The asana is dedicated to the sage Koundinya. Eka pada koundinyasana II is a split-legged arm balance that is sometimes dubbed “flying splits” as it resembles a front split hovering away from the floor. In this video Rohini Manohar from Chennai Yoga Studio shows us How to do Eka Pada Koundinyasana II – Advanced Arm Balancing.
Surya Namaskar, the Sun Salutation, is a series of 12 postures performed in a single, graceful flow. Surya namaskar is the most basic sun salutation. In the Ashtanga primary series, each practice starts with 5 rounds of surya namaskar. Energize your body as you stretch and strengthen all of its major muscle groups in sun salutations, or surya namaskar. Today Rohini Manohar from Chennai Yoga Studio shows us Ashtanga Yoga: Surya Namaskara B (Sun Salutation B).
Lizard Pose (Utthan Pristhasana) is a great stretch for the hip flexors, the hamstrings, and the quadriceps. Incorporating Lizard into your yoga practice can help to improve the flexibility of your hip ligaments and strengthen the muscles in your legs. Today in ‘Yoga and You’ Dhivya from Dhivyam Yoga shows us how to do Lizard Pose – Utthan Pristhasana.
Badhakonasana is also popularly known as the Butterfly Pose because of the movement of the legs during the posture, giving the appearance of a butterfly flapping its wings. Targeting primarily the legs, it is the perfect antidote to relax and stretch the muscles of the legs. This yoga pose will relax your body, mind and soul that will comfort your tired feet. Toda in ‘Yoga and You’ Dhivya from Dhivyam Yoga shows us how to do Butterfly Pose – Badhakonasana.
If you suffer from any wrist sensitivity due to carpal tunnel, arthritis, or injuries you might begin to wonder if you can still do yoga. To answer this question Rohini Manohar from Chennai Yoga Studio shows us the Simple Hands Free Yoga Sequence. Do watch the video and practice!
Sciatica refers to pain radiating along the sciatic nerve, which originates in the lower spine as a combination of several nerves from the low back region. The nerve branches from the spine to the left and right buttocks and then travels down the back of the legs, at about the middle of the thighs, to the feet.
Today in ‘Yoga and You’ Rohini Manohar from Chennai Yoga Studio shows a simple yoga sequence to sure Sciatic pain.
Dolphin Pose is very much similar to the Downward Facing Dog Pose, with the forearms lying on the ground instead of your palms.
Dolphin requires an open chest, shoulder girdle as well as willing hamstrings. Dolphin pose is one of those Asanas that help you set up your psyche and body for a full reversal. Dolphin Pose calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression. It stretches the shoulders, hamstrings, calves and arches while strengthening the arms and legs. Today in ‘Yoga and You’ Dhivya from Dhivyam yoga shows us How to do Dolphin Pose – Ardha Pincha Mayurasana.