10 Yoga Poses for Better Sleep- Beat Insomnia or Sleep Disorder
Yoga for better sleep

Do you often spend most of the nights waiting for better sleep? Surprisingly, 6% of the world’s total population suffers from the chronic health condition called insomnia. Medication helps in treating insomnia to an extent but it comes with the risks of side-effects. Some yoga asanas though are helping millions of people recover from this …

Athletes Who Prove Yoga & Sports Go Hand-in-Hand
yoga for sports person

The relationship between yoga and sports can be a beautiful thing. The two types of exercise, if you will, almost form a sort of circular pattern: peak athletic performance requires stretching and priming, which leads many athletes to explore yoga, which in turn leads to better performance, and so on. As more people have come …

Prenatal Yoga Postures for Pregnant Women- 10 Gentle Poses
Yoga Postures for Pregnant Women

Since conception to birth, the entire phase of pregnancy is very complex for the to-be mothers. Some expecting women going through health issues may experience troubles like backache, sore ankles, and morning sickness during their pregnancy. By practicing  some gentle prenatal yoga postures regularly, they can get rid of these problems. Practicing yoga helps in …

Am I Ready for yoga Teacher Training? 13 Questions to Find The Answer
basics of yoga

‘Am I ready to become a yoga teacher?’ This is a question that most yoga teachers have asked themselves in the beginning of their journey. And to be every honest, the answer is not a simple one. There are a lot of factors that will come together to determine whether you are ready for yoga …

12 Steps Of Surya Namaskar- Health Benefits Guide
suryanamaskar yoga pose

Do you know that 12 rounds of Surya Namaskar burn nearly 156 calories. Surya namaskar or ‘the sun salutation’ dates its origin back to the 20th century. This modern yoga asana is performed in 12 poses or steps, and each asana focuses on benefitting a specific part of the human body. Surya namaskara can be …

Fight Diabetes With Yoga Mudras- 5 Gestures To Control Blood Sugar!
Yoga mudras for diabetes

In sanskrit ‘Mudra’ means to seal, mark or gesture. In Dharma and Taoism traditions, Yoga mudras have assisted in meditation and healing for thousands of years. Diabetes is a lifestyle disorder that has become a cause of concern for many in the recent years.  Allopathic drugs were once believed to be the only cure to …

My Yoga Journey to Rishikesh, India – Bogdan Tascu
Yoga personal experience

Yoga has been behind the rising number of international fitness enthusiasts to visit India and learn the ancient form to start their spiritual journey. Rishikesh is the birthplace of yoga where yogis have spent their entire life discovering and sharing their knowledge with the world. Ekattva’s experienced yoga gurus are doing the same by comprehensive …

Anuloma Viloma Pranayama- 5 Unseen Benefits Of Yoga Breath Control
Anuloma Viloma benefits

Anulom Vilom or Nadi Shodhana Pranayama clears the blocked energy channels (Nadis) and calms the mind. Yogis have been practicing this breath control technique to rejuvenate their senses for centuries. Anuloma Viloma Pranayama is also known for improving eyesight and maintaining  a healthy skin. Many of Anuloma Viloma health benefits are known to all, but …

Yoga vs PCOS- 8 Poses to Cure Female Hormonal Imbalance
yoga poses for PCOS

Yoga has been more effective in curing PCOS than general medication and normal exercises. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition in which women start producing higher than normal number of male hormones. Performing PCOS Yoga poses three to five times a week help to get rid of this hormonal disorder. One of the major …

Pranayama For Beginners- Types, Techniques & Benefits
Pranayama for beginners

Pranayama is ‘control of breath’ and is practiced commonly in Hatha Yoga. Since it brings vast range of health benefits and is part of many yoga routines, it is popular amongst yoga beginners. But before practicing Pranayama, understanding its types, techniques and benefits is critical. A state of healthy mind and body can be achieved …