Yoga asanas to keep lungs healthy amid pollution | Health

The deteriorating air quality due to stubble and cracker burning during Diwali has put us at grave risk of several health problems. Our lungs are affected most by the toxic pollutants that irritate airways and cause symptoms like coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath apart from risk of other respiratory ailments.

Yoga, the thousands year old practice, has several asanas and pranayama techniques that can improve lung capacity. Studies have vouched for the many benefits of yoga for lungs and said the controlled breathing during Yoga can ease anxiety, promote relaxation and provide more oxygen to the blood stream.

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Watch: A Beginner Yoga Flow to Introduce You to the Most Common Yoga Poses

If you’ve always wanted to give yoga a shot but didn’t know where to start, this beginner yoga flow has you covered. While you’re probably aware of the many benefits of yoga—regular practitioners can enjoy everything from better balance, strength, and flexibility to improved focus, concentration, and mental resilience—it can seem intimidating for those who have never tried it before.

But this guided yoga class will break it all down for you. As the first installment of Sweat With SELF’s Yoga for Beginners series, this class will introduce you to the basics with a 40-minute class that will take you

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Jaipur: Yoga instructor chops off private parts of male friend | Jaipur News

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JAIPUR: A 35-year-old woman a practising yoga teacher allegedly chopped off the genitals of her 28-year-old friend, who too is a yoga teacher.
The matter came to light on Thursday evening when the man got discharged from the hospital and lodged a case at the Bhankrota police station area of Jaipur.
According to police, the woman and the man have been in touch for a long time and both were practising yoga teachers. “On November 16, the woman asked the man to bring some vegetables and milk and invited him for dinner. When the man was returning home,

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Alia Bhatt keeps it strong with shoulder opening yoga pose, read all about it here | Health

Are you suffering from stiff shoulders or want to align your back? Well, worry not because Alia Bhatt’s latest yoga routine will help you achieve all of this and more. The actor, who is dating Ranbir Kapoor, keeps herself fit and healthy with regular yoga sessions. She began her week by practising a shoulder opening yoga exercise called Extended Puppy Pose or the Uttana Shishosana at her home. We are inspired!

Celebrity yoga trainer Anshuka took to Instagram to share pictures of Alia practising the Extended Puppy Pose or the Uttana Shishosana using a yoga wheel. She revealed that this

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Tanishaa Mukerji’s throwback Yoga on beach is all about Padangusthasana twist | Health

Tanishaa Mukerji serves perfect Sunday fitness motivation with a glimpse of her throwback Yoga on the beach which involved a jaw-dropping variation of Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana in bikini and that is all the workout inspiration we need to beat stress ahead of Monday

ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Like the rest of the people enjoying an extended Diwali weekend, we too dread going back to work this Monday but Bollywood actor Tanishaa Mukerji brushed aside our pre-Monday blues and pumped up our workout energies with a throwback picture of her performing Yoga on the beach. Serving the perfect Sunday fitness

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8 Long Yoga With Adriene Videos To Sweat Through

Sometimes it feels right to roll out a yoga mat, do a few downward facing dogs, and move on with the day. But if you’re itching for a full-body stretch and really want to spend some time with your breath, then a long Yoga with Adriene video may hit the spot.

Certified yoga instructor Adriene Mishler has all sorts of amazing videos on her popular YouTube channel, from quick 10-minute vinyasa flows to full 60-minute classes and everything in between. While her shorter classes are always guaranteed to give you a mind-body boost, the longer vids allow you to

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When did yoga originate? | Live Science

Yoga is a practice that focuses on flexibility, breath work and strength – but when did yoga originate? People often practice yoga to find mental wellness and stillness in addition to the physical benefits it offers. Yoga is one of the few exercise routines that focuses on developing unity and harmony between the mind and body. 

Such is yoga’s popularity that you’ll find it everywhere, whether it’s classes at your local fitness centre, on television shows and in films, or in social media. Practicing the different types of yoga can be as simple as unfurling your yoga mat in your

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R Kelly’s stretch in detention cell helped by yoga | World

At the trial of R Kelly this year, witnesses described an immensely powerful musician who once lived in a mansion outside Chicago that had a cinema, a jungle-themed indoor swimming pool and a shark aquarium.

He now resides at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, where he is awaiting sentencing for sex trafficking and racketeering in a jail beset with complaints of flooding lavatories, power cuts and insect infestations.

He found himself sharing a cell with a New Yorker named Brendan Hunt, who had just received a package from his lawyer, setting out a yoga routine that could be performed

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