The Yoga Way of Life!

Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline, that aims to transform body and mind. The origin of Yoga has been speculated to date back to pre-vedic Indian traditions, but most likely developed around the sixth and fifth centuries BCE, in the same ascetic circles as the early sramana movements”

12 basic asanas

HEADSTAND – SIRSHASANA

An asana in which you balance on your elbows, arms, and head.

HOULDERSTAND – SARVANGASANA

An inverted pose, with your body resting on your shoulders.

PLOUGH – HALASANA

Objective: To stretch your cervical and thoracic regions.

FISH (MATSYASANA)

Lying on your back and arching your chest

SITTING FORWARD BEND – PASCHIMOTHANASANA

Stretching your spine forward

COBRA – BHUJANGASANA

Coiling your upper body up and back.

LOCUST – SHALABHASANA

Lying face down with lifted legs.

BOW – DHANURASANA

Balancing on your abdomen, in the shape of a bow.

HALF SPINAL TWIST – ARDHA MATSYENDRASANA

A lateral stretch for your entire spine

CROW POSE (KAKASANA)

Balancing in a squatting position

STANDING FORWARD BEND – PADA HASTHASANA

Bending forward in a standing position.

TRIANGLE – TRIKONASANA

A lateral bend resembling a triangle