Yoga Information

The Aum Chant – Yoga Chant and Mantras

The Origin of the AUM (OM) Symbol Aum means ‘totality, intangible unity of the universe and all that is known and unknown’. It represents the universal name of the Lord. In Hinduism it is a sound to praise the Lord.…

Yoga Meditation Practice and Technique

Meditation or Dhyana is the seventh of the eight-limbed yoga path of Patanjali. It aims to refine the concentration of the mind to a higher level. Meditation happens spontaneously from concentration as the mind focus deepens. You reach ultimate meditation…

What is Yoga Bandha – The Locks of Yoga

What is Yoga Bandha The word Bandha means “a lock” – in yoga it refers to a muscular contraction which aims to increase physical strength, muscular control, support the spine and the subtle energy. The practice of yoga bandha intends…

Yoga Relaxation Techniques

Relaxation can be practiced at the beginning and at the end of each yoga practice. It can also be practiced on its own as a way to distress and release the body and mind from any tension. Mental relaxation aims…

Names and Location of the Chakras

What is Chakra The theory of yoga explains the existence of the human body in a physical form as well as in a subtle form. The anatomy of the subtle form is composed of channels (nadis) and energy centres (chakras).…

Tree Yoga Pose – Virksasana

Start in the mountain position, standing with the feet shoulder withed apart. Keep the arms down and relax. Concentrate your gaze on a fixed point and shift your balance to your left leg. Lift your right leg, place the right…