21.06.2017

Type of Yoga Postures

Ardhakati Chakrasana

Ardhakati Chakrasana"ArdhakatiChakrasana” is famous as half waist wheel pose as well. The bend from the waist sideways in this asana resembles the wheel.....
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Bhujangasana

BhujangasanaBhujangasana is a posture during which the body resembles a cobra. This asana is therefore popularly known as Cobra Pose as well....
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Chakrasana

ChakrasanaThe Chakrasana requires Yoga practitioners to achieve a backward bending posture, which may be difficult to perform initially....
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Dhanurasana

DhanurasanaDhanurasana is an asana in which the body resembles the shape of a bow in the final position. The asana is very commonly known...
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Ardh Halasanaa & Halasana

Ardh Halasanaa & HalasanaOne of the advanced asanas in Yoga, Halasana requires the body to resemble a plow in the final position. Also known as the Plow Pose....
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Matyasana

MatyasanaKnown as the Fish Pose, the Matsyasana is a relatively easy asana to perform and practice, and is a great step for Yoga novices....
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Natarajasana

NatarajasanaAlso known as the Lord of the Dance Pose, the Natarajasana’s primary influence is the mighty Hindu God, Shiva. Hailed as the Lord....
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Paschimottasana

PaschimottasanaThe Paschimottanasana, commonly known as the Forward Bend Pose, involves the whole body and stretches all vital parts from head to toe....
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Salabhasana

SalabhasanaThe Salabhasana is a posture or asana which falls under the category of Hatha Yoga. Popularly known as the Locust Pose in the west....
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Sarvangasana

SarvangasanaThe Sarvangasana or the Shoulder Stand Pose is an advanced asana that involves all major parts of the body, and is known for providing...
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Sasankasana

SasankasanaThe word ‘Sasanka’ in Sanskrit translates into a rabbit or a hare. As the name suggests, Sasankasana is a Yoga pose in which the....
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Sirsasana

SirsasanaSirsasana is often referred to as the ‘King of all Asanas’ in the Yoga community. It is one of several inverted asanas, which uses the principles...
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Trikonasana

TrikonasanaThe Trikonasana or the Triangle Pose is a Yoga posture that requires practitioners to keep their eyes open, unlike most other asanas....
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Ushtrasana

UshtrasanaUshtrasana is a Yoga pose in which the body of the practitioner resembles that of a camel. The word ‘Ushtra’ is a Sanskrit word and it....
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Vajrasana

VajrasanaVajrasana is one of the simplest asanas to perform for Yoga practitioners. Known also as the Diamond Pose or the Thunderbolt Pose in the west...
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Siddhasana

SiddhasanaSiddhasana, commonly known as the Accomplished Pose, is a sitting asana that is great for practitioners of meditation...
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Gomukhasana

GomukhasanaThe asana or posture of Gomukhasana has gained immense popularity within the Yoga community. The asana, whose name literally translates...
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Simhasana

SimhasanaIn the Sanskrit language, Simha stands for lion, and the Simhasana translates into the Lion Pose. While practicing this asana, the final position...
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Ardhamatsyendrasana

ArdhamatsyendrasanaAlso known as the Half Lord of the Fishes Pose, the ArdhaMatsyendrasana derives its name from a yoga guru called Matsyendranath...
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Yogasana

YogasanaThe practice of Yoga is generally referred to as Yogasana. It is a practice that goes back a long way in time, and in recent years...
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Mandukasana

MandukasanaMandukasana is an asana or posture in which the practitioner is required to assume the pose of a frog. Alternatively known as Frog Pose...
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Uttana Mandukasana

Uttana MandukasanaThis asana is a variant of the Mandukasana, and involves more stretching than the Mandukasana. The UttanaMandukasana is commonly...
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Mayurasana

MayurasanaThe word ‘Mayur’ stands for peacock in the Sanskrit language, and in the Mayurasana, practitioners assume the shape of a peacock....
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Padmasana

PadmasanaVeterans of the Yoga community see the Padmasana as the ultimate asana for attaining a meditative state. Through regular practice...
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