Yoga Postures

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  1. Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)

    This yoga posture has been named after the shape it takes – that of a bow. Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) is part of the Padma Sadhana sequence. This yoga posture is pronounced as DHUN-ur-AAHS-uh-nuh. Dhanu = Bow; Asana = Posture or Pose How to do Bow Pose (Dhanu ...
  2. Wind-Relieving Pose (Pawanmuktasana)

    This yoga pose, as its name suggests, is excellent for releasing abdominal gas.  Pawanmuktasana   is pronounced as PUH-vuhn-mukt-AAHS-uh-nuh. Pavana  = wind,  mukta = relieve or release, Asana =  Posture or Pose How to do Wind-Relieving Pose (Pawanmuktasa ...
  3. 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. ...
  4. Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

    Sitting in a chair may sound very easy and comfortable. But sitting in an imaginary chair might be a little challenging! And this is exactly what we do in Utkatasana or Chair Pose. The literal meaning of Utkatasana is intense posture or powerful posture. ...
  5. Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

    Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana) This asana resembles a serpent with its hood raised. Cobra Pose or Bhujangasana is part of the sequence of yoga postures in Padma Sadhana and Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation. Bhujangasana is pronounced as BHU-jung-AAHS-uh-nuh. B ...
  6. Warrior Pose (Veerabhadrasana or Virabhadrasana)

    This pose strengthens the arms, shoulders, thighs and back muscles, all in one go. This pose is named after Veerabhadra, a fierce warrior, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. The story of the warrior Veerabhadra, as all stories from Upanishads, has a moral that ...
  7. Yoga Poses Categories

    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 Warrior Pose Veerabhadrasana ...
  8. 5 Tips to Deepen Your Padma Sadhana

    A very gentle yet deep yoga technique, Padma Sadhana, is experiencing meditation through asanas (yoga postures). The entire Padma Sadhana sequence is 40-minute long, which includes 10 minutes of yoga postures, 5 minutes of pranayama (breathing technique), ...
  9. Padma Sadhana

    Padma Sadhana: A beautiful sequence of yoga poses to a new you. Usually when one thinks of a lotus, what comes to mind? A fully blossomed flower, where each petal is opening up to the sky. Now observe where does the lotus originate from? Mud. Yet, the lot ...
  10. How to get your yoga postures correct?

    Repose in the pose: Don't struggle while holding your yoga posture Breathe with awareness while practicing yoga postures Thumb rule for breathing right in yoga postures While getting into a yoga posture, stretching in the pose, or making an effort-&g ...
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