YOAGA ASANA – GARBHA PINDASANA

Garbha Pindasana (Womb Embryo Pose) Garbha Pinda means an embryo in the womb (grabha = womb; pinda = embryo). The name of the posture indicates that the ancient sages knew about the growth of the human foetus in the mother's womb though the medical instruments at their disposal were limited. In this posture the abdominal … Continue reading YOAGA ASANA – GARBHA PINDASANA

YOGA ASANA – ADHO MUKHA SVANASANA

Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog) The practice of this asana helps to eradicate stiffness in the region of the shoulder-blades, and arthritis of the shoulder joints is relieved. The abdominal muscles are drawn towards the spine and strengthened. As the diaphragm is lifted to the chest cavity the rate of the heart beat is … Continue reading YOGA ASANA – ADHO MUKHA SVANASANA

YOGA ASANA – EKA PADASANA

Eka Padasana (One Foot Pose) Physical-on maintaining the alignment of limbs and spine, and on maintaining balance. Spiritual-on swadhisthana or manipura chakra. Eka padasana should be preceded or followed by a backward bending asana such as makarasana. This asana may be used as a preliminary practice to bakasana. This asana strengthens the arms, wrist, back, … Continue reading YOGA ASANA – EKA PADASANA

YOGA ASANA – KUKKUTASANA

Kukkutasana (Cockerel Pose) This posture strengthens the arm and shoulder muscles, and stretches the chest. It develops a sense of balance and stability. It is used in the process of kundalini awakening due to the stimulation of mooladhara chakra. In this asana the arms and wrists must be strong enough to support the body. People … Continue reading YOGA ASANA – KUKKUTASANA

YOGA ASANA – VRIKSHASANA

Vrikshasana (Tree Pose) Physical-on a fixed point at eye level.Spiritual-on ajna or anahata chakra.Tree pose develops nervous balance. It also streng thens the leg, ankle and foot muscles. Assume the final position of Vrikshasana. Keeping the arms above the head, palms together. Hold the position with the breath inside and, on exhalation, lower the hands … Continue reading YOGA ASANA – VRIKSHASANA

YOGA ASANA – CHAKRASANA

Chakrasana (Wheel Pose) Chakrasana should preferably be practiced on a soft carpet, which will protect the head. It should not be practiced on a blanket, which may slip. This is an inverted asana in which the whole body and nervous system are being placed in an abnormal position. It may be difficult to raise the … Continue reading YOGA ASANA – CHAKRASANA

YOGA ASANAS – Setu Bandhasana

Setu Bandhasana (Bridge Pose) Setu Bandha Sarvangasana or bridge pose is a common posture or asana. The poses look like the shape of the bridge, so this pose is named the bridge pose i.e. Setubandhasana. This pose is effective in relaxing the body and reducing stress. It stretches the chest, spinal cord and neck. ___________________________________________________________________________ … Continue reading YOGA ASANAS – Setu Bandhasana