Paschimottanansana 

It’s reduces fatty deposits in the abdomen. Remove anxiety, anger, stress, irritability and calms the mind. Stretches the spine and brings flexibility. Good for constipation and digestive disor...

Mandukasana

In Mandukasana, the body acquires the shape of a frog (manduk in Sanskrit). This asana exerts pressure on kidneys and makes them function better and remedies urinary disorders. Mandukasana tones the ...

Vajrasana

Vajrasana, also known as ‘diamond pose’, is best for practising breathing exercises and meditation. Regular practice of this asana makes you stronger and healthier. This is a simple asana that can be...

Dhanurasana

Dhanurasana consists of two words: Dhanu meaning ‘bow’ and Asana indicates a Yoga pose. Thus the name is ‘the Bow Pose’ because in the final position, the body resembles a bow. The asana strengthens ...

Naukasana

An asana where the body starts resembling a boat is called Naukasana. By doing Naukasana, the muscles of the waist, shoulders, thighs and hips become strong and flexible, reducing backaches and preve...

Ardhnaukasana

Ardha implies half and nauka implies boat. In English it is called half boat pose. This asana is effective in relieving back pain. The moment you do it, you feel better. As the hands and legs are rai...

Bhujangasana

In Sanskrit, “bhujanga” means serpent or snake and “asana” means pose; In English this asana is called cobra pose. This invigorating backbend was named such because Bhujangasana reflects the posture ...

Pawanmuktasana

This yoga pose, as its name suggests, is excellent for releasing abdominal gas. In this asana, the thighs put pressure directly on the stomach, because of which, apaan vayu situated in the large inte...

Setubandhasana

Setu Bandha or bridge pose gets its name from the Sanskrit words ‘Setu’, which means bridge, ‘Bandha’, which means lock, and ‘Asana’, which means pose. This pose resembles the structure of a bridge, ...

Nabhyasana

Nābhyāsana is a Sanskrit word referring to a type of posture used in Yoga.It is composed of the words nābhi (navel) and āsana (posture). Nabhyasana helps in reducing fat from the belly, improves the ...