Easy yoga and yogic exercises for beginners. Learn yoga from the comfort of your home.
Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.
The main components of yoga are postures (a series of movements or asanas designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing.
The practice originated in India about 5,000 years ago, and has been adapted in other countries in a variety of ways.
Yoga is Indian physical, mental, and spiritual practice or discipline. Derived from the Sanskrit word yuj, Yoga means union of the individual consciousness or soul with the Universal Consciousness or Spirit.
The science of Yoga imbibe itself the complete essence of the Way of Life, including - Gyan Yoga or philosophy, Bhakti Yoga or path of devotional bliss, Karma Yoga or path of blissful action, and Raja Yoga or path of mind control.
Raja Yoga is further divided into eight parts. At the heart of the Raja Yoga system, balancing and unifying these various approaches, is the practice of Yoga Asana.
Breathing Techniques (Pranayama) & Meditation (Dhyaan). The practices of yoga help us to transcend the physical and mental limitations and come to the easeful state of simply being true Self.
There are many different styles of yoga, such as Ashtanga, Iyengar and Sivananda. Some styles are more vigorous than others. Some may have a different area of emphasis, such as posture or breathing.
Popular yoga Poses Bandha, Meditation, Mudra, Pranayama:
Bharadvaja’s Twist or Bharadvajasana I
Big Toe Pose or Padangusthasana
Boat Pose or Paripurna Navasana
Bound Angle Pose or Baddha Konasana
Bow Pose or Dhanurasana
Bridge Pose or Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
Camel Pose or Ustrasana
Cat Pose or Marjaryasana
Chair Pose or Utkatasana
Child’s Pose or Balasana
Cobra Pose or Bhujangasana
Big Mind Meditation or Dhyana
Breath Retention or Kumbhaka Pranayama
Channel Cleaning Breath or Nadi Shodhana Pranayama
Upward Abdominal Lock or Uddiyana Bandha