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The Peacock Pose In Yoga

Yoga is probably one of the most commonly practiced exercises all around the globe. Numerous poses of yoga help increase flexibility and range of motion, and relieve the pains and the aches of the body. Not only do they help lower your resting heart rate, but they also lower blood pressure and improve lung function. [&hellip

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The Different Types Of Yoga In Brief

Yoga is becoming a more and more popular activity in the Western world today. The number of places holding Yoga classes is on the increase and there is a plethora of different types of Yoga. With a choice of Hatha Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Power Yoga, Iyengar Yoga, Bikram Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga and many more it [&hellip

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Swara Yoga – Explore The Yoga World With It

Swara yoga is an ancient, closely guarded and esoteric science with its origins in the Tantras. There is not much information on Swara yoga and the main text is known as Shivaswarodaya which is the dialogue between Shiva and Parvati. Previously it was taught only from Guru to disciple. Swara means continuous sound. It is [&hellip

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Kundalini Yoga – Tips On How To Perform

Although there are many types of yoga, and it may be impractical to try them all, experiencing some of the main branches — including Kundalini yoga — will give you a fuller grasp of yoga’s essence and benefits. Kundalini yoga isn’t just another practice, however. It’s often referred to as the mother of all yoga, [&hellip

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Pavana Mukta Asana – The Wind Relieving Pose

The Sanskrit word pavana means air or wind and mukta means freedom or release, therefore this is the “wind relieving posture” so named because it assists in releasing trapped digestive gas from the stomach and intestines. 1 Lie flat on the back in the shava-asana.   2 Inhale and bend the right knee and pull [&hellip

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Chakra Asana – The Wheel Pose

Chakra, from the root cak (“to move”) means wheel and therefore this is the Wheel Posture. The cakra-asana is also known as the urdhva-dhanurasana. Urdhva means raised, elevated or upright and dhanur means bow. Both “wheel posture” and “raised bow posture” describe the appearance of this asana. 1 Lie flat on the back in the [&hellip

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Trikona Asana – The Triangle Pose

The Sanskrit word tri means three and kona means corner or angle. Thus “three corner or three angle posture” is often called the triangle posture. This posture is also known as the utthita trikona-asana. Utthita means stretched or extended thus this is the Extended Triangle Pose. 1 Stand in the tada-asana (Stand with both feet [&hellip

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Vriksha Asana – The Tree Pose

“Standing straight on the left leg, bend the right leg and place the right foot on the root of the left thigh. Stand thus like a tree on the ground. This is called vriksha-asana.” 1 Stand with the feet together and the arms by your sides (see the tad-asana).   2 Bend the right leg [&hellip

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Akarna Dhanura Asana – The Sooting Bow Pose

The Sanskrit word karna means ear and the prefix “a” means near to or towards. Dhanur means bow-shaped, curved or bent. The “bow” here referred to is a bow as in “bow and arrow.” Literally we could translate this as the near-the-ear bow posture but because of the obvious appearance of the posture we’ll call [&hellip

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Yoga Helps In Increasing Your Height Too

In trying to increase your desired height, have you done anything and everything just to attain it? Have tried all the pills who promised to increase your height in no time. You have seen all the herbs and medicines’ TV commercials that will increase your height. Well, maybe you have not tried everything. There is [&hellip

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Anjaneya Asana – The Salutation Pose

The Sanskrit word anjaneya means salutation or praise from the root anj which means to honor, to celebrate, to anoint. 1 Sit comfortably in the vajra-asana (thunderbolt pose).    2 Kneel up on your knees until your back, buttocks and thighs are aligned.   3 Extend your left foot foward bending your left knee at about a 90 [&hellip

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Hala Asana – The Plow Pose

The The Sanskrit word Hala means plow, as in a traditional plow that is drawn by a horse or oxen. When performing this posture your body resembles a plow. 1 Lie flat on the back in the shava-asana.   2 Inhale through the nostrils. Place the palms face-down on the floor. Keeping the hips on [&hellip

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Siddha Asana – The Adept Pose

The Sanskrit word siddha means accomplished or adept, one who has attained the highest. The name implies the attainment of a perfectly stilled mind and the experience of peace that results from meditation. The siddha-asana is a recommended pose for meditation. 1 Begin in a seated posture. Bend the left knee and grasp the left [&hellip

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