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Definitions of Yoga

Sanskrit definition of yoga Yoga means ‘union’ or ‘connection’. In Sanskrit, the word ‘yoga’ is used to signify any form of connection. Yoga is both a state of connection and a body of techniques that allow us to connect to anything.Conscious connection to something allows us to feel and experience that

Surya Namaskar

Surya Namaskar, which is known as “Sun Salutation” in English. Surya Namaskar, an age-old yogic practice, is a comprehensive exercise, which contributes to mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. Surya namaskara is a series of twelve physical postures. These alternating backward and forward bending postures flex and stretch the spinal column

Chandrasana Crescent Moon – Yoga

CHANDRASANA CRESCENT MOON - YOGALevel Of Difficulty: Beginning INSTRUCTIONS 1. From Mountain pose, interlace the fingers, pointing the index finger up over the head, press the feet into the floor and reach the fingers and crown up while relaxing the shoulders down and back.2. Exhale and press the right hip out to the

Balasana Child – Yoga

BALASANACHILD Level Of Difficulty: Basic INSTRUCTIONS 1. From Table pose, exhale and lower the hips to the heels and forehead to the floor. Have the knees together or if more comfortable, spread the knees slightly apart.2. The arms can be overhead with the palms on the floor, the palms or fists can be

Utkatasana Chair – Yoga

UTKATASANACHAIR Level Of Difficulty: Beginner INSTRUCTIONS 1. In Mountain pose with the feet together or hip width apart, inhale the arms forward parallel to the floor with the palms facing down.2. Exhale and bend the knees, squatting down. Reach the hips down and back as if you were going to sit on the

Utkata Konasana Goddess Squat – Yoga

UTKATA KONASANAGODDESS SQUAT Level Of Difficulty: Beginning INSTRUCTIONS 1. From a standing position with the feet 3 feet apart, bend the elbows at shoulder height and turn the palms facing each other. Turn the feet out 45 degrees facing the corners of the room, and as you exhale bend the knees over the

Vrikshasana Tree – Yoga

VRIKSHASANATREE Level Of Difficulty: BasicINSTRUCTIONS 1. From Mountain pose, bend the right knee shifting all the weight into the left leg. Turn the right knee to the right wall resting the heel against the left leg.2. Look down at the floor and stare at one point. Slowly slide the right foot up