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Know your asana

All about different yoga asanas with technique and their benefits.

Vrikshasana or Tree Pose

Tree Pose is one of the first postures any yogi learns. This pose is known to enhance confidence and create a more positive level of self-esteem.

Garudasana or Eagle Pose

Garudasana or Eagle Pose is an asana that must be done only on an empty stomach. This asana helps to stretch the thighs, hips, upper back, and shoulders.

Anjaneyasana or Low Lunge Pose

This Asana opens up the mid-section of body, including lungs and heart. Low Lunge Pose stimulates the digestive and reproductive organs.

Padmasana or Lotus pose

Padmasana is the highly preferred asanas by yoga practitioner in the beginning stage to increase the focus of mind and concentration. It helps in improving the concentration power and calms the brain.

Chakrasana or Wheel Pose

Tree Pose or Chakrasana is a great way to help relieve sciatic pain over time. The leg lift opens your hips laterally and stretches out your inner thigh and groin, which is super yummy for athletes. 

Ustrasana or Camel Pose

Ustrasana stretches the front of the body, particularly the chest, abdomen, quadriceps, and hip flexors. It improves spinal flexibility, while also strengthening the back muscles and improving posture

Dhanurasana or Bow Pose

Bow pose is one of the few Yoga poses, which comprising the benefits of two different asanas i.e. Bhujangasna and Shalabhasana. Dhanurasana give maximum stretch on the abdomen and abdominal sides.

Vajrasana or Thunderbolt Pose

Vajrasana or the kneeling yoga pose is also called the diamond pose or the thunderbolt pose. Vajrasana modifies the blood flow in the lower pelvic region. Vajrasana is a sitting posture and can be used for meditation and prayer.

Balasana or Child's Pose

Child’s Pose is a common beginner’s yoga pose. It is often used as a resting position in between more difficult poses during a yoga practice. Practicing the pose before bedtime can help to release the worries of the day

Matsyasana or Fish Pose

This asana aims at being focused and resilient when you feel out of balance, just as the Matsya struck that balance between the earth and the sea.

Halasana or Plough Pose

It’s one of those asanas which you can’t perform half-heartedly because you may seriously injure yourself. You need to be extremely mindful, have great control over your breath and keep steady for at least 15 seconds. 

Sarvangasana or Shoulder Stand

Sarvangasana or shoulder stand is a yoga pose wherein the whole body is balanced on the shoulders. It strengthens the arms and shoulders and keeps the spine flexible.

Parvatasana or Mountain Pose

Parvatasana or the Mountain pose is part of the Sun Salutation series of asanas. It appears as the 4th pose and the 9th pose in the Sun Salutation or Surya Namaskara.