Yoga Postures

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  1. Lotus Pose (Padmasana)

    padmasana_-_cover_image.jpg Padma = Lotus, asana = posture or pose Pronounced: Pa-dah-maa-sun-aa Padmasana or Lotus pose is a cross-legged yoga posture which helps deepen meditation by calming the mind and alleviating various physical ailments. A regula ...
  2. Corpse Pose (Shavasana)

    Shava- Corpse; Asana- Pose shavasan.jpg 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 s ...
  3. Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation):12 poses to leaner you.

    Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)12 poses to leaner you.jpg 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 Salu ...
  4. Yoga for back-pain

    One Pose – Many Advantages One Pose – Many Advantages Five Minutes, Five Poses, Six Steps Closer to, No Back Pain Five Minutes, Five Poses, Six Steps Closer to, No Back Pain Is back-pain troubling you? Is back-pain troubling you? Step #1: Lengthening your ...
  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)

    hastapadasana1.jpg Hasta- hand; Padah- foot; asana- pose Pronounced: Has-tah-pada-sanah How to do 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

    How to do Prasarita Padahastasana Stand erect with your feet 3-4 feet apart, balanced and firmly grounded. Breathe gentle deep breaths. Inhale, lengthen the spine, stretch arms overhead. Exhale, bend forward from the hip joints, keeping the spine straight ...
  8. 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 the Triangle Pose (Trikonasana) Stand straight. Separate y ...
  9. The Angle Pose (Konasana)

    Angle Pose (Konasana) 1_1.jpg Kona =Angle; Asana = Pose/Posture (This posture is Pronounced as:konah-sanah)   How to do Angle Pose (Konasana) Stand straight with feet about hip width distance apart and arms alongside the body. Breathe in and raise the l ...
  10. Sitting Half Spinal Twist (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 Half Spinal Twist (Ardha Matsyendrasana) Sit up with the legs stretched out straight in front of you, keeping the feet to ...
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