Garbhasana – Fetus In Womb Pose, Right Method, Benefits

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Garbhasana / Garbha Pindasana, in this the practitioner assumes the shape of a fetus and hence the name. It is a sitting as well as balancing Yoga pose. Garbhasana is an intermediate level pose and is performed in sitting position. It additionally involves stretch and … Read more

Gomukhasana – Cow Face Pose, Right Method, Benefits

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Gomukhasana, in this pose the position of the legs resembles the face of a cow and hence the name. The thighs and calves are placed in such a way that they are wide at one end and tapering at the other. It is a seated … Read more

Lolasana – Pendant Pose, Right Method, Benefits, Dosha Effects

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Lohasana is a hardcore and intermediate level arm balancing pose. In the final pose the practitioner is moving front and back just like a hanging pendant. Therefore, it is called as pendant pose. It is also known to strengthen the flexors of hips and muscles … Read more

Natarajasana – Lord Of The Dance Pose, Right Method, Benefits

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Natarajasana, in this pose the practitioner assumes the shape of lord of the dance, another name given to Lord Shiva. In the final pose the practitioner resembles Lord Shiva in a dancing pose and hence the name. Word meaning Natarajasana – Lord of the Dance … Read more

Pavanamuktasana – Wind Relieving Pose, Right Method, Benefits

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Pavanamuktasana – wind relieving pose or wind liberating pose is a reclined pose. It helps to release trapped gas from your intestine and hence the name. It is also called as Vatayanasana. This pose may be combined with Ardha Pavanamuktasana to tap more benefits. The … Read more

Supta Kurmasana – Sleeping Tortoise Pose, Right Method, Benefits

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Supta kurmasana, in this pose the practitioner assumes the pose of a tortoise in sleeping position and hence the name.Supta = sleeping / recliningKurma = turtle / tortoiseAsana = pose It is called as – Sleeping tortoise pose Reclining tortoise pose Reclining turtle pose It … Read more

Tolangulasana – Weighing Scale Pose, Right Method, Benefits

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Tolangulasana, in this pose the practitioner assumes the shape of a weighing scale and hence the name. The name also explains that the pose bestows upon you a sense of balance while practicing it. This is an intermediate to advanced Yoga pose. Tolangula = weighing … Read more

Eka Pada Rajakapotasana – Right Method, Benefits, Dosha Effects

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S Eka Pada Rajakapotasana is a deep backbend pose. In the final pose the practitioner puffs up his chest and assumes the shape of a pigeon and hence the name. It is a seated pose that increases flexibility. It offers wide range of physical and spiritual … Read more

Gorakshasana – Right Method, Benefits, Dosha Effects

By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.SGorakshasana is also called as ‘Goraknath Pose’ or ‘Cowherd Pose’. It is an intermediate level yoga pose. It is a remedy for various mental and physical health ailments. It is one of the advanced seated Yoga posture. It is often used for meditation. It is described … Read more

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