Legs up the wall - viparita karani with wall support

Legs up the wall pose- viparita karani

Viparita karani is also called as “Legs up the wall pose”. It is part of hatha yoga and it comes under either Mudra or Asana. How do you do legs on the wall pose? Lie on the yoga mat and keep your body relaxed. The legs and hands should be straight. The legs should be…

seated forward bend

Intense Dorsal Stretch – Seated forward bend – Paschimottanasana

Intense Dorsal Stretch is also known as paschimottanasana, seated forward bend. This yoga pose is part of hatha yoga. How do you do a seated forward bend? Seated Forward Bend (or Intense dorsal stretch) is the yoga pose that gives you calmness to your mind and stretches your body from your feet to neck. After…

Janusirasana

Head-to Knee pose – Janusirsasana

The Janu Sirsasana is one the pose in the Ashtanga Yoga. This is also called the Head-to-Knee Pose, the Head-to-Knee Forward Bend, and the Head-on-Knee Pose. The word Januseerasana means “the head knee is in contact”. How do you do head to knee pose? First, sit on the yoga mat and make your position by…

Yoga Mudrasana

YOGA MUDRASANA – The weight loss yoga

Yoga Mudrasana is the well-known pose in weight loss yoga series. It is one of the variations of lotus pose or Padmasana. This pose represents the yogic seal or mudra in the form of yoga asana. When you do the yogic seal or mudra like a yoga pose, it becomes yoga Mudrasana. How do you…

Chair pose - Utkatsana

Chair pose – Utkatasana

How do you do Utkatasana? Chair yoga pose can be termed a strange asana. Stand upright on the floor and keep your feet about 3/4 feet wide, and stretch both hands straight while sitting in half size. Sit on the floor in case of slight pain in the knees. While doing this asana take a…

Elevated lotus pose - uthita padmasana

Elevated Lotus Pose – Utthitha Padmasana

Uthitha Padmasana Meaning – In the ancient language Sanskrit “uthitha” means “elevated”. This posture needs to elevate our body in lotus pose from the ground by pressing the hands in the floor. Hence this pose got this name “elevated lotus pose”. Before doing this posture make sure you are comfortable with padmasana. Tulasana, balancing pose,…

Lotus Pose - Padmasana

Lotus pose – Padmasanam

What does the lotus pose mean? The lord Parameswaran, the creator of the world, is in this yoga pose. You can sit on the yoga mat by putting your left leg on the right thigh and right leg on left thigh. It is necessary to touch the lower abdomen with the heel. The fingers should…