Yoga

preparatory-poses

What are the Preparatory Poses in Yoga

As name suggests, preparatory poses prepare your body, internally and externally, and create required stamina to perform the variety of asanas in the Yoga. Asanas create a lot of strain...

virasana-hero-pose

How to do Virasana (Hero Pose)

Vira means a hero in the Sanskrit. Hero pose is classical seated beginner yoga asana and a highly recommended position for meditation and pranayama. The pose can be done even...

Adho Mukha Svanasana – Downward Facing Dog

How to do Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog)

In Sanskrit, “Adho” means “down,” “Mukha” means “facing,” and “Svana” means “dog.” Adho Mukha Svanasana is one of the poses which makes up Surya Namaskara sequence. (The Sun Salutation). It...

Naukasana-Boat Pose

How to do Naukasana – Boat Pose

Boat is called nauka in the Sanskrit. This asana looks like just a boat as entire body takes the shape of boat while practising. This asana can be performed in...

Halasana-Plough Pose

How to do Halasana (Plough Pose)

Plough is a popular farming tool to prepare the soil for agricultural purposes, in the same way, halasana also prepares the body and mind for yogic purposes. Steps to do...

Savasana-Corpse Pose

How to do Savasana Yoga (Corpse Pose)

Savasana or shavasana, as name reflects, in Sanskrit, shava meaning “corpse”, corpse pose resembles the pose of a dead body for relaxation purpose. It is also referred to, and confused...