Yoga Postures

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  1. Garudasana- Eagle pose

    Garuda – Eagle, asana – pose How to do Garudasana Begin by standing in Tadasana. Bend your knees and lift your left foot up to cross it over the right one. Ensure that right foot is firmly placed on the floor and the left thigh is over the right thigh. Yo ...
  2. Paschim Namaskarasana (Reverse Prayer pose)

    Paschim = west. In this context, it means backside; namaskar = greeting; asana = pose Paschim Namaskarasana or the Reverse Prayer pose is an upper body strengthening pose that works specifically on the arms and the abdomen. It is also known as Viparita Na ...
  3. Vasisthasana- Side Plank pose

    Vasistha is the name of one of the most revered saints who was also one of the Saptarishis or Seven Seers. He was the chief author of Rigveda’s Mandala 7. Vasistha had in his possession a cow named Kamdhenu and her child, Nandini. This divine cow could gr ...
  4. Vajrasna (Adamintine Pose)

    This yoga posture has been named after the shape it takes – that of a diamond or thunderbolt. One can sit in Vajrasana (Adamintine Pose) at the time of doing pranayamas. This yoga posture is pronounced as vahj-RAH-sah-na. Vajra = Diamond shaped, thunderbo ...
  5. Superman Pose (Viparita Shalabhasana)

    Superman Pose | Viparita Shalabhasana for back The Superman Pose is similar to a flying superman high in the air. This is where this yoga posture gets its nickname. viparita = inverted/ reversed; shalabh = locust; asana = pose/posture It is pronounced as ...
  6. Standing Spinal Twist (Katichakrasana)

    The name of this yoga posture, Katichakrasana, literally means rotation of the waist. It gives a nice stretch to the waist and helps in making it more flexible and supple. It takes very little time to do the stretch and it benefits your body in many ways. ...
  7. Yoga Poses Categories

    English Name Sanskrit Name Standing Sideways Bending One arm Konasana Sideways Bending Using Both arms Konasana 2 Standing Spinal Twist Katichakrasana Standing Forward Bend Hastapadasana Standing Backward Bend Ardha Chakrasana Triangle Pose Trikonasana Wa ...
  8. Standing Spinal Twist (Katichakrasana)

    The name of this yoga posture, Katichakrasana, literally means rotation of the waist. It gives a nice stretch to the waist and helps in making it more flexible and supple. It takes very little time to do the stretch and it benefits your body in many ways. ...
  9. Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana (Dolphin Plank pose)

    Padma = Lotus, asana = posture or pose Pronounced: MA-curr-AA-doh-MOO-kah-shvah-NAS-anna Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana is an intermediate level rejuvenating yoga posture that helps tones the abdominal muscles. It is a variation of the Dolphin Pose.   How to ...
  10. Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana (One-legged Pigeon pose)

    Eka = One, Pada= foot, Raja = King, Kapot = Pigeon, Asana = pose Pronounced: Ache-aa-Pahd-uh-Rah-jah-Capote-aas-un-uh Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana is a yoga posture suitable for intermediate level yoga practitioners. It is known to improve flexibility of the ...
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