Author: Manoj Bahuguna

  • Surya Namaskar: Stay Fit the Kareena Kapoor Way

    Surya Namaskar: Stay Fit the Kareena Kapoor Way

    Kareena Kapoor swears by it. As do Rani Mukherji and Sridevi. And a gazillion other celebrities! The Surya Namaskar, a sequence of 12 yoga poses that flow into each other with rhythmic breathing, is touted as the one series that can keep you fit. Even if you don’t have the time for any other strenuous […]

  • The meditation and weight loss connection

    The meditation and weight loss connection

    For eternities, meditation, or the art of focusing your mind and attention, has been used to find calm and clarity. But can this practice be designed to promote relaxation, develop compassion and love, and build internal energy help in weight loss? Research does not show a direct link between meditation and weight loss, but experts agree […]

  • 11 Health Benefits of Yoga

    11 Health Benefits of Yoga

    The benefits of yoga go far beyond improving flexibility. A strong and flexible body, peace of mind, good health, even weight loss. It sure pays to hit the mat and benefits of yoga are immense. Recent research shows that far from being a simple system, the complexity of yoga and its many asanas can keep […]

  • Why you should choose a virtual yoga class

    Why you should choose a virtual yoga class

    As a virtual yoga trainer, I’ve often been asked how I can teach when I’m not face-to-face with my client. After all, proper supervision is necessary for anyone to master the posture, angles and moves for every asana. But I think there are several benefits to a virtual yoga class. For instance, the most common […]

  • Do you need to be flexible to do yoga?

    Do you need to be flexible to do yoga?

    Are you shying away from yoga just because you can barely touch your toes without bending your knees? Well, don’t be discouraged by your inflexibility; you don’t need to be flexible to do yoga. In fact, being very bendy doesn’t make you better at yoga at all. Those with stiff bodies will encounter a few […]