Yoga therapy is a type of therapy that uses yoga postures, breathing exercises, meditation, and guided imagery to improve mental and physical health. The holistic focus of yoga therapy encourages the integration of mind, body, and spirit
Ardh Chakrasana Half Wheel Pose With Modification
In Sanskrit, Ardha means half, Chakra means wheel and Asana means a pose. This yoga posture is good for flexibility of the back and neck.
Shoulder supported bridge or simply Bridge, also called Setu Bandhāsana, is an inverted back-bending asana in hatha yoga and modern yoga as exercise
Makarasana yoga is also known as the crocodile pose and may be beneficial for stress-relieving, lower-back pain, sciatica, asthma, calming the mind, etc. The makarasana posture resembles a crocodile resting in water with its head and neck peaking above the water level.
In Utkatasana, the knees are hips-width apart and bent. The hips are back, and the chest is forward. Both arms are above the head, in line with the ears. The spine is elongated, and the sternum is lifted. This pose is shaped like a lightning bolt and is said to be powerful and stimulating.
Marjaryasana (Cat Pose)
The Marjaryasana yoga is also called the cat pose, where the word “marjari” means cat and “asana” means pose. This yoga posture is inspired by the cat stretch, giving your body the ever-relaxing feline stretch. It looks simple, but you will see how beneficial it is to the body as well as the mind.
Bhujangasana or Cobra Pose is a reclining back-bending asana in hatha yoga and modern yoga as exercise. It is commonly performed in a cycle of asanas in Surya Namaskar, Salute to the Sun, as an alternative to Urdhva Mukha Svanasana, Upward Dog Pose. The Yin Yoga form is Sphinx Pose.
Pawanmuktasana With Modification
One can use a bolster to be placed below the neck if after lifting the balance is unstable. If one finds lying down for this pose causes uneasiness in breathing or around the neck, then a simple way to start with this pose is to be seated and fold the knees and bring it to the chest and balance t...
Gomukhasana (Cow Face Pose) stretches your entire body—your shoulders and arms, your ankles, hips, thighs and back. In the pose, the folded legs are said to resemble a cow's mouth; the elbows form the shape of a cow's ears. It's a pose that allows you many opportunities to explore the symmetry of...
Garudasana is a classic balancing pose in a standing position. Garudasana yoga pose involves twisting the forearms and the legs with one another. The word Garudasana is a combination of two Sanskrit words; 'Garuda' means an eagle and 'Asana' means posture or pose
Parsva means side or plank; kona means angle; asana means posture. This asana is pronounced as paar-swa-konah-sanah, aka Extended Side Angle Pose.
Staff Pose (Dandasana)
It is a seated posture with the legs outstretched in front of the body and the spine long and vertically aligned. The palms touch the floor beside the hips (or the fingertips can be used if the palms do not reach).
Halasana Plow Pose With Modification
Modifications: Place a folded blanket under the shoulders. Variations: There are three arm positions for this pose: A) along the floor, palms down behind your back; B) interlace the fingers behind your back and gently squeeze the shoulder blades together; C) slide the arms over your head and hold...