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Eka Pada Koundinyasana Yoga Poses & Health Benefits

Eka Pada Koundinyasana Yoga – Eka Pada Koundinyasana or the one-legged pose is one of the balancing poses which strengthens the arms, neck and wrists. In Sanskrit “Eka” means ‘One’, “Pada” means ‘Foot’ and “Koundinya” means ‘a sage’ and Asana stands for Pose. So this yoga posture dedicated to the Sage Koundinya I. Eka Pada Koundinyasana …

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Eka Padasana (One Foot Pose) Yoga Poses & Health Benefits

Eka Padasana Yoga – Eka Padasana Yoga posture is also known as One Foot Pose. This yoga posture is a balancing asana which is commonly used in Sun Salutation. Eka Padasana is a Sanskrit word and in this “Eka” means ‘One’ and “Pada” means ‘Leg or Foot’, so we called it One Foot …

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Dhanurasana (The Bow Pose) Yoga Poses & Health Benefits

Dhanurasana Yoga – Dhanurasana or The Bow Pose is a basic yoga posture which commonly used in Hatha yoga. The name “Dhanurasana” comes from the Sanskrit words Dhanura which means “bow” and Asana means “posture” or “seat”. In the final position, this yoga posture looks like the shape of the Dhanush, that’s why we called …

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Dandasana (The Staff Pose) Yoga Poses & Health Benefits

Dandasana Yoga – Dandasana or the Staff Pose is very simple yoga posture which starts from sitting pose. The word “Danda” comes from the Sanskrit word which means stick and the meaning of Asana is Posture. That’s why we called it The Staff Pose or Sitting Pose. This yoga posture will be …

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Chakrasana (The Wheel Pose) Yoga Poses & Health Benefits

Chakrasana Yoga – Chakrasana or The Wheel Pose is also known as Upward-Facing Bow Pose. In final position this yoga posture looks like a wheel, so we called it Chakra Pose or Wheel Pose. The name “Chakrasana” comes from the Sanskrit words “Chakra” which means wheel and “Asana” means Pose. It is a backwards-bending …

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Brahmacharyasana (The Celibate’s Pose) Yoga Poses & Health Benefits

Brahmacharyasana Yoga – Brahmacharyasana or the Celibate’s Pose is a power of Focusing and Boosting the Mental Dominance. Brahmacharya means, “restraint, control over all senses and especially over the sexual energy.”  This self-control requires transmutation of the sexual perspective in both man and women is very potent and can be used for evolution and reaching …

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Bhujangasana (The Cobra Pose) Yoga Poses & Health Benefits

Bhujangasana Yoga – Bhujangasana or the Cobra Pose is the stretching yoga exercise of the front torso and the spine. In this yoga posture, the head and trunk resemble a cobra with a raised hood that’s why we called it Cobra Pose. In Sanskrit “bhujanga” means snake and “asana” means pose. It is the eighth …

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Bhadrasana (The Gracious Pose) Yoga Poses & Health Benefits

Bhadrasana Yoga – Bhadrasana or The Gracious Pose is a bais yoga pose which is suitable for all beginners. Bhadrasana Yoga activates the Mooladhara chakra. Bhadrasana is a Sanskrit which is a combination of two words that is ‘Bhadra’ means ‘auspicious’ and ‘asana’ means ‘pose’. This yoga asana commonly used in Hatha yoga. This asana is a destroyer …

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