Vrksasana – 2 Vrksa means a tree. Technique 1. Stand in Tadasana. 2. Bend the right leg at the knee and place the right heel at the root of the left thigh. Rest the foot on the left thigh, toes pointing downwards. 3· Balance on the left leg, join the palms and raise the arms […]

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Tadasana (also called Samasthiti) – 1 Tada means a mountain. Sama means upright, straight, unmoved. Sthiti is standing still, steadiness. Tadasana therefore implies a pose where one stands firm and erect as a mountain. This is the basic standing pose.   Technique I. Stand erect with the feet together, the heels and big toes touching […]

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Asana An asana is a body posture, originally and still a general term for a sitting meditation pose,[1] and later extended in hatha yoga and modern yoga as exercise, to any type of pose or position, adding reclining, standing, inverted, twisting, and balancing poses. In the Yoga Sutra, Patanjali writes of asana as the third […]

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What is Yoga?

Yoga The word Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit root yuj meaning to bind, join, attach and yoke, to direct and concentrate one’s attention on, to use and apply. It also means union or communion. It is the true union of our will with the will of God. ‘It thus means,’ says Mahadev Desai in […]

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