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Uttanasana – Standing Forward Bend Pose

Uttanasana – Standing Forward Bend Pose

Like Sarvangasana and Sirsasana, in Utthanasana also, your head goes below your heart which allows the bloodflow to your head providing a boost of oxygen to all the cells. In...

Hanumanasana – Monkey Pose

How to do Hanumanasana Yoga (Monkey Pose)

It is said that hanumanasana, or monkey pose, derives its name from the giant leap made by Lord Hanuman to the Lanka in the epic Ramayana. This is a complex...

Sarvangasana – Shoulder Stand Pose

How to do Sarvangasana Yoga (Shoulder Stand Pose)

In Sanskrit, sarva means ‘entire’ or ‘whole’ and anga means ‘body’, sarvangasana means whole body asana, also known as ‘salamba sarvangasana’ means ‘supported shoulder stand pose’. There is also another variation...

Mandukasana – Frog Pose

How to do Mandukasana Yoga (Frog Pose)

It is also known as frog pose because final pose of this asana resembles a frog. In Sanskrit, frog is called as a Manduk. Steps to do Mandukasana Variation 1:...

Supta Vajrasana

How to do Supta Vajrasana Yoga (Reclined Thunderbolt Pose)

Here supta means ‘reclined’. It is also called ‘Reclined Thunderbolt Pose’. This asana is a variation of vajrasana. This is especially useful for digestive system, spine, thighs, and lungs. It...

Vajrasana – Diamond Pose - Thunderbolt Pose

Vajrasana Yoga or Thunderbolt Pose

Vajrasana Yoga or Thunderbolt Pose, also known as diamond pose or zen pose, is a Sanskrit word which signifies firmness as this asana gives you firm sitting posture. Perhaps, it...