Warrior 2 Pose (Virabhadrasana 2)

वीरभद्रासन Vīrabhadrāsana: Virabhadra = the name of the mighty Warrior. The set of Warrior poses (Warrior I, II, and III) is the basic one to build the necessary strength and … More

Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)

धनुरासन Dhanurāsana: dhanur=bow Being a backbend Bow pose remains a full-body activity. So if you are a whole-day sitter, try this to release the tension in the back and feel … More

Side Plank Pose (Vasisthasana)

Side plank is among the best strength-building poses in yoga. You can increase your arms’ strength and improve balancing skills even if you only do the Side Plank pose with … More

Intense Side Stretch Pose (Parsvottanasana)

पार्श्वोत्तानासना : Pārśvottānāsana This pose is also known as the Pyramid pose. It provides an intense stretch of the hamstrings and builds balancing skills. How to Get Into It Start … More

Bound Angle Pose (Baddha Konasana)

बद्धकोणासन Baddhakoṇāsana: baddha=bound, kona= angle How to Get Into It Start sitting on the mat. Ensure your pelvis is grounded and sitting bones have good contact with the rug. You … More

Revolved Triangle Pose (Parivrtta Trikonasana)

परिवृत्त त्रिकोणासन Parivrtta Trikonasana: parivrtta = revolved, trikona = 3 angles or triangle How to Get Into It First, Your Right Leg Start in the Mountain pose facing the front … More

Supported Shoulderstand (Salamba Sarvangasana)

सालम्ब सर्वाङ्गासन Salamba Sarvāṅgāsana: Salamba=supported, Sarvāṅga= all limbs or the whole body How to Get Into It To start, lay down on the mat. Don’t rush and ground your back … More

Seated Forward Bend (Paschimottanasana)

पश्चिमोत्तानासन Paścimottānāsana: paschima = back of body; uttana = straight or intense stretch How to Get Into It Begin in a seated position. Press your sitting bones and heels to … More

Bridge Pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana)

सेतु बन्ध सर्वाङ्गासन Setu Bandha Sarvāṅgāsana setu = bridge; bandha= lock; sarva = all, whole; anga = limb or body If you want to prepare yourself for a backbend, this … More