Salamba Sarvangasana I

Salamba Sarvangasana I- 2 Alamba means a prop, a support and sa together with or accompanied by. Salamba, therefore, means supported or propped up. Sarvanga (Sarva=all, whole, entire, complete; anga=limb or body) means the entire body or all the limbs. In this pose the whole body benefits from the exercise, hence the name.  Techniques for […]

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Mukta Hasta Sirsasana

Mukta Hasta Sirsasana- 6 Mukta means free. Hasta means hand. This is the most difficult varia­tion of Sirsasana to master. When it comes comfortably, one is a perfect master of the head stand. It is comparatively easy to balance in this asana, but it is extremely difficult to go up and come down keeping the […]

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Salamba Sirasana

Salamba Sirsasana- 5 Salamba means with support. Sirsa means the head. This is the head stand pose, one of the most important Yogic asanas. It is the basic posture. It has several variations, which are described later as the sirsasana cycle. Its mastery gives one balance and poise, both physic­ ally and mentally. The technique […]

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