Warrior 3 (Virabhadrasana III)

वीरभद्रासन Vīrabhadrāsana: Virabhadra = the name of the mighty Warrior. This Warrior pose variation is one of the most challenging if we speak of the balance. The number 3 at … More

Crow Pose (Kakasana)

काकआसन Kakasana: kaka काक = “crow” Crow pose or Kakasana is the most straightforward arm balance that you can try to do practicing yoga. Doing it for the first time, … More

Wheel Pose (Chakrasana or Urdhva Dhanurasana)

चक्रासन: Cakrāsana= wheel pose  ऊर्ध्वधनुरासन: Ūrdhvadhanurāsana= upward facing bow As with all other backbends, this pose can help fight the consequences of the whole day sitting on your chair. When … More

Half-Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana)

अर्धचन्द्रासन:  ardha= half, candrā=moon After you master more straightforward balances like Tree pose or Warrior, you can go further and try performing the Half-Moon pose and its variations. This pose … More

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 प्रसव (parshva) meaning “side”, ुत (ut) meaning “intense”, तन (tan) meaning “to extend”, and आस (asana), meaning “seat” or “pose” This pose is also known as the Pyramid … 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