Basic Yoga

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

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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

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Blog-13 – Importance of Yoga for children

Today’s children are raised in a highly competitive world where they have busy working parents, face immense social pressure for scoring better and forced to take up games or extra-curricular activities only to win a trophy. As a result, kids have a low self-esteem, health issues like high/low blood pressure, low immunity and lack of proper sleep at a very

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Blog-1 – Vasisthasana: (Side plank pose) – Part 1

Who is Vasistha? Vasistha is one of the Saptharishis (Seven great sages) in the seventh i.e., the present Manvantara. He is the Manasputra of God Brahma. He had in his possession the divine cow Kamadhenu and Nandini her child, who could grant anything to their owners. Vasistha is credited as the chief author of Mandala 7 of Rigveda. The Hymns

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