Yoga Postures

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  1. One-legged Pigeon pose (Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana)

    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 ...
  2. 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 small ( ...
  3. 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. Be ...
  4. Corpse Pose (Shavasana)

    Shava- Corpse; Asana- Pose shavasan.jpg 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 ses ...
  5. 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. Lit ...
  6. Sphinx Pose (Salamba Bhujangasana)

    Salamba – Supported, Bhujang – Cobra, asana – pose Pronounced: SA-lumb-aa-BHu-jung-AAhs-uh-nuh Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx pose) is a modified version of Bhujangasana to help beginners ease their way into it. This pose is also good for people who have lo ...
  7. Camel Pose (Ustrasana)

    Ustra = Camel, asana = posture or pose Pronounced: OOHS-tra-AA-SUN-aa Ustrasana is an intermediate level back-bending yoga posture known to open Anahata (Heart chakra). This yoga posture adds flexibility and strength to the body and also helps in improvin ...
  8. Lotus Pose (Padmasana)

    Padma = Lotus, asana = posture or pose Pronounced: Pa-dah-maa-sun-aa Padmasana or Lotus pose is a cross-legged yoga posture which helps deepen meditation by calming the mind and alleviating various physical ailments. A regular practice of this posture aid ...
  9. 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 typ ...
  10. Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation):12 poses to leaner you.

    0   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 ...
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