Monthly Archives: July 2009

Manoj & Sandhya on YogaLife Magazine

Manoj Kaimal comes from a family, who has long been entrenched in thevarious traditions of yoga. He had his first exposure and tutelage under his grandfather, Mr. Sridhara Kaimal. Later, he took the teachers trainingcertification from the Sivanada Ashram in Kerala. This was followed by frequent trips to Mysore and Pune, from where he received direct understanding of the great systems of Ashtanga, Vinyasa and Iyengar Yoga.

In the year 2000, Manoj along with his wife Sandhya opened their own yoga …

Sandhya on Dyuelife

What is your first impression when someone mention about YOGA? Is Yoga a way to lose weight like some of the girls may think, or is it just an exercise from India? What is Yoga?

Yoga is a process or practice whereby we start to become more and more aware of our self- in terms of body, mind and soul. In Yogic philosophy, the body and the senses are viewed as the way of the universal mind or nature …

Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog)

Doing the downward facing dog, step by step:

Come to your hands and knees; wrists under the shoulders, with their creases parallel. Spread the fingers wide and ground the fingers, palms and the heels of the hands, into the mat.
With the feet hip-width, take the knees back 2 short steps, curl the toes, and lift the knees.
Stretch the ribs towards the sitting bones and the sitting bones away from the wrists.

Yoga Talks: Yoga is Samadhi

A talk on the first verse of yoga sutras in the Rishikesh retreaton October 27th, …

Sandhya’s Yoga Demo on Astro Vaanavil