Utkatasana or Utkata Asana is a posture where you will see the weight of the body is on the toes and the body is raised above the ground. Therefore in Yoga literature, this posture has been named as the Posture of Sitting on the Toes. Method of Utkata Asana Sit on the floor with the […]
Yoga Asanas and Postures
Asanas are the third part of Yoga. Through yoga asanas, we get control over our body, thereby making it disease-free and of stable health. Therefore, we must practice asanas bodily and mentally till we are able to get highest quality of power. Yoga literature describes a number of asanas and pranayams (postures and breathing exercises), by doing which the stamina of body and mind increases.
The body gets cleansed by following Yoga Rituals* (Shatkarma). Asanas make the body strong, Mudras* (Yoga Symbols) make the body stable, Balanced Diet* (Pratyahar) results in patience, Breathing Exercises* (Pranayamas) make the body light, Dhyana*(meditation) results in mental control. Control over the mind is the way to achieve nirvana.
Matsyasana, Matsy Asana or Fish Pose is a well-known yoga pose. In Sanskrit, Matsya means the fish. This posture resembles the shapes of a fish. Moreover, a person can swim in water for hours while in this posture. Therefore also, this posture is called the Fish Posture. Actually, this Fish Posture is complementary of the Plough […]
In this Yoga posture, the body forms the shape of a plough. That is why this posture is called the posture of the plough. Practice of this posture provides flexibility to the backbone, makes it active. Muscles of the neck work properly. Therefore, there are no complaints of the neck and the body glows. How […]
This is a Yoga posture through which the muscles of the entire body get the exercise and all parts of the body get cleansed. Thyroid gland is particularly benefited by this posture. When thyroid gland works properly, many other activities of the body become orderly. The impure blood of all the organs of the stomach […]
Sheersha Asana is a very famous, advantageous and most talked about Yoga posture in the world over. The disease-removing qualities which are there in all the 8.4 million Yoga postures taken together, are there in this single Yoga posture. Therefore, the entire Yoga education and practice can be found in Sirsha Asana alone. That is why […]
How to do Eka Pada Artha Dhanurasana Lie supine. Bend the knees and let them touch your hips. Raise your arms, bend them at elbows and let your palms touch the ground near your shoulders Keep a gap of one foot between your feet and the same gap between your hands. This way, you will […]
In this Posture, legs and feet are raised above the ground while lying supine. That is why this posture is called the Posture of the Raised Feet. This posture reduces the fat around the stomach and makes the body shapely. In women, this posture removes the past-delivery loosening of the muscles of the stomach and […]
Yoga asanas has proved its power to reduce the weight of the body with the asana practice. When we talk about yoga, the important part in yoga are the asanas. Asanas are body postures that stretch your whole body with a series of side, upward, downward being exercises. These have already proved to be the […]
Chakrasana is the posture of the wheel. In this posture the outline of the body becomes circular. That is why this posture is called ‘Posture of The Wheel’. From scientific point of view, this posture should be practiced after the Forward Bend (Paschimottana Asana) because in the Forward Bent in the forward direction, whereas in […]
Naukasana is a posture of the boat and very useful to strengthen lower body. Since this posture puts the body in the shape of a boat, that is why this posture has been named as ‘The Posture of the Boat’. If you want to know how to do Naukasana posture then read the complete details […]