Yoga Postures

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  1. Adho Mukha Svanasana

    Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward facing dog pose) Adho – Forward; Mukha – Face; Svana- Dog The asana is pronounced as A-doh MOO-kah shvah-NAS-anna Adho mukha svanasana posture replicates a dog bending forward, hence the name downward facing dog pose. This ...
  2. 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. ...
  3. 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 ...
  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 small ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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, ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. 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 ...
  10. 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 ...
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