Yoga Postures

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  1. Vajrasna (Adamintine Pose)

    This yoga posture has been named after the shape it takes – that of a diamond or thunderbolt. One can sit in Vajrasana (Adamintine Pose) at the time of doing pranayamas. This yoga posture is pronounced as vahj-RAH-sah-na. Vajra = Diamond shaped, thunderbo ...
  2. 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 a ...
  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. Superman Pose (Viparita Shalabhasana)

    Superman Pose | Viparita Shalabhasana for back The Superman Pose is similar to a flying superman high in the air. This is where this yoga posture gets its nickname. viparita = inverted/ reversed; shalabh = locust; asana = pose/posture It is pronounced as ...
  5. Urdhva Mukha Svanasana

    Urdhva = Upward, Mukha = Face, Svana = Dog, Asana = Pose Pronounced as OORD-vah-MOO-kah-shvah-NAS-anna Urdhva Mukha Svanasana is a back-bending yoga posture that strengthens the arms, wrists and spine. It also stretches the back and relieves the body of l ...
  6. Hanumanasana (Monkey pose)

    Hanuman – Lord Hanuman, asana- pose Pronounced as hah-NU-mahn-AHS-anna Hanumanasana is an intermediate level yoga posture that derives its name from the giant leap made by Lord Hanuman from the southern tip of India to the island of Sri Lanka in the Ramay ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. Adho Mukha Svanasana

    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 asana can be practiced by any beginner too and wi ...
  10. Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx pose)

    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 ...
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