.


BKS Iyengar: He inspired through his yoga and his words

You know a person has had immense influence on the world if a Google doodle honours their life. Bellur Krishnamachar Sundarraj Iyengar is credited with bringing yoga to the West and making it the force of fitness it is today. Iyengar Yoga is now practised in 70 countries. It isn't limited to just flexibility bending physical asanas. Meditation for better mind-body harmony is an important component of his teachings. Iyengar had immense faith in yoga as having all the answers. Upon being asked why he practised yoga, he replied after some thinking, "I want to make a good death."

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Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's Take On Social Media, Yoga & The Blue Whale Game

Renowned yogi and author Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev said a blue whale belongs in the ocean, not in a computer when asked about the dangerous Internet ‘game’ that persuades young people to take their lives at the end of a series of challenges.

International Yoga Day: Amid drizzle, PM Modi leads celebrations in Lucknow

Marking the third International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in a programme along with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at Ramabai Rally Ground in Lucknow. The UN International Day of Yoga is celebrated every year on June 21. In one of the biggest events in the country, the Prime Minister performed […]


Modi govt. has failed to bring back black money: Congress

New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Reacting on the black money statement of Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, Congress leader Shobha Oza on Tuesday said the Modi government, which had black money as an important issue in their election manifesto, has now gone silent on the matter. She further said that PM Modi has failed on his promise to bring the black money back. Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sudesh Verma said that necessary steps were being taken by the government on black money and assured that the results would come soon.