Details Of Poses
In here you will find information detailing how to do each posture, sequences of postures, and the health benefits that may be experienced.
A Yoga Kriya For Renewal And Change
Change is inevitable in life and it all depends on how adaptable you are to it. When you flow with life, change is easier to cope with. This set of yoga exercises offer you both flexibility of body and mind.
Arm Support Postures
Arm balances and inversions are effective in building strength, stamina, focus, breath support and confidence in your own ability to achieve balance, both on and off the mat.
Half Lord Of The Fishes Pose
The Half Lord of the Fishes is a great pose and provides a deep twist on the spine. There are many benefits of regular practice, though caution is advised when starting out. Here I give you the steps to performing this pose safely.
Headstand Pose - Shirshasana
The yoga headstand has as many fans as it has abstainers due to its challenging nature. Mostly it is thought to be highly beneficial to practice the Headstand asana. Here you will find a step by step guide to help you get into this challenging position safely and effectively.
How To Do Sarvangasan (Shoulder Stand) Effectively
Sarvangasan, also know as the shoulder stand, can be quite a challenging posture to practice. Here I offer some of the benefits you can expect and tips on how to do it safely and effectively.
How To Do Ushtrasan (The Camel Pose) Effectively
Ushtrasan has many benefits when practiced properly. Here I give you insights into how to perform the posture and the benefits you are likely to receive.
How To Engage Your Bandhas
In Yoga there are what is called the bandhas, or “energy locks”. Find out how what these locks are and how to engage them to clear your mind and fuel your body, whether you’re on the mat or in a meeting!
Kamarchakrasan - The Wheel Pose
Kamarchakrasan is a fabulous posture to increase flexibility of the spine, and activate the chakras. Find out the many benefits of this simple yet effective posture.
Postures that promote opening of the hip and knee joints and full extension of the spine.
Matsyasan - The Fish Pose
The Fish Pose is beneficial for strengthening the spine and opening the chest. Here I detail how to do The Fish Pose either with legs straight or folded in Padmasan.
Practicing Halasan (The Plough)
This asana is a incredibly beneficial although it may take some time to master. I've outlined the main aspects of it here and provided details of how to perform The Plough safely.
Shavasan is a very important asan. It works on many levels, assisting with bringing harmony between the mind and body. Here I explain how to practice Shavasan for maximum benefits.
Prone means "face down" and these postures originate from laying face down on the mat. Prone postures promote building strength in the muscles of the back.
Practicing these postures will help increase your ability to sit comfortably on the floor and may contribute to a decrease in lower back pain.
Spotlight on Ardhchandrasan – Crescent Moon Pose
The Crescent Moon pose is a simple yet very effective posture when performed correctly. Here I offer some guidance on getting the most out of practicing the Crescent Moon, and increasing the benefits you can expect through regular and focused practice.
These asanas begin with standing on both feet. Building a firm foundation in these asanas create a strong sense of balance and body awareness.
These postures begin in svasana, or corpse pose, giving the body a rest from the constant exertion against gravity.
Tadasan - The Palm Tree
Tadasan is a simple yet effective asan bringing many benefits. Back pain and bad posture are rife this day and age, however, with the addition of Tadasan you may be surprised at the reduction in symptoms and renewed energy you experience.
The Butterfly Posture - Hip Opener
Yoga relies on a certain amount of flexibility of body and mind. This simple yet effective posture will assist in opening the hips and improving the quality of your meditation.
The Supine Spinal Twist
Practicing the Supine Spinal Twist brings great benefits to your body. It is simple to practice, and assists with spinal flexibility. Practicing twists daily helps us stay more active, and mobile.
The Tree Pose
Yoga is closely connected to nature, and through practicing it outdoors it is possible to feel in harmony with the ebb and flow of life. The Tree pose is fantastic for grounding and focusing the mind.
Tips For Balancing In Postures
Finding balance throughout postures is integral to any yoga practice. Once we achieve inner balance it usually becomes easier to achieve outer balance in our practice.
Trikonasan - The Triangle Pose
Trikonasan is a lovely posture which give an amazing stretch across the back, waist, and arms. By learning how to do Trikonasan effectively, it won't be long until you are reaping the benefits.
Yoga Exercises For Eye Protection
The eyes are not generally first to come to mind when you think of exercise. However, they are just as important as the rest of the body. Here I explore the benefits of eye exercises, and offer some for you to try.
Yoga In 15 Minutes
We all seem to lead hectic stressful lifestyles. Making time to relax and unwind is really important to our health, and well being. Here I offer a 15 minute yoga session that will stretch the whole body, and calm the mind.
Yoga Sequence To Prevent Disease Yoga Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Yoga Site Map
Kundalini Kriyas are sequences that help with specific conditions. When this kriya is practiced regularly, it helps to prevent disease. Regular practice can also increase flexibility and assist with digestion.
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