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Prasarita Padottanasana (Wide-Legged Forward Bend)

Prasarita Padottanasana ABCD

The wide-legged forward bend or Prasarita Padottanasana (Prah-sah-REET-ah- Pah-doh-tahn-AA-SUN-aa) is like an energised version of yoga. It helps in increasing blood circulation to the brain while stretching the legs, arms and back of a person. The name of this yoga asana comes from the Sanskrit language. Prasarita means outstretched, pada means foot, ut means intense, […]

Natarajasana Yoga, Its Meaning & Benefits

Natarajasana

Natarajasana is done with a balance which helps in strengthening the legs. A full body stretch is involved in doing this asana which involves chest, shoulders, thigh, calves, knees and ankles, hips, abdomen and spine. Practicing this asana regularly helps in developing grace and concentration. Natarajasana is known for its stretching, balancing and aesthetic abilities. […]

Uttana Shishosana (Extended Puppy Pose), Benefits, Meaning & Its Variations

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Uttana Shishosana or the extended puppy pose is much easier and less complicated version of performing a forward twist that almost everyone should practice in their yoga session. Practicing this asana regularly is considered to be a great stress buster and calms the mind and the body. The name of this yoga asana is a […]

Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana (Revolved Half Moon) Sequence, Meaning & Benefits

Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana

The Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana or the revolved half moon pose is a standing yoga pose which is done with a much needed and balance and the ability of body to twist. It is pronounced as (PAHR-ee-VREE-tah ARD-uh chan-DRAHS-uh-nuh) and is a combination of four Sanskrit words. The word “Parivrtta” means revolving, the word “Ardha” means half, […]