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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 (Dha ...
  2. Wind-Relieving Pose (Pavanamuktasana)

    This yoga pose, as its name suggests, is excellent for releasing abdominal gas. Pavanamuktasana 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 (Pavanamuktas ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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. ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Bhramari Pranayama (Bee Breath)

    Bhramari pranayama is very effective in instantly calming your mind down. It is one of the best breathing exercises to release the mind of anger, agitation, frustration or anxiety. A simple-to-do technique, can be practiced anywhere at work or home, and ...
  7. Yoga For Eyes

    Many of the yogic poses/asana and exercises are aimed at improving the functioning of specific organs of the body. Yoga provides a series of exercises that improves the functioning of the eyes and helps to overcome various eye-related problems, such as ...
  8. Kapal Bhati Pranayama (Skull Shining Breathing Technique)

    Kapal = forehead; bhati = shining; pranayama = breathing technique Here’s a very powerful breathing exercise that not just helps you lose weight but also brings your entire system into a perfect balance. Dr. Sejal Shah, Sri Sri Yoga teacher, explains th ...
  9. Alternate Nostril Breathing Technique (Nadi Shodhan Pranayama)

    A beautiful breathing technique that helps keep the mind calm, happy and peaceful. A few minutes of Nadi Shodhan pranayama in a day is best to de-stress the mind and release accumulated tension and fatigue. The breathing technique is named Nadi Shodhan, ...
  10. Yoga Poses Categories

      Standing Yoga Poses               Sitting Yoga Poses         Yoga Poses Lying on Stomach Yoga Poses Lying on Back Standing Sideways Bending One arm Sideways Bending Using Both arms Standing Spinal Twist Standing Forward Bend Standing Backward Bend Tri ...
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