How to Practice Sirsasana

Sirsasana
Inversions are necessary elements of an advanced yoga practitioner’s daily regimen. Sirsasana is rightly hailed as the king of all the yoga asanas. It is a great peak pose that works by defying gravity. Hence, it is essential to navigating through a powerful sequence to prepare the body and mind for the culmination. Sirsasana Meaning It...

Vajrasana – Yoga Pose After a Heavy Meal

How to do Vajrasana
Vajrasana or Diamond Pose helps you relieve tension (among other benefits). There are 3 variants, including Supta Vajrasana and Laghu Vajrasana. Vajrasana is composed of two words: "vajra" and "asana". Vajra means "ray" or "diamond", and asana means "posture". If you look at a yogi from behind while practicing the Vajrasana, you will realize that his silhouette looks like a diamond. How to...

How to Do Dhyana Mudra? What are the Benefits?

Dhyana Mudra
Do you know about Mudra? Mudra is called the hand position. We perform it with the fingers of our hands in order to open or close the energy circuits during our meditation. Dhyana means meditation in Sanskrit so that Dhyana Mudra is the meditation mudra. Dhyana Mudra helps you find the emptiness of your mind, so...

How to Practice Chakrasana – The Challenging Backbend Pose

Chakrasana
The pose is also called the Urdhva Dhanurasana and is a backbend. This pose is quite often the culminating pose in a backbend series as many find it challenging. Chakrasana could cause undesirable pain in the lower back and shoulder, especially if the core strength is inferior. Hence, it is essential to follow a...

Gomukhasana – Learn Cow Face Pose

Gomukhasana - Cow Face Pose
Go means "cow" and Mukha means "face". In Gomukhasana, the energy channels of ha and tha are crossed, favoring the balance of the body. This posture is based on the face of the cow since the feet are in the shape of cow's horns. Gomukhasana Step by Step Sit on the floor with your legs stretched out in front of you. Your back...