How to do Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) – Steps, Benefits and Contraindications

August 19, 2019By Ankush DhimanBasic Level Asanas No Comments

Dhanurasana (धनुरासन) or the Bow Pose is a backbend that looks like an archer’s bow. (Dhanur= Bow) Pronounced – Dhu-nuur-aa-sun-aa Benefits of Dhanurasana (Bow Pose) Helpful in mild backache, anxiety and fatigue. Helps to reduce gastrointestinal disorders. Improves blood circulation. Helps to correct the hunching of upper back. Stimulates abdominal organs, liver. Re-aligns the spinal … Read More

How to do Ustrasana (Camel Pose) – Steps, Benefits and Contraindications

July 22, 2019By Ankush DhimanIntermediate Asanas No Comments

Ustrasana or the Camel Pose is an intermediate level posture, this pose helps in strengthening the back, uplifts mood, improves digestion. Ustrasana also opens up your heart chakra. (Ustra= Camel) Pronounced – Oohs-tra-aa-sun-aa  Benefits of Ustrasana (Camel Pose) Strengthens your back and shoulders Helps in relieving lower back pain Improves digestion and flexibility, alleviates constipation … Read More

How to do Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose) – Steps, Benefits and Contraindications

July 8, 2019By Ankush DhimanBasic Level Asanas No Comments

Setu Bandha Sarvangasana or the Bridge Pose brings your awareness to your back, this pose is quite beneficial for backache and also helps you to rejuvenate and energize your mind. (Setu = Bridge, Bandha = Lock) Benefits of Setu Bandha Sarvangasana (Bridge Pose) Relieves backache Good for thyroid Keeps spine healthy Improves digestion as it stretches … Read More

How to do Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose) – Steps, Benefits and Contraindications

July 2, 2019By Ankush DhimanIntermediate Asanas 2 Comments

Bhujangasana (भुजंगासना) or the Cobra pose is one of the gentle backbends that is helpful in relieving backache, it also helps in improving digestion and overall health of the spine. Benefits of Bhujangasana Relieves backache Keeps spine healthy Beneficial for abdominal organs like liver and kidneys Helps in menstrual and gynecological disorders Eases constipation Good … Read More