Blogs Of Vinyasa Yoga Academy

PASCHIMOTTANASANA (SEATED FORWARD BEND)

PASCHIMOTTANASANA (SEATED FORWARD BEND)

This is one of the basic poses of Hatha Yoga, and it stimulates the center of your solar plexus. Along with acting as a tummy toning pose, the forward bend also offers an admirable level of stretch to the hamstrings, thighs, as well as hips. It is also ideal for those...

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7 BEST YOGA POSES FOR HYPOTHYROIDISM

7 BEST YOGA POSES FOR HYPOTHYROIDISM

Yoga For Hypothyroidism First of all you must opt for a generalised yoga sequence and pranayama which will help to boost your immunity, help to remove negative emotions, tones up the nervous system and will help to have a sound sleep at night. A healthy active body...

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BENEFIT OF MARJARYASANA-BITILASANA (CAT- COW)

BENEFIT OF MARJARYASANA-BITILASANA (CAT- COW)

Marjaryasana-Bitilasana (Cat-Cow) Steps: Bring your hands beneath your shoulders and knees beneath your hips. Inhale as you drop your belly button toward the earth and lift your heart and hips to the sky into Bitilasana (Cow Pose). Spread across your shoulders and...

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Lying on the stomach in the crocodile pose

Lying on the stomach in the crocodile pose

Lying on the stomach in the crocodile posture,  the ribs at the lower side of the rib cage are free to move with breathing. They expand with the inhalation and contract with the exhalation. when lying on the stomach, the back also rise and falls with each breath. By...

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Boat Pose

Boat Pose

Boat Pose Step by Step Sit on the floor with your legs straight in front of you. Press your hands on the floor a little behind your hips, fingers pointing toward the feet, and strengthen the arms. Lift through the top of the sternum and lean back slightly. As you do...

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Triangle Pose (Trikonasana)

Triangle Pose (Trikonasana)

Trikona – Triangle; Asana – Pose The asana is pronounced as Tree-kone-ahs-ana Unlike most yoga postures, the Triangle Pose requires keeping the eyes open in order to maintain body balance. How to do the Triangle Pose (Trikonasana) Stand straight. Separate your feet...

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Tadasana Mountain Pose

Tadasana Mountain Pose

Tadasana (Mountain Pose)   This pose teaches one to stand with majestic steadiness like a mountain. The word ‘Tada’ means a mountain, that’s where the name comes from. It involves the major groups of muscles and improves focus and concentration. It is the...

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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 knee. If you...

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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...

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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,...

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