SOME BASIC ASANAS AND ITS USES..

plank pose phalakasana

Phalakasana (Plank Pose)

Phalakasana or Plank Pose is a transitional pose that prepares your body for other intense yoga poses. Similar to its name, the practitioner’s body is held in a plank-like position, i.e., long and thin. This…READ MORE

sphinx pose salamba bhujang

Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx Pose)

Salamba Bhujangasana is a beginner level yoga pose that also serves as an excellent warm up pose. It opens up your shoulder and chest area and stretches the spine. It is also a great way to alleviate…READ MORE

standing half forward bend

Ardha Uttanasana (Standing Half Forward Bend)

Standing Half Forward Bend Pose is also referred to as Ardha Uttanasana in Sanskrit. It is a part of the Vinyasa style of yoga and is one of the intermediate poses in Sun Salutation. This…READ MORE

supported headstand salamba

Salamba Sirsasana (Supported Headstand Pose)

Also regarded as the King of Yoga Asanas or poses, Salamba Sirsana is a variation of the traditional Headstand pose. It displays a person’s strength, beauty and control. The Supported Headstand Pose should only be…READ MORE

extended puppy pose uttana shishosana

Uttana Shishosana (Extended Puppy Pose)

Uttana Shishosana is one of the easiest and most basic yoga poses or asanas, making it the perfect one for beginners. It is a combination of two different asanas, the Child Pose and the Downward Facing…READ MORE

supta kapotasana reclining

Supta Kapotasana (Reclining Pigeon Pose)

Supta Kapotasana is a gentle pose and a variation of the original Kapotasana. This asana or yoga pose is easy to perform. In English, it is known by two names, the Reclining Pigeon Pose or…READ MORE

upavistha konasana

Upavistha Konasana (Wide Angle Seated Forward Bend Pose)

Upavistha Konasana stretches your leg muscles, strengthens your back and also improves your posture. It requires you to maintain a neutral spine and not curve it too much, especially in the lower portion. To avoid…READ MORE

upward facing two foot staf

Dwi Pada Viprita Dandasana (Upward Facing Two-Foot Staff Pose)

Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana is an advanced level yoga pose or asana. It is a combination of different yoga poses, like the Chakrasana, the Matsyasana, the Purvottanasana and the Sirsana. This pose requires intense body…READ MORE

camatkarasana flip dog wild

Camatkarasana (Flip Dog or Wild Thing Pose)

Camatkarasana or the Flip Dog Pose meticulously combines backbend and single hand balance. Therefore, before practicing this asana or yoga pose, it is important to work on the strength of your arms and shoulders. This…READ MORE

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