International Day of Yoga

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Simhasana

Simhasana benefits your face, jaw, mouth, throat and tongue. Problems like tightness of the jaw like teeth grinding, clenched jaws can get some relief by performing this asana regularly. This asana involves the stretching of the tongue as you are required to mimic the roaring lion. It can be treated as a very good asana which can remove your wrinkles and can be stated as an anti-ageing yoga asana. Pic: www.stylecraze.com

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Simhasana
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Halasana

Halasana stretches the shoulders and spine and improves flexibility. It stimulates the abdominal organs and the thyroid gland. It helps to reduce stress and fatigue and calms the mind. It is useful for backache, headache, insomnia, and sinusitis.

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Halasana
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Bhujangasana

Bhujangasana can work wonders for the spine as well as the back by increasing their strength and flexibility. It also makes the adrenal glands and the kidney stronger.

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Bhujangasana
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Parvatasana

Parvatasana stretches every muscle from the head to the toe. In addition to this it also improves blood circulation and prevents injuries by strengthening several fragile areas of our bodies. The pose stretches calf muscles, the hamstring muscles, the back and the forearms. This asana prevents and relieves carpal tunnel syndrome, rheumatic stiffness, and arthritis. It can be used for toning almost all of our body's muscles.

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Parvatasana
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Ustrasana

Ustrasana improves the functioning of the respiratory and reproductive organs functions. It also relieves stiffness in the back and shoulders.

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Ustrasana
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Paripurna Navasana

Paripurna Navasana or the boat pose works on the abdomen muscles. It tones large and small intestines and lower back muscles also. It also tones the hip flexors that attach your inner thigh bones to the spine. It provides you a sense of full body balance. It also stimulates the kidneys, thyroid, prostate glands, and intestines. It is helpful in the relieving stress and improving digestion.

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Paripurna Navasana
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Vrikshana

Vrikshasana increases balance, focus, and concentration; strengthens the thighs, ankles and knees; increases flexibility in hips, knees, and feet.

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Vrikshana
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Surya Namaskara

Surya Namaskar activates almost all the glands of the endocrinal system. Because of this internal activation, the pancreas, adrenal, thyroid, pituitary and some other glands begin to secrete their respective hormones in normal way.It corrects disorders of the pancreas, liver and cure constipation, wind troubles, indigestion, acidity, intestinal disorder. It takes away extra weight of abdominal area. It strengthens the spinal cord, energizes the inner cells and activates the whole nervous system. It allows us to use the body as an instrument of higher awareness, so that we can receive wisdom and knowledge.

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Surya Namaskara
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Savasana

It is an ultimate relaxing pose that provides relaxation to mind and body as well. It calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression. It reduces headache, fatigue, nervousness and helps to cure asthma, constipation, diabetes, indigestion, insomnia, and lumbago. It also improves concentration.

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Savasana
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