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AyurvedIic Yoga Massage and its Benefits

bACKGROUND INFORMATION ON THE origin, technique and health benefits of AYURVEDIC YOGA MASSAGE

What is Ayurvedic Yoga Massage (AYM)?

Ayurvedic yoga massage (AYM) is type of yoga-inspired full body treatment using Ayurvedic principles. It combines traditional Indian deep tissue massage with assisted yoga stretches and breathwork, to help gradually open up the body, release tension and facilitate the flow of energy. The effects of Ayurvedic yoga massage are deeply relaxing and rejuvenating. Continue reading

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Nadi Shodhana – Alternate Nostril Breathing and its Benefits

Exploring the practice of nadi shodhana and the positive effects it can have on our health and wellbeing

What is nadi shodhana?

In yoga, nadi shodhana is a form of pranayama practice or breath regulation where we alternate the flow of air between the two nostrils. Translated from Sanskrit nadi means ‘channel’, ‘stream’ or ‘flow’ and shodhana – ‘to cleanse or purify’. Continue reading

5 Yoga Poses To Help Reduce Stress

The world has greatly changed over time. Everyday life has become more challenging and fast-paced. Many people experience stress from work, school, commute, or even at home. This can accumulate and become toxic to the mind and body.

Through the years, people have recognized the calming and relaxing benefits of doing yoga. Because of this, yoga became one of the most popular stress relievers. The techniques used in yoga include poses, breathing techniques, meditation, and stretches. Many studies conducted even confirm the effectivity of yoga in reducing cortisol production, which is a common stress hormone in the body when the stress response system of the body is modulated. 

Try this 5 yoga poses to relieve stress:

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