Phalakasana (Plank Pose)

Phalakasana or Plank Pose is a transitional pose that prepares your body for other intense yoga poses. Similar to its name, the practitioner's body is held in a plank-like position, i.e., long and thin. This…

Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx Pose)

Salamba Bhujangasana is a beginner level yoga pose that also serves as an excellent warm up pose. It opens up your shoulder and chest area and stretches the spine. It is also a great way to alleviate…

Salamba Sirsasana (Supported Headstand Pose)

Also regarded as the King of Yoga Asanas or poses, Salamba Sirsana is a variation of the traditional Headstand pose. It displays a person's strength, beauty and control. The Supported Headstand Pose should only be…

Uttana Shishosana (Extended Puppy Pose)

Uttana Shishosana is one of the easiest and most basic yoga poses or asanas, making it the perfect one for beginners. It is a combination of two different asanas, the Child Pose and the Downward Facing…

Camatkarasana (Flip Dog or Wild Thing Pose)

Camatkarasana or the Flip Dog Pose meticulously combines backbend and single hand balance. Therefore, before practicing this asana or yoga pose, it is important to work on the strength of your arms and shoulders. This…

Kakasana (Crow Pose)

In Kakasana, the arms are bent like a crow. Hence, the name Crow Pose. This pose is categorized under the arm balancing poses in Hatha yoga style. Though this is an advanced level pose, for…