Yoga Postures

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  1. Therapeutic yoga practice for your back

    When was the last time you placed your hand on your aching back? A strong back not only increases your height visually but supports the whole body while resting or even when at work. Find out how you can bring the back, back in action. Therapeutic yoga ha ...
  2. Hip Toning Yoga Asanas

    The hips are taken to task along with the back on those long work hours, this can cause stiffness in the hips. Exercising without proper stretches, body joint problems and back injuries can also cause stiffness in the hips. The stiffness in the hips can r ...
  3. Standing Forward Bend (Hastapadasana)

    Hastapadasana Hasta- hand; Padah- foot; asana- pose Pronounced: Has-tah-pada-sanah How to practice Standing Forward Bend (Hastapadasana) Stand straight with feet together and arms alongside the body. Balance your weight equally on both feet. Breathing in, ...
  4. Standing Forward Bend With Feet Apart

    prasarita padahastasana Stand erect with your feet 3-4 feet apart, balanced and firmly grounded. Breathegentle deep breaths. Inhale, lengthen the spine, stretch arms overhead. Exhale, bend forward from the hip joints, keeping the spine straight. Place han ...
  5. Triangle Pose (Trikonasana)

    Trikonasana (Triangle Pose) Triangle Pose (Trikonasana) Trikona- Triangle; Asana- Pose The asana is pronounced as Tree-kone-ahs-ana Unlike most yoga postures, the Triangle Pose requires keeping the eyes open in order to maintain body balance. How to do th ...
  6. The Angle Pose (Konasana)

    Angle Pose (Konasana) Kona =Angle; Asana = Pose/Posture (This posture is Pronounced as:konah-sanah) How to do Konasana: Stand straight with feet about hip width distance apart and arms alongside the body. Breathe in and raise the left arm to the left and ...
  7. Sitting Half Spinal Twist (Ardha Matsyendrasana)

    Ardha Matsyendrasana, Sitting Half Spinal Twist, yoga pose for spine, yoga pose to open up chest, Ardha Matsyendrasana Ardha = half; Matsyendra = king of the fish matsya = fish; indra = ruler. Pronounced: ARE-dah MAT-see-en-DRAHS-anna How to do Sitting ha ...
  8. Ardha Chakrasana (Standing Backward Bend)

    Ardha= Half; Chakra= Wheel; asana= Pose Pronounced: ardhah-chak-rah-asanah How to do Standing Backward Bend (Ardha Chakrasana)? Stand straight with feet together and arms alongside the body. Balance your weight equally on both feet Breathing in, extend yo ...
  9. Upward Plank Pose (Poorvottanasana)

    The literal meaning of this asana (posture) is to stretch towards the east. However, this has nothing to do with stretching in the east direction. Poorvottanasana specifically refers to the flow of pranaic subtle energies in the "eastern" fronta ...
  10. Tree Pose (Vrikshasana)

    Vriksha- Tree; Asana- Pose The asana is pronounced as VRIK-shAH-sana This posture replicates the graceful, steady stance of a tree. Unlike most yoga poses, the Tree Pose requires keeping our eyes open in order to maintain body balance. How to do the Tree ...
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