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Hanumanasana (Lord Hanuman Posture) -Instructions, Benefits & Contra-Indications

Hanuman is the Indian Monkey God. Hanumanasana describes the advanced yoga posture known as “Splits”. It counts as an advanced posture which needs much patience and consistent practise to be achieved. Don’t worry if you cannot get it right away! It takes some time to loosen your hamstrings, hips...

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Padahastasana (Hands to Foot Pose) -Instructions, Benefits & Contra-Indications

Padahastasana is incredibly beneficial for your back, abdomen and legs. The forward fold increases the flexibility of the hamstrings and massages the internal organs. Don’t worry if you cannot reach your feet yet. Steady practise and the right alignment will help you to improve quickly. Here are the instructions...

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Sophia-Theresa about her Yoga Teacher Training in India at Gyan Yog Breath

My Yoga Teacher Training in India at Gyan Yog Breath Did you know that Rishikesh is the world capital of yoga? I read about Rishikesh in a yoga journal and the city immediately caught my attention. Practising yoga in Austria gave me some insights into asana and pranayama, but...

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Mandukasana (Frog Pose)- Instructions, Benefits & Contra-Indications

Mandukasana (Frog Pose)- Instructions, Benefits & Contra-Indications Mandukasana is also known as Frog Pose. Frog Pose is extremely beneficial if you want to open your hips and release back pain. Instructions: 1. Keep your legs and knees together 2. Move your spine foward over the knees 3. Push your...

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Eka Pada Baka Dhyanasana (One-Legged Crane Pose)– Instructions, Alignment & Benefits

Eka Pada Baka Dhyanasana (One-Legged Crane Pose)– Instructions, Alignment & Benefits Eka Pada Baka Dhyanasana aims to balance the nervous system. It strengthens the arms and wrists and develops a sense of physical balance. Instructions: Assume the final position of baka dhyanasana Focus the gaze on the nose tip...

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Vipareeta Karani Asana (Inverted Pose) – Instructions, Alignment & Benefits

Vipareeta Karani Asana (Inverted Pose) – Instructions, Alignment & Benefits Vipareeta Karani Asana can be a preparatory posture for Sarvangasana. It gives similar benefits to Sarvangasana with less pressure on the neck. To begin with, it is necessary to bend the knees when raising and lowering the legs. Instructions:...

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Not a Matter of Size – Your Yoga Teacher Training in India

Yoga has become a global term and trend. Millions of people post insights of their yogic journey on social media like Instagram or Facebook. While yoga is often displayed as a „sport“ for slim people, we would like to remind you that yoga shouldn’t be limited to physical appearance...

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Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) – Benefits, Adjustment & Cautions

Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) – Benefits, Adjustment & Cautions Dhanurasana or Bow Pose is an excellent asana for freeing nervous energy in the cervical and thoracic area. It improves respiration and strenthens the leg muscles. The entire alimentary canal is reconditioned by this asana which leads to improved functioning of...

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Eka Pada Pranamasana (One-Legged Prayer Pose) – Benefits, Adjustment & Cautions

Eka Pada Pranamasana (One-Legged Prayer Pose) – Benefits, Adjustment & Cautions Eka Pada Pranamasana aims to develop nervous balance and strengthens the leg, ankle and foot muscles. You might know this posture as Vrikshasana or Tree Pose. Instructions: Stand up with the feet together and the arms at the...

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