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  1. Cat Stretch (Marjariasana)

    Even pet cats can teach us lessons in yoga! With a keen eye, the yogi absorbs ideas from the world around. Marjari asana, or the cat stretch, incorporates the excellent feline stretch in the yoga workout. Marjari = Cat; Asana = Posture or Pose How To Do ...
  2. 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 (Dha ...
  3. 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 (Pawanmukta ...
  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)

    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. Bhujang = Snake (Cobra); ...
  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 th ...
  7. 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- ...
  8. Yoga For Youth: An Empowering Tool

    Yoga for Youth: An Empowering Tool Youth face constant pressure to excel at studies, get a job, manage relationships, and deal with numerous other problems. Armed with yoga and meditation, youth say that sailing through turbulent times is as easy as sit ...
  9. Benefits of Yoga

    Top 10 Yoga Benefits Weight loss, a strong and flexible body, glowing beautiful skin, peaceful mind, good health – whatever you may be looking for, yoga has it on offer. However, very often, yoga is only partially understood as being limited to asanas ( ...
  10. Yoga and Spirituality: Exploring the Connect

    Yoga is a holistic package for happy living. It provides techniques to unite the body, mind and breath, and connect to the inner core of our being – the spiritual aspect of our lives. Still Yourself & Shape Up With Yoga Postures Begin Your Inner Jou ...
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