Asana Guide to Adho Mukha Svanasana

Downward-Facing DogPose type: Inversion Introduction The Downward Dog Pose or Adho Mukha Svanasana increases core muscles and improves circulation due to a full-body stretch. This leads to better flexibility throughout the entire body. This asana may feel challenging if you have stiff shoulders or hamstrings. If you’re flexible, you want to be cautious to avoid …

Asana Groups & their purposes 

A balanced yoga session contains all of the important aspects of yoga. Effective Yoga practices should include the most effective poses from all yoga groups listed below. Different yoga postures affect and develop the body in individual ways. Each asana group has something unique to offer to the yogi.  Including all of the asana groups …

A dozen Asanas & their benefits (Part II)

Locust Pose – Shalabhasana  Shalabhasana is an intense backbend posture that supports building muscles in the lower back and stretches the entire back. The Asana also strengthens pelvic organs, legs, hip joints, and arms Due to the breath-triggered movements onto the stomach, you will feel massage and stimulation of your inner organs.  The posture may …

A dozen Asanas & their benefits (Part I)

Sirshasana – Headstand The pose brings fresh oxygenated blood into the brain, the spinal cord, and the eyes, which can prevent issues with vision and other eye-related difficulties.  The perfect blood flow into the brain stimulates the Pineal gland, also known as the third eye, where melatonin is being built. The hormone is responsible for …

A little Sun Salutation Guide

Surya (Sun) Namaskara (Salutation) If you ever visited a Yoga class, you may have practiced a Sun Salutation already. Usually, this is the warm-up in each class. There are different variations of Surya Namaskara. The most common ones are the Surya Namaskara A, Surya Namaskara B (Both most common in Vinyasa Yoga), and Surya Namaskara …