Yoga: Dhanurasana

November 16, 2016 | | 5 Comments

Dhanurasana, the bow pose, named after the Bow shape that your body resembles while doing it, aims at strengthening your core.

Dhanu =  bow, while asana = pose; pronounced as Dha-nu-raa-sa-na

How to do Dhanurasana:

  1. Lie flat on … Read More

Are you living the Yogic life?

July 28, 2016 | | 4 Comments

Yoga .. the much hyped fitness regime off late, that every celebrity is raving about. We all might be practicing Yoga, but the real question is are we living a Yogic life? Yoga is to bring in … Read More

Yoga: Utthita Paadangushtasana

July 18, 2016 |

Utthita Hastha Padaangushtasana or Extended Hand to big toe pose, is one of those advanced stretches in Yogasana. It simply means to bring your toes to touch your hand while standing.

Utthita  = Standing ; Hastha  = … Read More

Yoga Basics: Eka Pada Kapotasana

June 10, 2016 | | 2 Comments

The Eka Pada Kapotasana or the Pigeon pose is a variation of the Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana. (Eka = One, Paada = Foot/ Leg, kapota = Pigeon, Aasana = Pose). This pose is recommended for … Read More

Yoga Mudras: An Introduction

April 22, 2016 | | 2 Comments

Mudra, the sanskrit word translates to bodily gesture or just a hand position. Mudras when combined with yogasanas enable free flow of prana or energy, through breathing which stimulates different parts of the body. Because … Read More

Acro Yoga: Bow Pose

April 11, 2016 | | 4 Comments

I hope you have read my previous post on Acro Yoga, this pose is a slight variation from the previously shared Front Bird pose, If not then click here. Acro Yoga is a holistic combination … Read More

Yoga: Dandayamana Dhanurasana

March 21, 2016 | | 1 Comment

The next pose I’m introducing you to, in the Yoga series is the – ‘Dandayamana Dhanurasana’ or the ‘Standing Bow Pose’. This pose is said to be on the extreme scales of Bikram practitioners – for … Read More

Yoga: Prasarita Padottanasana

March 9, 2016 | | 2 Comments

I’m back with another post for basic Yogasanas, this one is called the Prasarita Padottanasana or the Wide legged . This pose has four variations. But I only will be talking about one of those … Read More

Mid-Week Yoga: Ardha Maalasana

February 24, 2016 | | 8 Comments

Today’s Yoga Post is about one of those squat stretches, the Ardha Maalasana or the Half Squat Pose, that aims at stretching and strengthening the lower half of your body. Ardha Malasana translates to Half … Read More

Urdhva Virabhadrasana 2

February 8, 2016 | | 19 Comments

The Next Post in the Yoga series is a variation to one of the basic Yogasana stances, called the  Virabhadrasana 2 or Warrior Pose 2 called the Urdhva Virabhadrasana 2, where Urdhva means Upward. We … Read More

Yoga – Urdhva Dhanurasana / The Upward Bow Pose

January 22, 2016 | | 24 Comments

I’m back with another Yoga post for our Yoga Series – Advanced Level. This one is called the Urdhva Dhanurasna or Upward Bow Pose or Chakrasana as per the Ashtanga Yoga Practice. The pose imitates the upward … Read More

Yoga – Ardha Matsyendrasana or Seated Half spinal twist

January 11, 2016 | | 26 Comments

The Ardha Matsyendrasana or the seated Half Spinal Twist is the next one featured in my Yoga Basic series. This pose is essentially a twist that gives a fantastic stretch to your back and relives the tension … Read More

Recap of Yoga Posts

December 27, 2015 | | 18 Comments

Year 2015 brought in quite a few changes on my blog, one being the focus on Yoga posts. Since I did learn Yoga during my school days, and have been practicing it on a daily … Read More

Yoga – King Pigeon Pose

December 12, 2015 | | 24 Comments

The next pose in the Yoga series is the ‘Eka Paada Raajakapotasana’ i.e., ‘One Legged King Pigeon Pose’. (Eka = One, Paada = Foot/ Leg, Raajakapota = King Pigeon, Aasana = Pose). I’d recommend this pose for those who … Read More