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Twist & turn
By Dr S.N. Omkar
Twisting postures benefit the hip and trunk. Here is a posture that activates and soothes abdominal organs as well as those in the trunk like the heart, lungs, liver, spleen, stomach and the intestines.Method:* Sit to the right side on a chair.* Keep the trunk upright and rest the foot on the floor.* Fold the left leg; rest the left foot and thigh on the seat.* Cross the right leg over the left...
Three-in-one   08 July, 2014
Hip, pelvis and lower back are intrinsically connected. Yoga offers many postures that would simultaneously activate these areas. Here is one such posture with lumbar, hip and knee in extension. It helps the base of the spine as well as the lower back. Method:* Stack three pillows (round and cotton-studded) *  Sit upright on your heels behind the pillows*  Lie down with your...
Bend it right   16 June, 2014
Sideward bending is an important movement that is beneficial to the spine. Here is a simple and safe technique that also helps the abdominal organs.Method:* Sit upright cross-legged with three stacked-up round pillows parallel to your right.* Lie on the pillows sideways.* Stretch the right hand with palm touching the floor, flex the knees and let the abdomen rest on the pillows.* Gently,...
Revive the insides   20 May, 2014
Organs in the abdomen have an important bearing on our overall health. Here is a simple posture to rejuvenate these organs. The posture helps the abdominal muscles and the lower back. Persons with any sort of ulcers in the abdominal region should not do the posture.Method:* Place two round pillows, one on the other.* Sit upright, cross-legged.* Lay on the pillows with abdomen resting on them.*...
Back in shape   05 May, 2014
Strength and stability of the lower back is very important. Here is a simple technique to accomplish this. The posture helps rejuvenate the abdominal organs, too.Method:* Keep two round pillows; one on top of the other. The top pillow should extend out 6 inches.  *  Sit straight, cross-legged.* Lie prone on the pillow.* Ensure that the upper part of the abdominal...
Back it UP   14 April, 2014
Turn toxins out   25 March, 2014
A step forward   03 March, 2014
Stand for stability   01 February, 2014
Active form   04 January, 2014
A HEALTHY TWIST   16 December, 2013
Calf care   04 November, 2013
Brace up   23 October, 2013
Put your back into...   08 October, 2013
Tone your neck   23 September, 2013
Strike a balance.   10 September, 2013
Strong and relaxed   26 August, 2013
Hip stretch   06 August, 2013
Back it up.   23 July, 2013
Gaining in circles   10 July, 2013
Help your shoulder   12 June, 2013
Help your Shoulder   29 May, 2013
For all seasons   09 May, 2013
Twist, stretch, tone   23 April, 2013
Hip, hip, hurray!   13 March, 2013
Tone to protect   12 February, 2013
For a firm handshake   24 January, 2013
Strike a balance   09 January, 2013
Chest bend   12 December, 2012
Bend for strength   21 November, 2012
Lift the siege   30 October, 2012
Whole body stretch   10 October, 2012
Turn intense   22 August, 2012
Pull, stretch, tone   13 August, 2012
Stretch and twist   27 July, 2012
For a healthy shoulder 
   02 July, 2012
Bend over forward
   02 June, 2012
Tailbone teasers   24 May, 2012
Stretch for strength   04 May, 2012
Spine stretch   25 April, 2012
Easy on the nerves   27 March, 2012
Life and limb   10 December, 2011
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