27 Sep '18
History Of Yoga
Camel Pose: Ustrasana
- Beneficial for respiratory ailments
- Mild backache
- Menstrual discomfort
- Stretches the entire front of the body, the ankles, thighs and groins, abdomen and chest, and throat.
- Stretches the deep hip flexors (psoas).
- Strengthens back muscles.
- Improves posture.
Stimulates the organs of the abdomen and neck.
Reverse Warrior: Pārśva Vīrabhadrāsana
- Strengthens and stretches the legs, knees, and ankles.
- Stretches the groin, spine, waist, chest, lungs, and shoulders.
- Stimulates abdominal organs. Increases stamina.
- Relieves backaches, especially through second trimester of pregnancy.
- Therapeutic for carpal tunnel syndrome, flat feet, infertility, osteoporosis, and sciatica.
Prayer pose is a centering pose in yoga often used as a routine part of the sun salutation series or as a transitional pose between other standing poses. This pose is often used at the beginning and/or end of a yoga practice.
Neutralizes the positive side of the body (right, sun, masculine) with the negative side (left, moon, feminine).
Tree Pose: Vrksasana
- Strengthens thighs, calves, ankles, and spine.
- Stretches the groins and inner thighs, chest and shoulders.
- Improves sense of balance.
- Relieves sciatica and reduces flat feet.