Tadasana(tah-DAHS-uh-nuh) may seem like just a fancy name for standing still,but did you know that there is an art to standing still? An unbalanced posture creates unnecessary stress and tension on certain parts of the…
Category: Yoga Asana
Our Yoga Asana blog has everything you need to know about yoga asanas (poses).
Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve been practicing for a long time, we have something for you to learn here.
We’ll provide warm-up sequences, in-depth instructions on how to get into different postures and even the ‘why’ behind each pose.
Beyond that, we’ll talk about the benefits of specific poses and how you can use them to enhance your life, no matter your level of practice.
But this section isn’t only for practicing yogis, it’s for teachers too. It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been practicing, we all need a refresher every once in a while. We have articles to answer your questions about different poses and even give you alternatives or modifications for each pose.
At Siddhi Yoga we believe in the foundations of the practice. Without a solid foundation, you’ll find it difficult to continuously grow your practice.
For those who are planning to do the yoga teacher training in India, we have prepared short videos series of asanas sequences to prepare your body before the course. You can start with this yoga warm up sequence first and then follow the Yoga Stretches for Beginners to Yogis of All Levels.
Alignment, balance and strength are key factors in building a dynamic practice. But learn one and not the others, and you’ll have a hard time taking your practice to the next level.
We need to be constantly learning about new ways to approach yoga to find the practice that will work best for us. There is no one right way to do yoga. It’s about finding the practice that works in your body and growing from there.
More than that, it’s important to know different ways of getting into each pose in order to practice them safely. While yoga is very healthy and holds an array of benefits, it can be a strenuous practice, one that, when not practiced with care, can lead to injury.
That’s why we have an entire section dedicated to asana practice. For students looking to learn more about the different ways to get into poses and teachers looking for modifications and alternatives to different poses, you’re in the right place.
Upavistha Konasana stretches your leg muscles, strengthens your back and also improves your posture. It requires you to maintain a neutral spine and not curve it too much, especially in the lower portion. To avoid…
Dwi Pada Viparita Dandasana is an advanced level yoga pose or asana. It is a combination of different yoga poses, like the Chakrasana, the Matsyasana, the Purvottanasana and the Sirsana. This pose requires intense body…
Ananta is one of the many nicknames of the famous Hindu God, Lord Vishnu. Coincidentally, Ananta also happens to be the name of a 1000 head celestial snake, Shesha-naga. According to legends, Lord Vishnu rested…
Physical Benefits Parivrtta Parsvakonasana (par-ee-VRIT-tah PARSH-vah-cone-ah-suh-nuh) is a more intensified version of Parsvakonasana– hamstrings are stretched more and become more flexible. The pose tones the thighs, calves and ankles and it rejuvenates the entire spine,…