by Hajo von Keller | Oct 27, 2022 | Mangosteen Spa News, The Health Blog
Wellness Coordinator / Yoga Teacher / Ayurveda Therapist
Sagar was born and raised in Rishikesh, India, also known as the capital of yoga and later moved on towards alignment techniques and Ashtanga Yoga. His many years of experience in teaching yoga and yoga teacher training, combined with his skills as an Ayurveda therapist brought him to the Mangosteen as an expert Wellness Coordinator, in charge of your retreat program schedule.
- Graduated “B.com” from Government College Rishikesh (INDIA)
- One Year Yoga Teacher Training Course in Rishikesh
- Participated in International Yoga Festival
- E-R-Y-T from Yoga Alliance USA
- Registered Yoga Alliance teacher
- One year diploma in Yogic Science
- 4-5 Years Teaching experience with registered yoga schools in India and overseas
- Course in Ayurvedic Treatments in Massages (One year)
- Experience in Ayurvedic massages, treatments, and body therapy
by Hajo von Keller | Sep 17, 2021 | Ayurveda, The Health Blog
Here are 10 ways Ayurveda benefits your daily life!
Ayurveda is an ancient science that is holistic in nature that has been around for over 5,000 years. The principle of Ayurveda is to focus on your life in-between the emotional and physical self. One of the main beliefs is that the food we eat effects our overall wellbeing and can make us elated or miserable.
Essentially, we can be full of energy and vitality, or lethargic and run-down based on what we put into our bodies. It’s your choice!
by Dr. Subhash Annoji Shanbhag | Apr 16, 2020 | Ayurveda, The Health Blog
Surya Namaskar is a practice in yoga as exercise incorporating a sequence of twelve gracefully linked asanas. It is also known as ‘Salute to the Sun’ or ‘Sun Salutation’, which was first recorded as yoga in the early 20th century.
“An ancient technique of expressing gratitude to the sun, the source of all forms of life on the planet.”
Symbolically, the sun becomes our source of energy as well.
Moreover, the ancient rishis of India have established that the different parts of the body are governed by different devas. In which, devas are the divine impulses or divine light.
For example, the solar plexus located behind the navel is connected to the sun. It is the central point of the human body, which is also known as the second brain.
The ancient rishis recommended the practice of Surya Namaskar to increase creativity and intuitive abilities by enhancing the solar plexus.
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by Dr. Subhash Annoji Shanbhag | Apr 15, 2020 | Ayurveda, The Health Blog
The Heart Chakra (Anahata Chakra)
Balanced Feeling: joy, happiness and love.
Body: Higher Mental Body (governs the area where auras merge, where we find our place in the world and cosmos). At the center of unconditional love, caring, respect, and generosity.
Location: the heart.
Color: green and pink.
Belief: Let the love flow freely, forgive yourself and others.
Underactive emotions: afraid of letting go, tendency to withdraw, feeling unworthy of love and feeling not enough.
Imbalance physical: heart attack, shortness of breath, breast cancer, high blood pressure and immune deficiency.
Overactive emotions: feeling attacked, selfish, excessive secretiveness and jealousy.
Yoga pose: Heart Openers (Backbends, Bridge, Full Wheel.)
The Crown Chakra (Sahasrara Chakra)
The Solar Chakra (Manipura Chakra)
The Sacral Chakra (Swadhisthana Chakra)
The Root Chakra (Muladhara Chakra)
The Third Eye Chakra (Ajna Chakra)
The Throat Chakra (Vishuddha Chakra)
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