Category: Yoga

Yoga combines physical exercises, breathing exercises and meditation. The healing power of yoga is well known. Our yoga research includes the effect of yoga on body cells and brain at cellular and molecular levels . We focused on the immediate and long term effects of yoga on immune system and inflammatory responses. The benefits of yoga asana, pranayama, mudra and bandha are discussed.

Meditation and Oxytocin to Boost Positive Emotions

Meditation and oxytocin hormone are linked with positive emotions. Meditation generates oxytocin hormone and the oxytocin generates positive emotions.  Emotional warmth associated with loving kindness meditation (LKM) produces the hormone, oxytocin. The most common positive emotions as joy, gratitude, serenity, interest, Read more….

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5 Easy Yoga Poses to Heal Your Lower Back Pain

Millions of people suffer from lower back pain. People who continuously works in front of computer a nine-to-five job, it is easy to see lower back pain an issue. Many report having poor control of their symptoms. Fortunately, new research shows Read more….

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7 Tips for Yoga Teachers

If you teach yoga to others, or if you would like to teach yoga abilities, there are some things you need to remember. I had the opportunity to learn and teach yoga to many people, and now I would like Read more….

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Yoga Research Current Trends – International Yoga Day – 2016

On the eve of 2nd International yoga day, the world is excited about yoga. Current international yoga research is in its thrilling state. Yoga is occupying all most every endeavour of human well-being. Across the world all the top research institutes Read more….

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Yoga with Smartphones and Wearable Sensor Devices for Stress Control

Modern yoga research is heavily directed towards the use of smartphones and wearable sensor devices for stress control. Yoga apps and yoga wearable sensor devices are in the market. By measuring and tracking various parameters by sensor devices you can use the data to make the right choices in your yoga practice and day to day life. Data-driven yoga postures gives us constant feedback to measure the impact of yoga postures on moment to moment basis. Continue reading

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Five Home Remedies for Lowering Blood Sugar, Triglycerides and Cholesterol

How to control high blood sugar, triglycerides, and cholesterol? This article discusses five herbal remedies for controlling insulin, cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Unhealthy lifestyle, junk food, processed sugars, trans-fat and additives, bad posture and limited to no physical activity all leads to insulin Read more….

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Yoga for Cardiovascular Health

As part of an overall healthy lifestyle, yoga can help lower blood pressure, increase lung capacity, improve respiratory function and heart rate, and boost circulation and muscle tone. Anyone can practise yoga. Yoga will help one to feel more energetic. Continue reading

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7 Ways to Wake Up and Start your Morning Happily

Getting up early can make you more productive, focused and motivated. Wake up early in the morning will give you plenty of time to complete all of your daily tasks.  Here are seven ways to start your morning fresh and better. Read more….

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Five Easy Tips to Detoxify Your Body

Five easy and natural ways for detoxification are discussed. Drinking more water will ensure that you are never dehydrated. This also keep flushing out the bad toxins. Doing daily yoga and exercises will help to eliminate the toxins from the body. Calorie restriction is a proven and powerful strategy for detoxification. Drinking lemon water eliminates the toxins. A colorful variety of fruits and vegetables naturally removes the toxins from the body. Continue reading

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Neuroscience based well-being measurement indicators

In this article we discussed ten neuroscience based well-being measurement indicators. Neuroscience of well-being is not only limited to mindfulness meditation, it has progressed in many areas of well-being like exercise, office work load, school load, yoga, food, nutrition, financial fulfillment, social interaction and in many other ares. Science of well-being is an interdisciplinary science that collaborates with other fields such as medicine, neuroscience, neurobiology, physiology, chemistry, psychology, genetics, behavioral science, social science and economics. Gray matter volume, insula volume, and cortical thickness indicators are good for measuring the eudaimonic well-being. Activity in the default mode network (DMN), dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine are good for hedonic well-being. Continue reading

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