Blog

Blog-23 – Ganda Bherundasana

Meaning: Gandaa = Cheek or Face : Bherunda = Intense/ powerful/ fearful/ extreme/ terrible : Asana = Pose What is Ganda Bherundasana? Ganda Bherunda refers to a bird (like an eagle) which has two heads/ face and is believed to have or possess magical strength. This pose means Formidable Face pose which basically means it ends resting flat on your

Read More

Blog-22 – Natarajasana

Natarajasana Meaning: Nata = Dance : Raja = King : Asana = Pose What is Natarajasana? In Hindu Mythology, Nataraja is a name given to Lord Shiva, for he used to perform a cosmic dance to rejuvenate his emotions, thus restoring balance in the universe. This posture mimics one of the dance poses of Lord Nataraja. Demonstration Method- steps: Step

Read More

Blog-21 – Ardha Matsyendrasana

Meaning: Ardha = Half : Mats = Fish : Indra = King : Asana = Pose What is Ardha Matsyendrasana? This asana is named after the Yogi Matsyendranath. The name is taken from the Sanskrit words. This is also called half spinal twist pose. Demonstration Method- steps: Step 1 – Sit up with legs stretched out straight in front of

Read More

Blog-20 – Poorna Salabhasana

Meaning: Poorna = Full/ Complete : Salabha = Grasshopper/ Locust : Asana = Pose What is Poorna Salabhasana? Poorna Salabhasana, the name comes from Sanskrit, Salabha meaning “grasshopper” or “locust”. This asana is the reverse posture to the cobra posture. The asana activates the lower waist down area of the body. So this asana gives maximum benefit when done after

Read More

Blog-19 – Urdhva Dhanurasana

Urdhva Dhanurasana Meaning: Urdhva = Upward : Dhanur = Bow : Asana = Pose What is Urdhva Dhanurasana? Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward Bow Pose) is an uplifting posture. It stimulates the nervous system and opens the heart, and can leave you glowing with energy and vitality for the rest of the day. Urdhva Dhanurasana can also be used as a tool for

Read More

Blog-18 – Purna Dhanurasana

Purna Dhanurasana Meaning: Purna = Full/ Complete : Dhanur = Bow : Asana = Pose What is Purna Dhanurasana? Purna Dhanurasana commonly known as Full Bow Pose is an advanced asana. The Sanskrit name Purna Dhanurasana is derived from three words, the first Purna, which means Full, the second Dhanur, which means Bow and the third Asana, which means Posture. This asana gives an intense stretch to the abdomen.

Read More

Blog-17 – World Health Day

World Health Day – 7th April (Every Year) The World Health Organization was founded on the principle that all people should be able to realize their right to the highest possible level of health. “Health for all” has therefore been our guiding vision for more than seven decades. It’s also the impetus behind the current organization-wide drive to support countries

Read More

Blog-16 – Bhujangasana

Bhujangasana Meaning: Bhujang = Cobra : Asana = Pose What is Bhujangasana? Bhujanga means snake in Sanskrit. The Bhujangasana is also called the cobra pose. This energizing backbend resembles the raised hood of a cobra. It is often practiced on its own or as a part of Surya Namaskar. Demonstration Method- steps: Step 1 – Lie on your stomach and

Read More

Blog-15 – Traditional Food Habits and Yoga for children

Help our Children understand our Traditional Food Habits: Let us give the traditional foods to our children, for that we should know what our ancestors ate. We are living in the world of Junks, fast foods and processed foods which is the primary reason for allergies and chronic diseases. Let us give healthy foods like dry fruits (almonds especially), fibrous

Read More

Blog-14 – Garudasana

Meaning: Garuda = Eagle: Asana = Pose What is Garudasana? Garuda is the Sanskrit term for eagle. Indian mythology suggests that Garuda was the king of all birds. Being a representation of the mythical phoenix, they say that the Garuda identifies itself with the “all-consuming fire of the sun’s rays”. Demonstration Method- steps: Begin by standing in Tadasana. Bend your

Read More