Poses

7 Yoga Poses to Help You Fall Asleep

7 Yoga Poses to Help You Fall Asleep

Having trouble falling (or staying) asleep? Yoga can come to the rescue. Yoga isn’t just about getting in shape or building a toned body, it’s about relaxing your mind and achieving inner peace. And that’s just what’s needed if you suffer from insomnia or restless…

Easy Yoga Poses for Kids

Easy Yoga Poses for Kids

Yoga can do wonders in helping kids deal with the reality of modern day life. When yoga becomes a part of their already busy routine, kids will learn to handle life and all that comes along with it. Yoga for children is excellent for the…

The Best Standing Yoga Poses Worth Trying

The Best Standing Yoga Poses Worth Trying

Yoga is one of the most beneficial forms of exercise out there. It offers physical, spiritual, and mental balance that no other type of workout can provide the body. There are so many unique poses that offer different benefits, and learning each of their benefits…

Yoga Techniques Offer Natural Relief for Migraines

Yoga Techniques Offer Natural Relief for Migraines

A migraine is a form of headache, throbbing, recurring headache usually on one side of the head often accompanied by nausea. It occurs when a person in under severe stress or has gotten over that state. Even people like Freud and Caesar suffered from it….

The Best Yoga Poses for Beginners

The Best Yoga Poses for Beginners

You’ve heard all about the amazing benefits of yoga, and are finally ready to experience it for yourself. With this popular discipline balancing mind, body, and, soul it is no wonder that the interest in yoga has skyrocketed in the past few years. Once you…

Hip Opening Yoga Poses

Hip Opening Yoga Poses

Yoga poses are created to target a variety of intentions. Your hips can become tight and stiff due to lower leg exercises, sitting at desks and generally, from overuse as well as underuse. For those with naturally tight hips, or for those who have developed…

7 Amazing Yoga Poses for Runners

7 Amazing Yoga Poses for Runners

Yoga has become one of the most popular activities in the United States with over 20 million practitioners. This is not surprising considering the many benefits yoga provides including, stress-relief, weight-loss, pain prevention, and muscle strengthening. Even though yoga may seem to be on the…

Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Yoga is great for people. It is a kind of exercise which people of all age group can practice. Cobra pose is a very common posture of Hatha yoga which in Sanskrit language is known as Bhujangasana. This is a basic yoga pose and it…

Plank Pose (Kumbhakasana)

Plank Pose (Kumbhakasana)

Yoga is highly beneficial for health and fitness enthusiasts. It is the best form of exercise for people of all ages. Plank pose (called Kumbhakasana in Sanskrit) is one of the most popular yoga poses that strengthens the spine and the arms and tones the…

Corpse Pose (Savasana)

Corpse Pose (Savasana)

The corpse pose, referred to as the Savasana in the Sanskrit language, is one of the best-known poses in yoga. Yes, it has a weird English name but its benefits are amazing. For example, it relaxes your muscles. It also improves your blood circulation and…

Downward Facing Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

Downward Facing Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

If practicing yoga is one of your aims then you must get familiarized to the Downward facing dog pose. It is one of the most basic, popular and all pervasive yoga poses. It is also known as Down Dog in English and Adho Mukha Svanasana…

Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

Chair pose is called as Utkatasana in Sanskrit. The overall benefits of this pose are that it aids in straightening the pelvic and thigh muscles. This pose is ideal for yoga practicioners of all levels and ability. It is a fantastic pose for women during…

Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

Yoga is known for its overall simplicity and certain poses help the body in numerous, and sometimes surprising ways. One of the easiest poses to perform in yoga is the mountain pose or Tadasana, as it is called originally in Sanskrit. The main purpose of…

Crow Pose (Bakasana)

Crow Pose (Bakasana)

The crow pose (also known as the crane pose) or Bakasana is an arm balancing posture and forms the basis for all other arm balances in yoga. Bakasana, which is often used interchangeably with Kakasana, inspires exceptional confidence as well as develops arms and core…

Sun Salutation 101

Sun Salutation 101

Sun Salutations also known as Surya Namaskar, are a traditional series of yoga poses, or asana, performed in the morning to greet the day.   There are many variations of Surya Namaskar; and the series of postures is often used to connect other yoga poses in…

Warrior Pose (Virabhadrasana)

Warrior Pose (Virabhadrasana)

Yoga is a worldwide phenomenon in today’s society and the Warrior Pose, also known as the Virabhadrasana in the ancient Sanskrit language, is the most recognizable symbol of this global art form. The Warrior Pose allows you to achieve inner peace as well as physical…

Pigeon Pose (Kapotasama)

Pigeon Pose (Kapotasama)

The pigeon pose, called Kapotasama in Sanskrit (the full name is Eka Pada Rajakapotasana) is a yoga pose that can be practiced by anybody. One of its key benefits is the reduction and elimination of the stress impact on the human body. In the beginning,…

Child’s Pose (Balasana)

Child’s Pose (Balasana)

The child’s pose is one of the easiest postures to perform in yoga and it is often performed as a resting pose. It’s ideal to utilize it between two difficult postures. The Sanskrit name for this is, Balasana. In which Bal means a child while…

Crane Pose (Bakasana)

Crane Pose (Bakasana)

Bakasana or Crane Pose is considered to be one the most vital of all arm balances. Practicing this pose will assist you to strengthen your arms and wrists and strengthen the abdominal muscles and the upper back which could assist with posture. It will also…

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