The New Normal- Making Lifestyle Changes With Yoga And Meditation

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The New Normal- Making Lifestyle Changes With Yoga And Meditation

By: - June 12, 2020

The practice of yoga and meditation has been around this country since the 11th century. However, people around the world have adapted yoga and meditation for the betterment of their physical, mental and spiritual well being in the late 90’s. Scientists have also proven that yoga is not only beneficial for our body but also for our mind. People practicing yoga have seen some miraculous transformations in their bodies.

 

It becomes essential for us to make yoga and meditation a part of our lifestyle and as we are moving out of this lockdown situation. The first thing we require is to boost our immune system, and yoga and meditation has proven to be effective in this situation.

 

Here are a few asanas which you all can try for your physical and mental wellness. (preferable in the morning on an empty stomach)

 

Surya Namaskar (1 time):

Surya Namaskar or Salute to the sun is a yogasana which consists of 12 different asanas. This asana is generally performed early in the morning (during sunrise) to show gratitude towards the sun, the source of life on this earth. This asana is performed to channelize the energy of the sun within your body. The benefits of this asana are:

  • Weight loss
  • Glowing skin
  • Better digestive system
  • Ensures regular menstrual cycle
  • Helps your body detox
  • Battles insomnia and anxiety

 

Pawanmuktasana (30- 40 seconds):

Pawanmuktasana is a powerful yoga asana which helps in releasing all the gaseous toxins out of our body and boosts your metabolism. The other benefits of this asana are:

  • Strengthens the back, arms and leg muscles
  • Improves the circulation of blood in the hip area
  • Relieves back pain
  • Burn fat in the thighs, buttocks, and abdominal area.

 

Naukasana (30- 40 seconds):

Naukasana or the boat like asana is helpful in burning your belly fat and increasing your metabolism. The other benefits of this asana are:

  • Strengthens your abdomen muscles
  • Improves the health of all digestive organs
  • Regulates the sugar level in the body

 

Bhastrika Pranayama (1 minute):

We need a better respiratory system to battle with coronavirus. This pranayama technique will not increase your respiratory power but will also give you more energy for your body. The benefits of Bhastrika pranayam are:

  • Removes toxins and impurities from the body
  • Helps in social wellness and social awareness
  • Helps in curing other respiratory problems

 

Anulom Vilom (2 minutes):

This is not just a breathing exercise but this is a yogic technique to bring balance and harmony in our body. This exercise helps in channelizing the energy throughout your body. The benefits of anulom vilom are:

  • Relieves depression, stress, and anxiety for emotional wellbeing
  • Improves respiratory system
  • Balances the 3 doshas (Vatta, Pitta and Kapha) in our body
  • Increases metabolism of our body

 

Tratak (5 minutes):

Trataka is a method of meditation which involves staring at a single point such as a small object, black dot or candle flame to concentrate the energy at one point. The benefits of Trataka are:

  • Strengthens the eye muscle which improves the eyesight
  • Improves concentration 
  • Effective in improving psychological well being

 

Here are a few simple yoga asanas and pranayamas which are apt for beginners and are proven to be beneficial for an individual well being. Do try this at your home for definitive results!

Nimba – The Best Yoga and Meditation Retreat in India 2019

Nimba - The Best Yoga and Meditation Retreat in India 2019

Nimba – The Best Yoga and Meditation Retreat in India 2019

By: - May 24, 2019

Nimbati Syasthyamdadati’ which means ‘to give good health’. This is what Nimba stands for. Located, in Ahmedabad, Baliyasan, Gujarat, this place has been dominating the yoga and meditation retreats for quite some time now, and, also in 2019, has taken large strides towards the direction of being not only India’s one of the best but, India’s best.

Nimba: The Premium Naturopathy and Wellness Centre

Nimba is all about improving your health by changing your lifestyle. If this statement is twisted a bit, it means, that one way or the other Nimba has amazing health benefits. Metaphorically, if Nimba is a tree, then, it, bestows perfect, complete and imperishable health to everyone. To ensure this, Nimba follows major steps out of which one of them is Yoga and Meditation.

We all know the power of Nature is undefined and infinite. This is what Nimba uses to ensure such amazing health benefits to its clients. Physical, psychological and spiritual health are some of the key aspects at which looks up to. This is something you won’t find anywhere else. Our body is capable of healing itself by maintaining the effective balance of the mind, the body and the soul.

Yoga means addition – the addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul!

Yoga and Meditation can restore the Natural Equilibrium of the human body and soul. If the natural balance deviates from the normal, the equilibrium is not maintained, and hence a disturbed equilibrium causes health complication and disorders for the human body. Distinctive synergism under modern sciences, with the` help of professional guidance, helps you get back to your normal state.

Yoga and meditation retreats are spread all over India. Then what does Nimba do to make it different and the best yoga and meditation retreat in 2019. Let us discuss them in detail.

Before that, let us view Nimba’s outlook on Yoga and Meditation.

Yoga at Nimba – The best Yoga and Meditation retreat

We all know Yoga means union. Nimba believes that yoga unites an individual with reality. Nimba Nature Cure Village is one of the best yoga and meditation centers in India which offers holistic rejuvenation for the mind, body and soul.

What makes us the best?

The myriad range of techniques that you will learn at Nimba is one of the reasons that set us apart from the other naturopathy centres. Also, these are some of the rare techniques which are taught at Nimba under the guidance of experts benefit you greatly both in the body and in the soul. Let’s first take a dig at some of the best Yoga and meditation therapy programs at Nimba:
1. Kapalbhati
Kapalbhati Pranayam is an efficient and effective Yogic Practice which helps a person to be oxygenated. It is a type of breathing exercise which helps a person to get over ailments, especially physical, mental, and psychological ones over a period of time.

2. Yogasan
Yogasans are the spiritual, mental, and physical form of practice. Yogasans benefit you in a lot of terms while reducing on calories and strength in muscles tops the list. It is a total mind-body workout.

3. Meditation
One performs the art of meditation for more than one reason. It has plenty of benefits. It reduces your stress level, increases focus, and slows down the ageing process. In short, it promotes emotional wellbeing and reduces anxiety levels. Mindful meditation is very beneficial, and one should practice it for the overall wellbeing of the mind and soul.

4. Shankhaprakshalana
It is very important to detoxify your body. This is what Shankhaprakshalana does to you. It involves drinking water in such a yogic regime that cleans the digestive tract and hence detoxifies oneself.

5. Therapeutic yoga
We all know Yoga is an ancient form of exercise in India. Even Therapeutic Yoga is a gentle approach which is used to relieve tight muscles, create space between compressed muscles and it also includes restorative poses for relaxation purposes.

6. Yog Nidra
It is also called yogic sleep. It involves consciousness between the sleeping and walking stages with a guided meditation. There has been evidence depicting that yog nidra has helped individuals to be relieved from stress.

7. Shatkarmas
If we break the above word into two, Shat means six and Karmas means tasks. So, it means six tasks. This involves individuals to perform six different techniques under the same for the benefit of the mind, body, and soul.

8. Basti yoga
We have spoken about the importance to detoxifying the human body. While Shankaprakshalana detoxifies you by cleaning the digestive tract, Basti Yoga intends to detoxify you by cleaning the lower abdomen, especially the colon.

9. Tratak
Tratak is a form of meditation which involves staring at a single point, black dot or candle flame. It promotes various things. It is believed to empower the third eye and even psychic abilities.

10. Power yoga
Also known as Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, is practice for the sake of improving physical capabilities like strength and stamina in the body. The style includes energetic, synchronized breathing with movements. It is a modern-day form of Indian classical yoga.

11. Aquatic yoga
Again, this is an adaptation of classical yoga. As the name suggests, this technique involves performing yoga in water. This reduces friction, low impact workout for your muscles and also relaxes the mind.

This is why, Nimba proves to be one of the best yoga and meditation retreats, especially in India because not only does it provide a comprehensive system with multiple options, it also understands the value of time and mental fitness.

Conclusion:

Moreover, in our daily busy lives, prioritizing our health becomes difficult, after work and other responsibilities. The best way is to opt for beautiful yoga and meditation retreats where you get needed time off from your busy lives and you focus on your well-being first.