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Doctor insights on: Calories Burned With Kundalini Yoga

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How much calories are burned in yoga as compared to other forms of excercise?

How much calories are burned in yoga as compared to other forms of excercise?

Depends: It depends on the intensity, time, and your physique (weight, etc.). It isn't as high as many other forms of exercise, but it's better than nothing and is super for relaxation, stress, and flexibility. ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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Which burns more calories: yoga or modern dance?

Which burns more calories: yoga or modern dance?

Dance: For a 150 pound person yoga for 30 minutes uses 89 calories, while dance uses 100-200 depending on the rhythm and arm motion. ...Read more

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How to loose 2kgs per week? I will do 1 hour yoga and 30 mins walking. Planning to follw 1000 calorie diet.

How to loose 2kgs per week? I will do 1 hour yoga and 30 mins walking. Planning to follw 1000 calorie diet.

Not recommended: 2 kgs per week is too rapid a rate of weight loss to be safe or sustainable. Most people trying to lose weight should aim for 1 kg or less per week. Most women need at least 1500 calories per day. Before you start a weight loss plan, please talk with your doctor about the details for activity level and calorie intake that would be appropriate for you. ...Read more

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How many calories can you burn during an hour and a half of Bikram (hot) yoga?

How many calories can you burn during an hour and a half of Bikram (hot) yoga?

From 500 - 750: Bikram yoga burns about 3 time as much as hatha; and total calories burned depend on bodyweight - the heavier the individual, the higher ther calorie burn. Bikram is more aerobic in its activity than hatha, contributing to the burn. However, running at 6mph burns twice the calories of Bikram in the same time period. ...Read more

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Does yoga burn calories. As it is said that its good for tackling obesity?

Yoga: Yes. Yoga and any form of exercise will help you burn calories and lose weight. Cardiovascular exercise is probably the most effective at helping you lose weight but yoga is still great. ...Read more

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I eat 1200 calories a day watch my sugar and carbs intake. I also exercise 5 days a week including hot yoga. Still having trouble losing weight.

I eat 1200 calories a day watch my sugar and carbs intake. I also exercise 5 days a week including hot yoga. Still having trouble losing weight.

Check thyroid: There are lots of reasons for difficulty losing weight. Consider getting some testing, including a thyroid panel to see if there is an obvious cause. ...Read more

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Is Kundalini a more energetic type of yoga?

Is Kundalini a more energetic type of yoga?

Kundalini: The word means "coiled". It makes u feel like electric current running along your spine. ...Read more

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I am been practicing ananda yoga but recently started Kundalini yoga. Is it safe and beneficial to practice both?

I am been practicing ananda yoga but recently started Kundalini yoga. Is it safe and beneficial to practice both?

Yes: Both are beneficial and each may help in ways the other method does not. But I do advise discussing this with your yoga teachers to get their feedback. But I can not imagine any reason this would not be safe. ...Read more

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Hi, i'd like to know what is the significance of 108 in Kundalini yoga? Thanks so much! Philippe roset, nd (montreal, quebec, canada)

Hi, i'd like to know what is the significance of 108 in Kundalini yoga? Thanks so much! Philippe roset, nd (montreal, quebec, canada)

Hello fellow Montrea: I invite you to Poonr Jnana Yoga center in the south shore, on Boul St-Luc, it's a free meditation center. You may find the answers you seek. ...Read more

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Can Kundalini yoga give you a good full body workout?

Yes: Kundalini yoga is an excellent full body work out. It is a form of yoga that focuses on the breath as well as the movement. It also has a large spiritual component as well. Overall a great workout and stress reliever. ...Read more

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Can doing Kundalini yoga cause your emotions to go crazy?

Not normally: Since Kundalini yoga (& other types of yoga/ meditation) have been introduced to the west, some individuals have had significant psychological reactions. It isn't really know if they were practicing the yoga incorrectly or not. Normally yoga/ meditation helps to achieve emotional and spiritual balance. ...Read more

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Can Kundalini yoga change the electromagnetic frequency of the human body or any particular part of the human body? If so, can this weaken pathogens?

Can Kundalini yoga change the electromagnetic frequency of the human body or any particular part of the human body? If so, can this weaken pathogens?

Requires guidance: No studies that I could find but negative psychological effects can occur. Considering your problems, it may not be personally helpful to you. ...Read more

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How can yoga help you?

How can yoga help you?

Flexiblity, focus: Properly executed yoga can be a good way to gently stretch and strenghten muscles. It also can be mentally and physically relaxing. You can control the intensity of the pose as well, which can be a safeguard to injury. A qualified instructor is important at first. ...Read more

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Any tips for yoga at home?

Start slow: Start slow with basic positions, stretch well and have fun. ...Read more

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Good yoga home videos or dvds?

Good yoga home videos or dvds?

Several: There are several. Research and find the one that most fits your physical abilities. ...Read more

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How important is it to do yoga?

How important is it to do yoga?

Helpful: It's very helpful both physically and mentally. ...Read more

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Could yoga help you get taller?

Could yoga help you get taller?

You may be: More erect due to improved posture (but it won't make you actually grow taller). ...Read more

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Is yoga actually healthy for the body?

Is yoga actually healthy for the body?

21 reasons 2 do yoga: #12: Lessens inflammation. Chronic inflammation is linked with multiple health issues. Regular yoga practice, studies showed, tends to lower levels of cytokine associated with this. ...Read more

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How beneficial is yoga for your health?

How beneficial is yoga for your health?

Several ways: It provides for flexibility and core strengthening and if done right, meditation. ...Read more

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What can yoga and qigong have in common?

What can yoga and qigong have in common?

Eastern origins!: Yoga is traced back to ancient hindu philosophy, observation and theories of energy distribution in the body in india and qi gong, derives from ancient chinese philosophy, observation and theories about energy and it's distribution in the body. Both are considered 'alternative' perspectives to the western or greco-roman approach to these things so it's good have a liberal arts education 4 medicine. ...Read more

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What is yoga good for? & is it effective?

What is yoga good for? & is it effective?

21 reasons 2 do yoga: #17: Eases cancer recovery. According to one study, breast cancer patients who practiced yoga for up to three hours a week while undergoing radiation had a greater reduction in stress hormones than did patients who simply stretched or did neither. Ref. AARP, 5/2017. ...Read more

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What are the reasons that people do yoga?

What are the reasons that people do yoga?

21 reasons 2 do yoga: #21: Controls diabetes. Men with type 2 diabetes who practiced yoga for six months saw a substantial decrease in their blood glucose levels, a new study found. Ref: AARP, 5/2017 ...Read more

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Yoga for beginners. What do you recommend?

Gentle: Take a gentle beginners yoga class near your home. Usually hatha yoga is quite gentle. Don't compete with anyone in the class. Often more advanced students take beginners classes to do more yoga. Just do what you can in class and don't worry about anyone else. ...Read more

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Is it good to do yoga or need to be guided?

Is it good to do yoga or need to be guided?

Class at first: As with most skills, learning from a good teacher helps considerably. Check and see if there are classes. Usually it realy is good for most people ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: yoga?

What is the definition or description of: yoga?

Body and mind: The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also called self-transcendence or enlightenment. ...Read more

Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more