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Kind of Yoga Asanas
August 24, 2018

Kind of Yoga Asanas

How to do Wind-Relieving Pose (Pawanmuktasana) Lie on your back with your feet together and arms beside your body. Breathe in and as you exhale, bring your right knee towards your chest and press the thigh on your abdomen with clasped hands. Breathe in again and as you exhale, lift your head and chest off the floor and touch your chin to your right knee. Hold…

Advanced Yoga Asanas
July 1, 2018

Advanced Yoga Asanas

Yesterday, I spent the afternoon teaching Teacher Training at Tranquil Space. As always, it was a fabulous experience and I left feeling exhilarated, exhausted and inspired. To me, there s nothing like a group of students who are hungry for more-who have chosen to study what they re studying because they truly love it- and who have so much knowledge, experience…

Patanjali Yoga Asanas
May 13, 2018

Patanjali Yoga Asanas

As a former collegiate gymnast, most yoga poses have come easily to me. I can do a Handstand with ease and transition from arm balances to inversions gracefully and weightlessly. And if you look at all those photos and videos of me doing the physical practice of yoga or peer at my life from the outside, it might look like I have it made, like I don’t have a care…

Defining Asanas
April 25, 2018

Defining Asanas

Asana can be defined as a physical Yoga posture or position that is designed to help master the body and enhance the body s functions. Yoga poses are, in essence, Yoga exercises creating strength and endurance, improving circulation and energy flow, cleansing organs and other systems, and expanding muscles and joints. With all these benefits of the Yoga poses…

Asana Meditation
April 7, 2018

Asana Meditation

Waking up in the everyday world usually means arising from sleep and opening your eyes. In yoga and meditation traditions, the act of awakening connotes removing the sleepiness of misperception and ignorance, allowing one to witness reality clearly. This awakening is often translated from the sanskrit word bodhi. You may recognize this word as part of other concepts…

Meaning of Asana
April 1, 2018

Meaning of Asana

Euphorbiaceae (castor, euphorbia, or spurge family) » Bridelia retusa bree-DAY-lee-uh -- named for the Swiss botanist Samuel Elisée von Bridel (1761-1828) re-TOO-suh -- meaning, rounded and notched tip commonly known as: spinous kino tree • Assamese: কহিব, kuhir • Bengali: geio • Chinese: 大叶土蜜树 da ye tu mi shu • Garo khasi • Hindi: ekdania, काझी kaji, kasai…

Information of Yoga Asanas
March 14, 2018

Information of Yoga Asanas

Yoga asanas is a body positions that has something to do with the sequence of sitting, standing and balancing postures to increase the body flexibility. Yoga asanas provide the individual with multifold benefits physically, mentally and also spiritually. It keeps us physically fit, reduces weight, normalizes blood pressure, controls stress and cholesterol level…

Beginner Yoga Asanas
February 12, 2018

Beginner Yoga Asanas

But it’s imperative to remember that yoga is not a skill, it’s a lifestyle — and it’s for everyone. You, too, can practice yoga. All it takes is consistently meeting yourself on the mat. Don’t let the myriad of philosophies, teachings, poses and asanas intimidate you. Just start somewhere, and when the time is right, you will pick up all of these deeper aspects…

Different Yoga Asanas
November 17, 2017

Different Yoga Asanas

So you killed leg day, but now you can’t even walk to the bathroom without being in pain. Post-workout muscle soreness is both a good thing and a bad thing. It’s a good thing because that indicates that you had a successful, muscle-building workout. Soreness is caused by the micro-tears in the muscles from working really hard. If you are sore, good job! You are…

Asana Yoga Poses PDF
November 10, 2017

Asana Yoga Poses PDF

Chances are at least one person in your life—a family member, someone you work with, or a good friend—has high blood pressure and takes one or more pills a day to bring it under control. Why so likely? Because high blood pressure—what doctors call hypertension—affects one in three adults in the United States. Elevated blood pressure, which increases the risk…

Bikram Asanas
August 19, 2017

Bikram Asanas

Bikram yoga, a discipline that takes its name from it s founder, is today one of the most popular forms of yoga. Those who are new to yoga itself may find it surprising, but there are various schools of thought and different disciplines within yoga. Hatha yoga and bikram yoga are probably the two most popular of these disciplines. While they do share a lot in…

Best Yoga Asanas for Lower back Pain
October 1, 2016

Best Yoga Asanas for Lower back Pain

Dr Dilip Sarkar MD, FACS, CAP, Retired Surgeon, President of IAYT …This is a masterpiece book that should be an essential resource for yoga therapists, health care professionals, yoga practitioners and instructors, and all individuals with back issues, who will find themselves coming back to the text time and time again for deeper study and practice. Discover…

Back Pain Yoga Asanas
October 22, 2015

Back Pain Yoga Asanas

Aching back? Menstrual cramps? Next time you re hurting, grab a yoga mat. That s right your favorite fitness class might also help heal you. For example, a new study in the Journal of Rheumatology found that among sedentary adults suffering from arthritis, 8 weeks of yoga helped improve their pain levels and general health and well-being. This adds to other research…

Basic Yoga Asanas with Names
January 10, 2015

Basic Yoga Asanas with Names

Get elephant s newsletter ~ Hatha Yoga Pradipika Here’s a quick guide to 25 of my own personal all-time favorite, complete with English names, Sanskrit names (in most cases) and brief instructions on how to practice the pose. However, each individual pose is a world itself—with a ton of variations and potential alignment cues. If you’re a beginner, it’s best…

What are Asana in Yoga?
August 23, 2016

What are Asana in Yoga?

MORE ON THE 8 LIMBS Asana is perhaps the most known limb of the eightfold path of yoga, and it often gets interpreted as Yoga itself. When we say we are going to do yoga, we mean Asana. We will take a yoga class, but what we really mean is Asana class. Since the aim of yoga is to find a union between the individual and the whole, and between the mind and the…

All Types of Yoga Asana
November 29, 2014

All Types of Yoga Asana

Postures Section Click image Our style of yoga is a combination of various types of yoga however it is very much along the lines with Iyengar and Ashtanga (Power Yoga). We believe that for the beginner that all styles have something to offer, so we are open to all aspects of the different practises, that way we are open to all and there is always something to…

List of Asanas with Pictures
October 24, 2014

List of Asanas with Pictures

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Names of Yoga Asana
April 14, 2017

Names of Yoga Asana

Shri Ramakrishna – one of the greatest yogis of the 19th century – often remarked that all, what we can perceive by the senses and for what we can find a name (the nama-rupa concept) is far from the Essence that cannot be named or seen. Further, that this is what keeps us anchored on the basic level of human existence. He also mentioned the kamini kanchan theorem…