Blogs Of Vinyasa Yoga Academy

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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Benefits of Vinyasa Yoga regular practice

Benefits of Vinyasa Yoga regular practice

The word “vinyasa” can be translated as “arranging something in a special way”. Like yoga poses, students coordinate movement and breath while flowing from one pose to the next. Vinyasa is also the term used to describe specific sequences commonly used during a...

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Benefits of Yoga

Benefits of Yoga

Weight loss, a strong and flexible body, glowing beautiful skin, peaceful mind, good health – whatever you may be looking for, yoga has it on offer. However, very often, yoga is only partially understood as being limited to asanas (yoga poses). As such, its benefits...

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Yoga anatomy

Yoga anatomy

Anatomy specific to yoga can be difficult to understand without some knowledge of what yoga is and what yoga aims to accomplish. Yoga anatomy examines the body structures that are used during specific yoga actions and why they are important to examine. By gaining...

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Vinyasa Yoga Philosophy

Vinyasa Yoga Philosophy

Vinyasa literally means “connection” and Vinyasa yoga is the practice of breath-synchronized movements. The flow is composed of a series of yoga poses where the yogi moves with the power of breathing. Practicing Vinyasa allows students to feel as if they are dancing...

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