How Yoga Changes Your Brain

The things we think and the things we do have a dynamic impact on our brain, our attitudes, and ultimately our reality. My father always reminded me of the power of positive thinking and the philosophy of creating my own reality. He taught me that it all starts with the things we tell ourselves and…

Monday Yoga

Maybe, we have wanted our world to stop at Sundays. Never wanted Monday to be back, but the harsh reality is, one has to get up and face an avalanche of work on a Monday. Not to worry. We have just the right thing to keep the dark clouds at bay: YOGA. Continuous yoga practice…

Improving Digestion With Yoga

Our digestive system is a reflection of our emotional and mental health. It is sensitive to emotions – anger, anxiety, sadness, elation — all of these feelings (and others) can trigger symptoms in the gut. When you’re stressed, your gut knows it immediately, and you also might experience gastrointestinal upset or stomach pain. Yoga asanas…

The Seven Wastes of Taiichi Ohno

Taiichi Ohno, a Japanese industrial engineer and businessman, is considered to be the father of the Toyota Production System. He became Lean Manufacturing in the U.S. and he devised the seven wastes (or muda in Japanese) as part of this system. Ohno’s principles influenced areas outside of manufacturing, and have been extended into the service…

The Role Of Love In Fitness

Multiple studies confirm that we mimic the habits of our closest companions. Couples agree on the importance of an active lifestyle, but opinions regarding regular exercise diverge and are often in opposition, with one partner being less interested or even uninterested in regular exercise or workouts. Joint fitness activities and the support of your partner…