Yoga Postures

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  1. Power-packed yoga plank poses for stronger arms, spine

    Plank exercises usually fall under the beginner’s yoga pose and have multiple benefits. For beginners, the yoga plank pose and its variations are strongly recommended to help build stamina and core body strength for practicing the advanced yoga poses. Pla ...
  2. Get, set, go: With lying on the back yoga poses

    Moderate, vigorous or relaxing. At which level does your idea of exercising fit in?   Yoga has something for everyone, at every level.   There are backbends, twists and forward bends. You can practice  yoga asanas   standing, sitting or lying down. Feel l ...
  3. Butterfly Pose- Badhakonasana

    Badha = Bound or Restrained, Kona = Angle, Asana = Pose or Posture  This pose is pronounced as BAH-dah-cone-AHS-ana The posture is named Badhakonasana because of the way it is carried out – both the feet tucked close to the groin, clasped tightly with the ...
  4. 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 C ...
  5. Hip Toning Yoga Asanas

    Are you a couch potato? A compulsive worker at the office? Do you slouch as a general rule? Do office ergonomics keep your hips and back bent in an awkward manner? If you have responded with a ‘Yes’ to any of these questions, your hips are probably bearin ...
  6. Halasana- Plow Pose

    Plow Pose| Halasana for Spine Hal = plow, Asana = posture or pose This yoga pose gets its name from the plow – a popular farming tool commonly used in Indian agriculture to prepare the soil for sowing crops. Like its namesake, this pose prepares the ‘fiel ...
  7. Garudasana- Eagle pose

    Garuda – Eagle, asana – pose How to do Garudasana / Eagle Pose Begin by standing in Tadasana. Bend your knees and lift your left foot up to cross it over the right one. Ensure that right foot is firmly placed on the floor and the left thigh is over the ri ...
  8. Reverse Prayer Pose (Paschim Namaskarasana)

    Paschim = west. In this context, it means backside; namaskar = greeting; asana = pose Paschim Namaskarasana or the Reverse Prayer pose is an upper body strengthening pose that works specifically on the arms and the abdomen. It is also known as Viparita Na ...
  9. Side Plank Pose- Vasisthasana

    Vasistha is the name of one of the most revered saints who was also one of the Saptarishis or Seven Seers. He was the chief author of Rigveda’s Mandala 7. Vasistha had in his possession a cow named Kamdhenu and her child, Nandini. This divine cow could gr ...
  10. 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 ...
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