Yoga as Sports

Yoga is the practice of physical exercise through physical poses to improve control of your body and mind. It might sound simple but you'll get amazed of what this Yoga can do for you especially if you learn all the methods and attend some sessions. Is that the reason why some countries all over the … Read more

What is Halasana

Halasana is a combination of the Sanskrit words “hala” which means plow and asana which means posture. Halasana or plow pose is an asana and it gets its name from the plow which is a popular farming tool used in Indian culture to prepare soil for sowing crops. This pose has been given this name … Read more

Effect of Kayakalpa Yoga on alpha Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone

Abstract: Background: Alpha-Melanocyte Stimulating Harmone (MSH) also called intermedin or melanotropin, derived from a protein known as proopiomelanocortin (POMC) and secreted primarily by the Pitutary gland. MSH is responsible for inducing melanocytes to produce pigment called Melanin which is responsible for pigmentation in the skin, hair and eye. Skin being largest and most visible organ … Read more

Yoga and Stress

Hypothalamus has the vital role in stressful condition. When stress is encountered, the hypothalamus carries out four specific functions, first, it activates autonomic nervous system; second, it releases the corticotrophin releasing factor (CRF) which in turn stimulates the secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from anterior pituitary gland; third, it produces anti-diuretic hormone (ADH) or vasopressin; … Read more

Yoga Exercise and Pregnancy

Yoga and Pregnancy Pregnancy and birth is the largest emotional and physical change that a woman’s’ body will undergo. It is a time of great change where women become more aware of the workings of their body, and as the baby grows in the womb, the extra weight results in an altered center of gravity … Read more

Yoga and Pregnancy

Pregnancy and birth is the largest emotional and physical change that a woman’s’ body will undergo. It is a time of great change where women become more aware of the workings of their body, and as the baby grows in the womb, the extra weight results in an altered center of gravity and postural changes … Read more