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Headstand Pose (Sirasana)

Posted by huihsien on 08 Oct 09 - 5 Comments

Do not be intimidated by the Sirasana, which is the exact opposite of standing on our feet. If the feet can do it, why can’t the head! The Sirasana is usually approached from Balasana (Child Pose) or Virasana (Hero Pose). It is important that the crown of the head be placed on the mat, and […]

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Dynamic vs static. Soft vs hard. Yin vs Yang. In yoga, the most important element is to strike a balance between both sides. According to Gilbert Ng, the former Chief Instructor at Yoga Zone and currently, a well-known international yoga trainer, a yoga practitioner should not always practise just one form of yoga because one […]

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Aerobic, Anaerobic and Yoga

Posted by admin on 21 Jan 09 - 2 Comments

Have you ever followed an exercise plan religiously only to be frustrated that you still have that extra 10 pounds round your waist? If so it will be helpful for you to know that health and fitness are not the same. What do I mean exactly? Well fitness is the physical ability to perform athletic […]

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What is Yoga Dance?

Posted by admin on 19 Jun 08 - 3 Comments

This is an inquiry we receive from a reader recently… Q: Is there anything call dance yoga? I joined a session of Aerobic Dance / workout sometime ago and i found that it is what i like to do, but i have no idea it is yoga/dance or the combination. But it is definitely not […]

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Benefits Firms the abdominal wall, upper arms, buttocks, upper and lower thighs Increases lower spine flexibility Improves flexibility of sciatic nerve Exercise kidneys and helping to flush out toxins Increases the size and elasticity of the rib cage and lungs Helps tennis elbow and frozen shoulder

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Hot Yoga in Malaysia

Posted by admin on 20 Nov 06 - 0 Comments

With Hot Yoga gaining popularity in Malaysia, here’s a brief background of where it came from. Hot Yoga (or Bikram Yoga) is a series of 26 postures beginning with one warming up breathing exercise, progressing through 24 asanas and finishing with one toxin eliminating breathing posture. It was developed by Bikram Choudhury some 30 years […]

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Hatha Yoga in Malaysia

Posted by admin on 05 Oct 06 - 0 Comments

Hatha yoga is one of the popular forms of Yoga practiced in Malaysia. Most yoga schools that you come across would be teaching some form of hatha yoga. Hatha yoga comprises a sequence of physical postures or asanas designed to align skin, muscle, and bone.  These postures also help open up the many channels of […]

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Why do Yoga Poses?

Posted by admin on 29 Sep 06 - 0 Comments

Yoga poses, postures or asanas (as they are known in sanskrit) promote health and wellbeing to all the systems of the body when practiced properly. Some of the benefits of yoga asanas include: Toning of muscles Making the spine and joints limber cleansing of glands and internal organs Increased flexibility and strengthOn the surface, yoga […]

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