Anshu Vyas Seetharaman

Tone your waist and hips in 5 steps

Variation II of Extended side/lateral triangle pose or Utthita Parsvakon Asan.

08 Feb 2018

Stretch to strengthen your knees

V ariation I of Extended side/lateral triangle pose or Utthita Parsvakon Asan. This is a simple variation where the arm position is different.

01 Feb 2018

Tone your abdomen and leg muscles

This asan is named after a chair and Utkata also means uneven or imbalanced. You are learning to do the basic version today.

25 Jan 2018

Bend forward to get rid of gastric problems

Ardh uttana asan works on your lower back and abdomen. However this stretch is much more intense and your forward fold can greatly improve by regular practice.

18 Jan 2018

Trouble with bloating issues? Try this hands-to-feet stretch

The simple Sanskrit translation of Padhastasan is hands-to-feet posture.

11 Jan 2018

Bend and clasp your toe to heal slipped disc

Padangusthanasan or the big-toe-pose is another dynamic standing posture where we clasp the big toes.

04 Jan 2018

Back pain? Do the snake pose for some relief

Bhujanga means serpent or cobra- this is commonly known as the cobra pose. This is an important yogasan as it targets the upper back and shoulders and is one of the steps in suryanamaskar.

28 Dec 2017

Strengthen your legs with a triangle

Parivratta Trikonasan: (Reversed or flipped Triangle pose). The difficulty level of this one is high. I like this pose because it engages my attention and makes me strive for that perfection.

07 Dec 2017

Strike the half moon for your knees

Ardhchandrasan: This is the half moon pose — a standing posture. This is an advanced pose for those whose bodies are strong and flexible.

30 Nov 2017

All your muscles feel the stretch

This translates as ‘extended-flipped-side-lateral-angle’ posture. Utthita ‘Parivratta’ Parsavakonasan is a ‘flipped’ variation of the yogasan we looked at last Thursday — Utthita Parsvakonasan.

23 Nov 2017

Tone down with the triangle pose

Extended side/lateral triangle pose or Utthita Parsvakon Asan requires a warm-up before commencing as a large number of muscle groups are involved.

16 Nov 2017

Strike a pose for strength and stamina

This is the third variation of Veerbhadrasan.Veerbhadrasan III: This yogasan is an advanced but beautiful balancing pose named after Veerbhadhra— a warrior.  

09 Nov 2017