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Ubhaya Padangusthasana
The term 'Ubhaya' would mean 'Both', 'Pada' would mean 'Foot' and 'Angustha would mean the 'big toe'. 1.Outstretch your legs in front of you with feet together. 2.Flex the knees and bring them close to the buttocks. 3.Hold the toes with ...

Supta Padangusthasana
Of the word Supta Padangusthasana, the word 'Supta' would mean 'reclining' 'Pada' would mean 'leg', 'Angushtha' would mean 'thumb' and 'Asana', 'posture'. 1.Lie down on your back with the legs outstretched. A folded blanket could be used for the head. 2.Bring ...
Uttanasana
'Ut' mean a particle that indicates intensity. 'Tan' the verb would mean to stretch or extend. This asana as it name goes stretches the spine. 1.Stand in Tadasana and tighten your knees. 2.Exhale and bend forward keeping your fingers on the ...
Ustrasana
The word Ustra means 'Camel' and hence Ustrasana. 1.Kneel on the floor and keep the thighs and feet together with toes resting on the floor pointing back. 2.Have your palms on the hips and stretch the thighs, curve the spine back, ...
Garudasana
Garuda means an 'Eagle', the vehicle of Lord Vishnu and the king of birds with white face, red wings, aquiline beak and a golden body. 1.Stand in Tadasana 2.Bend the right knee. 3.Bring the left leg over the right thigh ...
Vrksasana-The Tree Pose
The word Vrksa means tree. Hence Vrksasana or the Tree Pose. 1.Stand in Tadasana or Samasthiti 2.Bend the right leg at the knee and position the right heel at the root of the left thigh resting the foot on the ...
Tadasana (Samasthiti)
This is the basic standing pose. Tadasana simply implies a pose where the one who practises stands firm and erect as a mountain, with Tada meaning mountain in the term Tadasana and 'Sama' meaning upright, straight and unmoved in the prefix ...
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