Yoga Postures

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  1. 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 way ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 th ...
  4. Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation):12 poses to leaner you.

      Sun Salutation is said to be the complete body workout. Yoga experts say that doing 12 sets of Sun Salutation translates into doing 288 powerful yoga poses in a span of 12 to 15 minutes! Sun Salutation is another example of how good things come in sma ...
  5. 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, thunder ...
  6. Natrajasana 1(Lord of the Dance Pose)

    This yoga posture has been named after the shape it takes – that of a lord of the dance pose. This yoga posture is pronounced as not-ah-raj-SAH-NA. Nat=Dance; Raj=King; Asana=Posture or Pose. How to do Natrajasana 1 (Dancing Shiva- 1) Lie on the floor. ...
  7. Natrajasana 1 (Ples Shive)

    This yoga posture has been named after the shape it takes – that of a lord of the dance pose. This yoga posture is pronounced as not-ah-raj-SAH-NA. Nat=Dance; Raj=King; Asana=Posture or Pose. How to do Natrajasana 1 (Dancing Shiva- 1) Lie on the floor. ...
  8. Corpse Pose (Shavasana)

    Shava- Corpse; Asana- Pose The asana is pronounced as Shuh-vah-sana This pose gets its name from the recumbent posture of a dead body. It is a position of rest and relaxation, and is usually practiced towards the end of a yoga session – a session that t ...
  9. How to do surya namaskar

    Sun Salutation – The Perfect Yoga Workout If you are pressed for time and looking for a single mantra to stay fit, here’s the answer. A set of 12 powerful yoga asanas (postures) that provide a good cardiovascular workout in the form of Surya Namaskar. L ...
  10. How to get your yoga postures correct?

    Repose in the pose: Don't struggle while holding your yoga posture Repose in the pose: Don't struggle while holding your yoga posture Breathe with awareness while practicing yoga postures Breathe with awareness while practicing yoga postures   ...
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