Matsyasana –The Fish Pose Yogendra Matsyasana; the fish pose is a cultural Asanas–for extremities. The way of folding the legs in this Asana resembles the tail of a fish while the rest of the body represents its body and head. It also enables one to float...

Konasana - The angle pose Let us learn how to do Konasana - The angle pose. Yogendra Konasana (I & II); the angle pose for sideward stretching of the spine. This asana stretches and contracts, alternately, the muscles of the thoracic region of the body, significantly...

Yogendra Parvatasana; The mountain pose. As the name suggests, it derives the benefits from the qualities of a mountain- stability, fixity and strength. This posture has three variations to provide all-round stretch and twist to spine. It is a cultural Asanas for lateral (upward) stretch...

Yogendra Garudasana Cultural Asanas–for extremities. Yogendra Garudasana; the eagle pose. It is important to maintain the flexibility of the body for physical and mental health. The suppleness and elasticity of the extremities as well as freedom of movement for the joints contribute in this flexibility. Yogendra...

Yogendra Bhadrasana; the throne pose. Cultural Asana–for extremities. Ancient India Yoga texts such as the Hatha Yoga Pradipika as well as the Gheranda Samhita mention this asana. Yogi Swatmarama describes it as one of the 4 main Asanas that can be done for prolonged meditation....

Yogendra Vakrasana - the (spinal) twist pose. Cultural Asanas–for torsion of the spine.As the name suggests, it is a simple and easy asana for giving the spinal column a half twist. Classical pose: Starting position:[ordered_list]Sit on the mat, legs fully stretched forward, toes together– pointing upwards and...