Category Archives for "Energies/ Pranayama/ Chakras / Ayurveda"

Sep 22

Vishuddha Chakra Balance: How to Balance Your Throat Chakra

By Arhanta Yoga | Energies/ Pranayama/ Chakras / Ayurveda , Philosophy

The energy of the Vishuddha or Throat Chakra can prove to be your greatest strength if used effectively. The ease of communication in expressing emotions is a basic need. When our communication, with others and with ourselves flows, we experience more clarity and positivity of thoughts. When we have more clarity, our intention and actions are clear too and any toxic impurity holds less power over us.

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Sep 15

Hormonal Health: Yoga for a Healthy Menstrual Cycle

By Arhanta Yoga | Energies/ Pranayama/ Chakras / Ayurveda , Yoga and physical / mental health

Throughout history, menstruation has been seen both as impure and sacred in different cultures around the world.  In cultures where the period was seen as sacred, there was a lot of knowledge about how to balance the menstrual cycle with the help of herbs, yoga, and diet. Only recently menstruation has become something to be completely ignored by both men, women, and the whole culture around it

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Sep 03

Manipura Chakra: Healing Powers of the Solar Plexus Chakra

By Arhanta Yoga | Energies/ Pranayama/ Chakras / Ayurveda

“Manipura” means a lustrous gem. The jewel or qualities associated with this chakra strengthen the digestive system and diaphragm. The Solar Plexus focuses on the power and autonomy of metabolism. The element for the Solar Plexus is fire. Activating the fire within moderate body temperature helps in food digestion. It represents the color yellow that brings brightness and balance of energy. When the Solar Plexus Chakra is in balance, a person experiences confidence is self-motivated and has a sense of purpose. When surrounded by negative energy, he or she can suffer from low self-esteem, feel troubled making decisions, and have control issues.

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Aug 26

Svadhishthana Chakra: All You Need to Know about the Sacral Chakra

By Arhanta Yoga | Energies/ Pranayama/ Chakras / Ayurveda

The Svadhishthana Chakra or Sacral Chakra symbolizes creative potential, the ability to harbor fulfilling relationships, as well as our sexual energy. Suppressing such vital energy or obsessing over negative thoughts and patterns cause blockages. This chakra releases a person from controlling behavior and fear of abandonment. Restoring balance to the Sacral Chakra creates an empowered and confident individual.

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Aug 24

All You Need to Know About Muladhara Chakra – Root Chakra

By Arhanta Yoga | Energies/ Pranayama/ Chakras / Ayurveda

When the Muladhara Chakra is awakened and energy is flowing freely, it brings positivity in all aspects of our lives. A healthy and balanced Root Chakra creates a strong connection to our earthly instincts. It improves overall confidence and increases the sense of self-worth. Learn how to activate the Root Chakra in order to harness courage and perseverance during challenging times.

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Feb 11

Sthira Sukham Asanam – Deepen Your Practice with this Ancient Principle

By Arhanta Yoga | Energies/ Pranayama/ Chakras / Ayurveda , Philosophy

For centuries the sutra (verse) sthira sukham asanam from the Raja Yoga Sutras of Patanjali has been a guide to understanding the deeper nature of yoga asanas. But due to the lack of detailed explanation in the Patanjali Sutras, often teachers relate this verse to only seated postures as preparation to pranayama & meditation. But this verse is just as relevant to all other yoga postures. In fact, this famous verse sums up the entire concept of yoga asanas.

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