Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend Pose)

Paschimottanasana meaning Paschima (back of body, back), uttan (straight). Paschimottanasana benefits “Paschimottanasana is the best among asanas. By this asana the pranic currents rise through sushmna, the digestive fire increases, the abdomen becomes flat, and the practitioner becomes free from diseases.” (Hatha Yoga Pradipica 1:29) During Paschimottanasana practice manipura chakra …

Paripurna Navasana (Full Boat Pose)

In Sanskrit, “paripurna” means entire, complete, and “nava” means a boat. Full Boat Pose is used extensive in many yoga schools. Despite the seeming simplicity, this asana has a very multipurpose influence on the body. Paripurna Navasana (Full Boat Pose) benefits • strengthening of the abdominal, lower back and legs …

Agnistambhasana (Fire Log Pose)

Agnistambhasana benefits Agnistambhasana – Fire Log Pose – this pose intensifies the fire, is very effective tool for opening and stretching hips, groins, for the activation the pelvic and abdominal cavity organs. If you do this asana qualitatively and easily, you can be sure that your hip joints are ready …

Bakasana (сrane pose)

Bakasana takes its name from the word “baka” that means a crane. When you perform this asana, your body resembles the crane strolling along the water. Вakasana benefits Bakasana helps to strengthen arms, shoulders, back and abdominal muscles. There is also the great benefit of bakasana as a functional and …

Asana

Asana is a perfect body stability, constancy of the mind and the spirit. Often you can meet the reasoning of asana, as any comfortable position. But if this were so, it would be only about pleasure asanas (bhagasanah), which do not require high attention control, but not about yoga asanas. …