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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Virabhadrasana I
Virabhadrasana I (Sanskrit: वीरभद्रासन, [ʋiːrɐbʱɐd̪rɑːsɐnɐ]; IAST: Vīrabhadrāsana) or Warrior 1 Pose is an asana commemorating the exploits of a mythical warrior.
The name of this asana is roo...
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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...
Mayurasana
Mayurasana (Sanskrit: मयूरासन) or Peacock Pose is an asana where the individual assumes a peacock like posture. This asana tones up the abdominal portion of the body. It also strengthens the fore ...
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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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Bhujangasana
Bhujangasana (/ˈbuː.dʒænˈɡɑː.sɑː.nɑː/; Sanskrit: भुजङ्गासन; IAST: Bhujaṅgāsana) or Cobra Pose is an asana.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words bhujanga meaning "snake" or "serpent" and asan...
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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...
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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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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Uddiyana bandha
Uddiyana bandha (Sanskrit: उड्डियान बंध, Uḍḍiyāna Bandha) is the abdominal bandha described and employed in hatha yoga. It involves, after having exhaled all the air out, pulling the abdomen under the...
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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Trikonasana
Trikonasana (trih-koh-NAH-sah-nah; Sanskrit: त्रिकोणासन; IAST: trikoṇāsana) or Triangle Pose is an asana. Variations include utthita trikonasana (extended triangle pose), baddha trikonasana (bound...
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Garland Pose
The mālāsana, or "Garland Pose", is a term for a squatted yoga asana. The term is being used for various asanas, all involving a squatted position, and the arms folded around the legs while holding th...
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Sirsasana
Sirsasana, Shirshasana (sher-SHAH-sahn-ah; Sanskrit: शीर्षासन; IAST: Śīrṣāsana), Sirshasana, or Headstand is an asana.In the Supported Headstand (Salamba Sirsasana), the body is completely inverte...
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List of asanas
Asanas are yoga-poses. This page describes common asanas.
Hatha yoga asanas were first described in the sutras. In modern times as more books were written by different yogi or guru, the nomenclatu...
List of asanas - Wikipedia