Recap of Yoga Posts



Year 2015 brought in quite a few changes on my blog, one being the focus on Yoga posts. Since I did learn Yoga during my school days, and have been practicing it on a daily basis for a long time now, I thought it would be great to share the same with my readers. In case you did miss the Yoga posts I published previously, then here is a recap of the same. Just click on the image and it will take you to the post.

1. King Pigeon Pose or Eka Paada Raajakapotasana

‘Eka Paada Raajakapotasana’ i.e., ‘One Legged King Pigeon Pose’. (Eka = One, Paada = Foot/ Leg, Raajakapota = King Pigeon, Aasana = Pose). I’d recommend this pose for those who are well versed with the basic of Yoga stances and are ready to move on to a little more demanding stances / poses. For more click on the image below

King Pigeon Pose and it's benefits, How to do Yoga Eka Pada Rajakapotasana, How to be fashionably fit

2. Acro Yoga – Front Bird Pose

Acro Yoga is a holistic combination of Acrobatics and Yoga, usually done by two or more people; it requires quite a lot of strength and balance than for normal Yoga practice. Featured here is a pose known as the ‘The Front Bird Pose’ that imitates a bird in flight, it is one of the basic poses that put your balance and stamina to test. Click on the image below for more:

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3. Utthita Parsvakonasana

Utthita Parsvakonasana is a Yoga pose where, you lean on one of the sides of your body and then extend your arms to get a full stretch. You pronounce it as – oo-THEE-tah  parsh-vah-cone-AHS-ana)
utthita = extended; parsva = side, flank; kona = angle and aasana = pose. For more click on the image below:

yoga utthita parsvakonasana, extended side angle pose and its benefits

4. Virabhadrasana -1

Virabhadrasana is a sequence of poses, that commemorates the exploits of a brave warrior named Virabhadra. Virabhadrasana in English roughly translates to Warrior Pose (Virabhadra = brave warrior + aasana = pose). Click on the image below for more:

Yoga basic stretches, Yoga Virabhadrasana 1 and its benefits, Yoga Warrior pose 1 and its benefits

5. Vrikshasana or Tree Pose

Vriksha in Sanskrit translates to Tree and asana means pose, this pose imitates a tree standing tall. Click on the image below for more:

Indian Street style fashion lifestyle blog, Yoga Vrikshasana and its benefits

6. Bhujangasana or Cobra Pose

Bhujangasana, pronounced as BHU-jung-AAHS-uh-nuh; Bhujang translates to Snake (Cobra); Asana means Posture or Pose; . So this pose resembles a snake with a raised hood. For more click on the image below:

bhujangasana and its benefits, basic yoga stretches

7. Ardha Anuvittasana

Ardha Anuvittasana or the standing backbend pose, is the first pose in Suryanamaskara. The sanskrit word Anuvittasana does not translate well into English. So, let’s just say that this pose is essentially a backward half-bend done while in Tadasana. For more click on the image below:

anuvittasana and its benefits, basic yoga stretches for beginners, Indian lifestyle and fitness blog

8. Paschima Namaskarasana or Backward Prayer pose

Paschima Namaskaraasana or the Reverse Prayer Pose.  Pashchima = West, refers to the back of the body, Namaskara = greeting. For more click on the image below:

paschima namaskara, fashion and fitness, reverse prayer pose, yoga

9. Butterfly Stretch or Titliasana

The Butterfly stretch for the lower half of your body. Also known as ‘Purna Titali Aasana’, where ‘Purna’ means ‘Complete’, ‘Titali’ means ‘Butterfly’. In this pose the legs spread out imitate the outstretched wings of the Butterfly in flight. For more click on the image below

Yoga, purna titali aasana, butterfly pose

10. Utkata Konasana or Goddess Pose

The goddess pose is essentially to stretch the lower half of your body, where as the forward bend is to stretch your upper half. For more click on the image below:

How to do goddess Squat pose with forward bend, Utkata Konasana and it's benefits, Yoga for back pain and stress relief

That was the recap of the year that was, with the Yoga poses I wrote about. Feel free to comment ‘coz I’d love to hear from you, you can also follow me on Facebook Twitter Bloglovin Pinterest | Instagram




18 Replies to “Recap of Yoga Posts”

  1. Chaicy, I think it’s wonderful that you share the yoga poses… I have no balance, I need to start with simple ones that can help me start getting balance xox ♡

    1. Launna, I’m glad that you feel that way! The ones I shared are basics and also help you with balance issues. If you could just do one or to easy ones out of this list. It’s enough 🙂

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