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Supta Kapotasana – Supine Pigeon pose

Supta Kapotasana – Supine Pigeon pose

Supta Kapotasana – Supine Pigeon pose Instructions: Start by laying on your back with both of your knees drawn in to your chest. Place the sole of your left foot on the ground and cross your right ankle over top of your left knee. Keep your right foot flexed the whole time to protect your […]

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Karma yoga

Karma yoga

Karma yoga: Karma yoga, or the “yoga action” is a form of yoga based on the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita, a sacred Sanskrit scripture of Hinduism. Of the three paths to realization, karma yoga is the process of achieving perfection in selfless action. Karma is also the word used to describe the consequence of […]

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Natarajasana

Natarajasana

Natarajasana The name comes from the Sanskrit words nata meaning “dancer”, raja meaning “king”, and asana meaning “posture” or “seat”.  Natarajasana is a balance asana that strengthens the legs. It also is a full body stretch which engages the shoulders, chest and abdomen, strengthens the thigh and calf muscles, knees and ankles, hips and spine, […]

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Crane (Crow Pose)

Crane (Crow Pose)

Crane (Crow Pose): Crow pose also sometimes called “Crane Pose,” is usually the first arm balance that yoga students learn. It is the foundational pose for most arm balances in yoga, so it’s a good idea to understand the basics of Crow Pose first. This pose requires a good deal of strength, so it is often performed closer to the beginning […]

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Chakras and the Channels of Energy

Chakras and the Channels of Energy

Chakras and the Channels of Energy Inside every human being there is a network of nerves and sensory organs that interprets the outside physical world. From the perineum in the pelvic area to the medulla oblongata, there  are six knots or centers. These are the six lower chakras located along the spinal column. Their job […]

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Benefits of Swastikasana (Auspicious Pose)

Benefits of Swastikasana (Auspicious Pose)

Benefits of Swastikasana (Auspicious Pose): It is a best meditation Asana for those people who cannot sit comfortably or find difficulties in classical poses like Padmasanaand Siddhasana. Those people who are suffering from varicose veins and pain in the leg muscles can perform this Asana. Daily practice of this meditative pose increases the concentration level. […]

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Benefits of Siddhasana (Adepts Pose)

Benefits of Siddhasana (Adepts Pose)

Benefits of Siddhasana (Adepts Pose) Siddhasana (Adepts Pose): From the sitting position, first bend the left leg and place the heel at the perineum. Then, bend the right leg and place the heel against the pubic bone, or just above the genitals. The body is kept erect with the hands placed as in Padmasana. Benefits […]

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Benefits of Padmasana

Benefits of Padmasana

Benefits of Padmasana Padmasana (Lotus Pose): In the seated position, first carefully place the right foot onto the left thigh. Then take hold of the left foot and place it onto the right thigh. Keep the body erect with both knees touching the floor. The hands are to be placed either with hands or wrists […]

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Meditation Asanas

Meditation Asanas

Meditation Asanas The main purpose of the meditation asanas is to allow the practioner to sit for extended periods of time without moving the body and and without discomfort. Only when the body has been steady and still for some time will meditation be experienced. Deep meditation requires the spinal column to be straight and […]

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Benefits of Vajrasana (Thunderbolt Pose)

Benefits of Vajrasana (Thunderbolt Pose)

Benefits of Vajrasana : How to do it :  Vajrasana (thunderbolt pose) Kneel on the floor. Bring the big toes together and separate the heels. Lower the buttocks onto the inside surface of the feet with the heels touching the sides of the hips. Place the hands on the knees, palms down. The back and head […]

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