Your Full Dimension of Personal Wellness

Our physical body is the vehicle we use to accomplish our goals. The comparison to an automobile is quite apt. Some people drive a fuel-efficient and low-cost car; some drive an “environmentally-friendly” car; some choose a luxury sedan; some drive a truck. The automobile we drive depends on a variety of factors: what we can […]

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Am I Well?

What does wellness mean? How do I know if I am well? We each have our unique sense of wellness. An Olympic athlete has a different expectation of wellness than does an office worker. A mother taking daily care of a young child has a different expectation from a surfer who is chasing the next […]

Unlocking Inertia

Inertia impedes our ability to make change. Inertia can arise from our physical limitations: our individual strength, flexibility, balance, weight, etc. But the largest influence on inertia comes from our brain. We each have our own schedules, eating habits, sleeping habits, study habits, conversational habits, etc. Recognizing our need to change our nutrition or our […]


Biology and Chemistry of Breathing

Pranayam is vital to yoga practice. Considering that how we breathe is linked to our overall health, why not use this free gift to maximize our wellness? Some of the most common illnesses in modern societies (high blood pressure and related coronary problems like heart failure and stroke) are related to poor breathing habits. The […]

Physical Trajectories of Yoga

Follow up from Action Tools for Wellness: RussaYog uses the three tools of: pranayam (mindful breathing); kriyas (mindful movements) and; asans (postures with the body in stillness) to develop our abilities to remain mindful. To further enhance these experiences we use universal mantras. The physical trajectories and sequences in RussaYog® use the concept of puran […]