Yoga improves health, reduces stress: Health experts

Yoga is the best way to tackle anxiety, stress and psycho neurotic disorders, easily resulting in better health and regulation of stress hormones, health experts said.

Yoga can help cope with post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms

A new study has revealed that symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be reduced with help of "yogic breathing."

Fitness is about mind, body, soul: Shibani Kashyap
Fitness is about mind, body, soul: Shibani Kashyap

 

Singer-actress Shibani Kashyap concentrates a lot on her fitness and says that the best approach to a healthy lifestyle doesn't just involve focus on one's physical appearance but also on the well-being of the mind and soul.

Vipassana - A game-changer for working women

7 things Vipassana will do to you

Beat bad mood with yoga
Beat bad mood with yoga

When you’re having one of those days when you just can’t seem to shake off a bad mood and fume at every little thing, try doing yoga.

Bhubaneswar AIIMS to introduce yoga, homeopathy and ayurveda

 Bhubaneswar AIIMS authorities would introduce traditional forms of treatment like yoga, ayurveda, homeopathy and unani to tackle the growing number of patients.

New health policy to address reproductive illness

The new national health policy being brought out by the government will address the rising incidents of reproductive illnesses in young urban women, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Thursday.

Yoga can fight off obesity!

Most of us are suffering from health risks due to the sedentary life style and the busy daily routine that allows us to dedicate very less or no time for physical activity. The most common problem that we see today is obesity.

BKS Iyengar: A pioneer who brought yoga to masses

World-renowned yoga guru BKS Iyengar, the founder of Iyengar Yoga, passed away at a hospital in Pune on Wednesday morning. Iyengar was 95 years old.

Hollywood celebs lap up aerial yoga trend

Yoga is a much loved fitness formula for international celebrities, but names like Gwyneth Paltrow, Mariah Carey, Natalie Portman and Pink have taken a special liking to aerial yoga.

Exercise, relaxation can reduce social anxiety

Exercise and relaxation activities like yoga can positively impact people with social anxiety disorders, scientists say.

Yoga helps in dealing with social anxiety disorders

A new study claims that yoga and other exercises, which have relaxing effect on our bodies, can help people with social anxiety disorders look at the world positively.

States be impleaded in case for making Yoga compulsory in schools: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a plea for making teaching of Yoga compulsory in schools and asked the petitioner to implead all the state education boards in addition of CBSE and ICSE.

India to hold biggest Yoga fest in China next week

ndia will hold the biggest Yoga festival in China next week where the iconic Indian spiritual and physical art form has become a rage with millions of health-conscious Chinese making it part of their routine.

Spiritual Fridays: What is your spirit`s connection with nature?

A few people share their experiences and tell Pooja Bhula about their way of connecting with nature.

Political uproar over Harsh Vardhan`s sex education comments

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan`s views on "So-called `sex education` to be banned. Yoga to be made compulsory” stoked a big controversy on Friday.

Yoga gives Ellie Goulding `biggest high`

Singer Ellie Goulding, who has flaunted her perfect abs for a magazine`s forthcoming issue, says that she relies on different forms of exercise to stay fit.

Mindfulness emerges as hottest meditative tool

Mindfulness is fast emerging as the hottest meditative tool, which is known to contribute to our wellbeing and productivity.

Baba Ramdev meets Chandrababu Naidu, wants to turn Andhra world famous in yoga

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev held a meeting with the new Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in Hyderabad and said that Andhra would be world famous in yoga.

Yoga, meditation may not help in curing asthma

A new study suggests that meditation and yoga can be of little help in improving asthma.