Urdvah Mukha Svanasana

Upward facing Dog is one of the most known Yoga postures in the Hatha Yoga tradition, Popular in the Sun Salutations to stretch open the chest and heart and strengthen the wrist and shoulders. Below is a list of the benefits of this powerful posture : Stimulate the organs of the abdomen. Improve posture, by […]

Ardha Matsyendrasana – Lord of the fish pose

This asana is named after the great yogi Matsyendranath (9th century Yoga guru who founded Hatha Yoga). The name comes from the Sanskrit words ardha meaning “half“, matsya meaning “fish“, eendra meaning “king“, and asana (आसन ) meaning “posture” or “seat“. The name Vakrasana comes from the Sanskrit “Vakra” (‘twisted or reverse‘). This posture is […]

Gomukhasana – Cow Face Pose

The Sanskrit meaning of the word “Go” means Cow, Mukha ( meaning face) and asana (meaning posture). This posture is known as cow face because the lower limbs resemble the face of a cow. This particular posture helps to open the hips, Hips are oftentimes the storage pot for stress, anxiety, and also fear. The […]

Triangle Pose – Trikonasana

Triangle pose stretches the legs, ankles, hips, muscles around the knee , hamstrings, calves, shoulders, and spine.  Also stimulates function of abdominal organs. The posture requires effort to maintain proper alignment in the back and legs, which helps to correct any curving or hunching in our posture during the day. Triangle provides a combination of […]

Tree Pose- Vrksasana

Tree Pose helps improve focus and concentration while calming the mind, with it’s calming and meditative effects, the standing posture is like that of a seated meditation posture but standing. The same concentration is there. Tree pose stretches the side body, thighs, groins, torso, and the shoulders.The pose strengthens the feet, ankles, and calves. It […]