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How to Learn Yoga Poses?
September 7, 2023

How to Learn Yoga Poses?

1. What is yoga and what is the role of asanas in yoga? What do we seek to achieve through yoga? Sadhguru: Yoga is not an exercise form as is commonly misunderstood today. “Yoga” literally means union. Modern science proves that the whole existence is just one energy – but you are not experiencing it that way. If you can break this illusion that you are separate…

List of Yoga Poses and Pictures
July 28, 2023

List of Yoga Poses and Pictures

Osteoporosis is the most common cause for a broken bone among the elderly. If you’re concerned about your bone health, there’s good news: practicing yoga postures—for just 12 minutes a day—could improve bone quality. Columbia University physiatrist Dr. Loren M. Fishman and colleagues followed 741 people (202 of them women and the average age of 68) over ten years…

Spine Strengthening Yoga Poses
July 18, 2023

Spine Strengthening Yoga Poses

The quadratus lumborum (QL) can become irritated and extra tender for people who sleep consistently on one side with one hip hiked up, who carry bags or kids on one side of the body without evenly distributing the weight, with legs that differ in length, who sit for long periods of time especially with one leg crossed over another, as well as who have misaligned…

Original Yoga Poses
July 15, 2023

Original Yoga Poses

Hatha Yoga has become, for good or bad, synonymous in many minds with asana (postures). Yoga Sutras and find asana as the third of the eight limbs of yoga, which certainly seems to shrink the importance of Down Dog. Dig deeper and you’ll come across the fact that by asana Patanjali meant ‘seat’ or ‘meditation posture’. And where does that leave you? Where it…

Different Types of Yoga Poses
June 23, 2023

Different Types of Yoga Poses

Many different kinds of yoga exist and it can be difficult to figure out which particular style is right for you. Most styles of yoga are based on the same basic yoga poses (called asanas), however the experience of one style can be radically different than another. In this quick guide, we have outlined the most popular forms of yoga, along with their essential…

Yoga Poses for Meditation
June 22, 2023

Yoga Poses for Meditation

Understanding the five elements—earth, fire, air, water, space—and their effects on your body can help you keep them balanced within yourself, leading to a healthier, happier life. In previous articles in this series, I discussed how to better connect to the fire element and earth element through a series of yoga poses. Next up is the water element, or Jala…

Tree Pose Sanskrit
June 21, 2023

Tree Pose Sanskrit

Rick Cummings (vrik-SHAHS-anna) vrksa = tree Tree Pose: Step-by-Step Instructions Step 1 Stand in Tadasana. Shift your weight slightly onto the left foot, keeping the inner foot firm to the floor, and bend your right knee. Reach down with your right hand and clasp your right ankle. See also The Truth of Tree Pose Step 2 Draw your right foot up and place the sole…

List of Yoga Poses and Benefits
May 25, 2023

List of Yoga Poses and Benefits

Photo Credit Paul Rogers Yoga enthusiasts link the practice to a long list of health benefits, including greater flexibility and range of motion, stronger muscles, better posture and balance, reduced emotional and physical stress, and increased self-awareness and self-esteem. But definitively proving these benefits is challenging, requiring years of costly research…

Vinyasa Poses Names
May 2, 2023

Vinyasa Poses Names

Related Articles Continued This method – sometimes also referred to as Vinyasa Flow, or just Flow owing to the smooth way that the poses flow one into the other, like a dance – is fast catching up as one of the most popular forms of Yoga in the West. The Sun Salutation sequence is the basic and simplest example of Vinyasa Yoga. In every sequence of vinyasa yoga…

Yoga Poses Description
March 3, 2023

Yoga Poses Description

YOGA POSES LIBRARY -HD video of poses easy to follow for one pose to next - Poses developed, and thought by a qualified yoga instructors. -Search Poses by Name in English, based on type, focus and ability. -Find information and description about each poses, benefits, and instructions. CLASSES -Focus on improving your, flexibility, strength, balance. -9 unique…

Number of Yoga Poses
April 16, 2020

Number of Yoga Poses

Ones tend to repress their instincts and prefer to filter the world through their intelligence. Bow Pose provides a structured container for Ones to reengage with their more primal instincts, as well as soften around their limitations, as the posture puts pressure on the belly and stimulates the enteric nervous system (a.k.a. the “belly brain”). Mantra: I can…

Yoga Poses Benefits
August 30, 2018

Yoga Poses Benefits

Workout fads come and go, but virtually no other exercise program is as enduring as yoga. It s been around for more than 5, years. Yoga does more than burn calories and tone muscles. It s a total mind-body workout that combines strengthening and stretching poses with deep breathing and meditation or relaxation. There are more than 100 different forms of yoga…

Standard Yoga Poses
July 4, 2019

Standard Yoga Poses

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Top Yoga Poses
January 13, 2018

Top Yoga Poses

Adho Mukha Svanasana “Downward-Facing Dog helps you elongate your back, hamstrings, and calves, ” Crandell says. “It also develops greater strength and conditioning in the arms and shoulders. You’re getting the benefits of a mild inversion since the pelvis is over the heart and the heart is over the brain. Down Dog is an accessible, semi-inverted state that helps…

Moon Poses Yoga
June 12, 2016

Moon Poses Yoga

Begin in Mountain Pose (Tadasana), rooting the tailbone down and pressing through the soles of your feet. Release your shoulders as you reach palms to sacrum, fingertips pointing downward. Draw your elbows together and use your hands to press your hips forward, bending through the thoracic spine. Allow your head to gently drop back, lengthening through your Throat…