Author Archives: Yoga For Body And Mind

Sarvangasana – The Shoulder Stand Posture

Sarvangasana known as shoulder stand pose in the English. Sarvangasana is a Sanskrit word. Sarv means all. Ang means body parts and asana means pose. So, Sarvangasana means yoga pose for all the body parts. Sarvangasana is very helpful to the body as it improves whole functionality of body. Sarvangasana benefits almost all the part… Read More »

Surya Namaskar – Sun Salutation

Surya Namaskar Steps | Sun Salutation Steps Stand facing the direction of the sun with both feet touching. Bring the hands together, palm to-palm, at the heart. Inhale and raise the arms upward. Slowly bend backward, stretching arms above the head. Exhale slowly bending forward, touching the earth with respect until the hands are in line with the feet, head touching knees.… Read More »

Chakra Asana – The Wheel Posture

How to Do The Wheel Pose Lie flat on the back in the shava-asana (corpse pose). While exhaling bend the knees and bring the feet as close to the buttocks as possible with the soles of the feet flat on the floor.  Bend the arms at the elbows and place the palms of the hands… Read More »

Dhanurasana – The Bow Pose

How to do The Bow Pose  Lie flat on the back in the shava-asana (corpse pose). Lie on the stomach with the head turned to one side and the arms alongside the body with palms facing upward. Turn the head and place the chin on the floor. Exhale, bend the knees, reach back with the arms and… Read More »

Ushtrasana – The Camel Pose

How to Do Ushtrasana – The Camel Pose Sit up on the knees with the heels of the feet pressed against the buttocks and the calves of the legs flat on the floor. Reaching backward, grasp the left ankle with the left hand and right ankle with the right hand. Inhale through the nostrils and… Read More »

Pavanmuktasan – The Gas releasing Pose

How to Do Pavanmuktasan – The Gas releasing Pose Lie down on the back, with legs together. Both the hands near to the body. Palms on the ground. Now first bend the right leg from knee and bring it upward. Then bend the left knee and bring it upward. Now bring both the knees towards the chest and for that… Read More »

Naukasana – The Boat Pose : Steps and Benefits

Naukasana Boat Pose Naukasana or Boat Pose is also known as Navasana. Word Naukasana is a Sanskrit word. Nauka or Nava means boat and asana means pose or posture or position. So in simple words,in this yoga pose body looks like boat that’s why it is known as Naukasana or Navasana or The Boat Pose. While performing Naukasana,… Read More »

Setubandhasan – The Bridge Pose

How to Do Setubandhasan – The Bridge Pose Lie down on the back, with legs together. Both the hands near to the body. Palms on the ground. Bend both the legs from the knees and pull up to the hips. Now press the sole of the leg with the ground and lift belly, back and hips… Read More »