Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Workout Wednesday: Yoga

Hola!

Hope you found our first post in the Workout Wednesday series on Stretching helpful. Next up is one form of exercise that I absolutely, personally love!

YOGA
Among tens and hundreds of benefits of Yoga, here are few to motivate you to get you downward dogging....
  • Builds flexibility, strength and good posture
  • Improves bone health
  • Increases blood flow and immunity
  • Keeps adrenal glands in good health
  • Improves focus
  • Keeps you happy and stress-free 
  • Helps relax, mentally and physically 
  • Increases inner strength and self esteem 
  • Helps fix digestive disorders 
  • Mind-body-soul connection 
Impressive, eh? The internet is filled with cool guides, videos and tutorials on practicing yoga at home. So if you need something that you can do as soon as you wake up, while still in your pyjamas... Yoga is it. So we've taken the liberty to help you with all the resources you're gonna need to get started. Not only are we listing links to cool guides and tutorials, we're listing 4 tried and tested asanas that you can do every day in just 15 minutes and change your life

4 asanas you gots to do every day! 

1. Pranayam: Anulom-vilom, kalabhati, bhastrika... whatever floats your snot boat, get to it. Breathing exercises are a must for your body, mind and soul. Recommended for beginners: Anulomvilom. 

Image Source: http://www.ndtv.com/sites/fitnesschallenge/detailsblog/5-yoga-poses-you-should-do-every-morning-783270 
2. Janu Sirsasana: The only forward bending, leg stretching asana you could need to get you all flexed up. 
Image Source: http://www.yogajournal.com/slideshow/10-yoga-poses-do-every-day/ 
3. Uttitha Trikona Asana: Great for the sides of the body and spine.
Image Source: http://www.yogajournal.com/slideshow/10-yoga-poses-do-every-day/ 
4. Viparita Karni: I personally love this pose and I bet you will too if you do this every day after work. It's so relaxing and reinvigorating.
Image Source: http://www.yogajournal.com/slideshow/10-yoga-poses-do-every-day/ 
Over and above these 4 simple asanas, you can check these sites to add to and improve your yoga practice:

  1. http://www.traditionalyoga.co.in/
  2. http://www.yogajournal.com/
  3. https://www.doyogawithme.com/ 
  4. http://yoga-india.net/ 
  5. http://www.yogapoint.com/ 
  6. http://yoga-india.net/ 


If you have any comments, feedback or asanas to share with us, please, please, please do You can even send in pictures or videos that we can share with our social media followers.

Shoe love, 
Dev B
Shoe Designer, Entrepreneur

Monday, 8 August 2016

We are hiring!

Hola!

We're growing fashion startup, helping shoe lovers put step after step forward in style. We retail handcrafted, designer shoes for women online and via pop-up events. We're looking for enthusiastic individuals who want to be involved in a startup, age no bar. You don't have to know everything or be a know-it-all in what you apply for, as long as you are eager to figure it out and get things done. 


Vacancies

Social Media Manager 
- Intern
- Commitment- 1-2 hours a day
- Knowledge of Photoshop/any design software must
- Good writing skills
- Up to speed with social media trends and buzz
- Minimum commitment of 6 weeks

Content Writer 
- Intern
- Commitment- 1-2 hours a day
- Good writing skills and command over English
- Previous blogging experience a plus
- Interested in fashion and have basic awareness about fashion industry
- Minimum commitment of 6 weeks

B2B sales and Business Development
- Freelancer/ Intern
- Incentive-based
- Previous experience a must
- Good communication and sales skills
- Minimum commitment of 6 weeks

Public Relations 
- Freelancer/ Intern
- Incentive-based
- Previous experience a plus
- Good communication and sales skills
- Minimum commitment of 6 weeks

Where will you work from? 
Whether you get work done in your pj's in bed, or while sippin' coffee at Starbucks, it's totally your call! Our office is located in Wadala, so we're looking for Mumbai based folks who can drop in by the HQ once in a while for catching up'. 

Sounds cool? Here's how you can apply...
First off, we'd love to know more about you- not the CV version of you. But, you. So write to us with a wee bit about yourself in brief (no fluff needed) along with your CV (we do need to know what you have done and where you can take us). That's all. 

Write to us at query@devikabharadwaj(dot)com with the job title in the subject line. If you'd like to be associated with us in any other way than mentioned above, feel free to tell us about it. Also, don't forget to share this with someone you think may be interested. College students, retirees and in-betweeners are welcome to apply. 

Can't wait to hear from you guys!

Shoe love, 
Dev B
Shoe Designer, Entrepreneur