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Shalabhasana: The locust pose

The Sanskrit word ‘Shalabh’ stands for grasshopper or locust, which is a kind of green insect, generally found in the grass. The final pose of the asana shalabhasana looks alike a…

Chakrasana: Urdva Dhanurasana

Chakrasana is an extremely back bending asana that when in final stage looks like a wheel. For the beginner, this asana may seem a little bit tough but immense practice can lead each and…

Bhujangasana: The Cobra pose

The literary meaning of the word ‘Bhujang’ is Cobra. The final stage of Bhujangasana looks exactly like a Cobra who is ready to attack its prey and from there the significance of the word…

Uttan Tadasana: The palm tree pose

This yoga posture has been named this way because at the final stage the asana forms just like a palm tree which means Tadasana in Sanskrit. Else there is also another name for this asana…

Plow Pose or Halasana

The Halasana is an advanced level pose, which is extremely simple when it comes to practicing. This is named the plow pose since hala is for plow and asana simply means pose. This pose can…

Setubandhasana or Bridge Pose Steps

Setubandhasana is also known as the bridge pose since it looks like a bridge. This pose is good for stretching of the chest, neck, and back while relaxing your entire body. When you are…

Yastikasana: Steps to good health

If you are looking for the definition of this asana then you must be aware of the literary meaning of this term Yastikasana. This very word ‘Yastikasana’ is consisted of two Sanskrit words,…