Asana
In the practice of Yoga, Asana denotes the art of sitting still and also any posture useful for restoring and maintaining a practitioner's well-being and improving the body's flexibility and vitality,...
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Great Reasons To Start Alternate Nostril Breathing
Your nose is exceptionally clever. Simply by practising a few rounds of alternate nostril breathing (pranayama) for a few minutes each day, you can help restore imbalances in your brain – improve slee...
Pranayama
Prāṇāyāma (Sanskrit: प्राणायाम prāṇāyāma) is a Sanskrit word meaning "extension of the prāṇa or breath" or "extension of the life force". The word is composed of two Sanskrit words: prana, life fo...
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Surya Namaskara
Surya Namaskara ([suːrjɐ nɐmɐskɐːrɐ]; IAST: Sūrya Namaskāra) also known in English as Sun Salutation (lit. "salute to the sun") is a common sequence of asanas. Its origins lie in India where its large...
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Yoga series
Yoga series consist of asanas done in sequence. The most common yoga series is Surya Namaskara or the Sun Salutation, originating in the Hatha Yoga system.
Surya Namaskara Sanskrit for Sun Salutat...
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Pāśāsana
Pasasana (Sanskrit: पाशासन; IAST: pāśāsana) or Noose Pose is an asana.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words pasa (or pasha) (पाश, pāśa) meaning "noose" or "snare", and asana (आसन) meaning "post...
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Makarāsana
Makarāsana (Sanskrit: मकरासन) or Crocodile Pose is an asana.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words makara meaning "crocodile" and asana (आसन) meaning "posture" or "seat".
Halasana
Halasana (hah-LAH-sah-nah; Sanskrit: हलासन; IAST: Halāsana) or Plow Pose is an asana.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words hala (हला) meaning "plow" and asana (आसन) meaning "posture" or "sea...
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Great Reasons To Start Alternate Nostril Breathing
Your nose is exceptionally clever. Simply by practising a few rounds of alternate nostril breathing (pranayama) for a few minutes each day, you can help restore imbalances in your brain – improve slee...
Hasta Vinyasas
Hasta Vinyasas (Sanskrit: हास्त विन्यास; [ɦɐːstɐ ʋin̺jɐːs̺a]; IAST:Hāsta Vinyāsa) are a set of yoga vinyāsas which primarily involve movement of the arms.The Hasta Vinyasas are:Pārśvabhāga (Latera...
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Paschimottanasana
Paschimottanasana (PASH-ee-moh-tan-AHS-anna; Sanskrit: पश्चिमोत्तानासन; IAST: paścimottānāsana), Seated Forward Bend, or Intense Dorsal Stretch is an asana.Together with Padmasana (lotus), Siddhas...
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Jalandhara Bandha
Jalandhara Bandha (IPA:/ɟɐːl̺n̺d̺ʱɐrɐ bɐndʱɐ/; Sanskrit: जालन्धर बंध, IAST: Jālandhara bandha) is the chin Bandha described and employed in Hatha Yoga.
Jālandhara bandha comes from Sanskrit. ...
Surya Namaskar Origins
Surya Namaskar is a Yoga series. The practice supports development of the koshas, or temporal sheaths, of the subtle body.
There are numerous references of praising the Sun for the purpose of good...
Shavasana
Shavasana, Savasana (shah-VAH-sah-nah; Sanskrit: शवासन; IAST: śavāsana), or Corpse Pose is an asana.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words Shava (शव, Śava) meaning "corpse", and Asana (आसन, Ā...
Backbend
A backbend is a gymnastics, contortion, or dance move, where the spine is bent backwards, and catching oneself with the hands. Throughout the move, the abdominal muscles, obliques, and legs are used t...
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Viparita Karani
Viparita Karani (Sanskrit: विपरीतकरणी ; IAST: viparītakaraṇī) or Upside-Down Seal is an asana.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words viparita meaning "inverted" or "reversed", and karani mean...
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Ardha Matsyendrāsana
Ardha Matsyendrasana (Sanskrit: अर्धमत्स्येन्द्रासन; IAST: Ardha Matsyendrāsana), Half Lord of the Fishes Pose, Half Spinal Twist Pose or Vakrasana is an asana. The asana usually appears as a sea...
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Salabhasana
Salabhasana, Shalabhasana (Sanskrit: शलभासन; IAST: Śalabhāsana), Locust Pose, or Grasshopper Pose is an asana.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words "shalabh" which means "grasshopper"
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Añjali Mudrā
Añjali Mudrā or praṇāmāsana (Sanskrit: प्रणामासन) is a hand gesture which is practiced throughout Asia and beyond. It is used as a sign of respect and a greeting in India and Sri Lanka and amongs...
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Gomukhāsana
Gomukhasana (goh-moo-KHA-sah-nah; Sanskrit: गोमुखासन; IAST: Gomukhāsana) or Cow Face Pose is an asana.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words Go (गो, Go) meaning "cow", Mukha (मुख, mukha) mean...
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Hanumanasana
Hanumanasana (Sanskrit: हनुमानासन) or Monkey Pose is an asana.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words Hanuman (a divine entity in Hinduism who resembles a monkey) and asana (posture), and com...
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Dhanurasana
Dhanurasana (DAH-noo-RAH-sah-nah; Sanskrit: धनुरासन; IAST: Dhanurāsana), Bow Pose, or sometimes Urdva Chakrasana (Upward Wheel Pose) is an asana.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words Dhanura (धन...
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