Yoga has its roots in the ancient texts like the Vedas and the Upanishads. Technically speaking it’s a Hindu spiritual discipline though parts of it, like breath control, mediation and other body postures are practiced by many for weight loss, better health and to get rid of stress. Today it’s become something of a fad and has spawned exercise regimes like power yoga and hot yoga. It’s also a popular form of alternative therapy to treat various ailments. Yogis claim that treatments have benefited patients of autism, asthma and even cancer as they make the body more receptive to cure and healing. On The Health Site, you’ll find everything you ever needed to know about yoga including the various yoga asanas, the various health benefits, asanas for a better sex life and how it helps battle ailments like diabetes, stress and depression, arthritis, belly fat and even menstrual pain.


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- Pavitra Sampath
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Here are some essential eye exercises and Ayurvedic tips to help keep your eyes healthy.

7 yoga asanas that can give you glowing skin
- Smt Hansaji Jayadeva Yogendra
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13 health benefits of yoga that will boggle your mind
- Pavitra Sampath
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You will be surprised to know that the ancient practice of yoga can alleviate a multitude of your health woes!

A step-by-step guide to do the Surya Namaskar (Gallery)
- Nani Rao
April 07, 2014 at 11:37am
The Surya Namaskar consists of 12 poses. Learn the correct way of doing them.

Ananda balasana or the happy baby pose — a perfect asana to beat that post workout fatigue
- Pavitra Sampath
April 03, 2014 at 03:57pm
Here is a yoga pose that can help you get rid of that post workout fatigue.

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Vyagrasana or the static tiger pose — an effective asana to beat back pain
- Pavitra Sampath
April 02, 2014 at 03:36pm
Here is a yoga asana that can help you beat back pain and tone your thighs.

Get a flat belly with the Kumbhakasana or the plank pose
- Pavitra Sampath
April 01, 2014 at 11:03am
Here is an yoga asana that can give you rock hard abs in a jiffy.

Janusirsasana — an effective way to beat stress and back pain
- Pavitra Sampath
March 31, 2014 at 11:44am
Try this pose for instant relief from stress.

Supta baddakonasana — beat stress and menstrual pain with this asana
- Pavitra Sampath
March 28, 2014 at 11:32am
Here is a yoga asana that can help you relax, improve your digestion and relieve menstrual problems.

Quit smoking naturally — the yoga way to kick the butt
- Pavitra Sampath
March 27, 2014 at 12:01pm
Want to quit smoking, but have failed? Well, here is a natural way to kick the butt -- yoga.

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