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.
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