When Should We Avoid Doing Yoga Asanas? (Part 2)

Not sleeping enoughNot having enough rest can prevent your mind from performing at it’s optimal level. This can have dangerous implications especially if you are doing a more advanced practice, as your body is not in your mind’s full control. However some people suffer from insomnia and find that moderate levels of yoga practice helpsContinue reading “When Should We Avoid Doing Yoga Asanas? (Part 2)”

When Should We Avoid Doing Yoga Asanas? (Part 1)

During our periodThere is some risk of endometriosis if we do inversions during our period. However we can modify or avoid such poses in order to maintain consistency in our practice. If you experience cramps that interfere with your practice, it might be a good idea to check with a physician on how to bringContinue reading “When Should We Avoid Doing Yoga Asanas? (Part 1)”

Why can’t I hug my knees to my chest?

Find that you can’t do this? Let’s explore the possible reasons! Apanasana (also known as wind-relieving pose or knees-to-chest pose) is a passive pose that is usually done at the end of a yoga sequence to help release tension in the body. However for some of us we notice that our knees can’t touch ourContinue reading “Why can’t I hug my knees to my chest?”