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asanas (äˑ·se·näsˈ), in Ayurveda, exercises based on stretching, deep breathing, and concentration. Promote rejuvenation of specific organs, glands, and the spine.
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BKS Iyengar's outstanding contribution is how he has codified and refined the practice of asana (poses) and pranayama (breath control) to reflect the whole of the Yoga Sutras.
Some traditions, such as Iyengar yoga, have special pranayama classes, separate from asana classes.
Giving an eclectic mix of asanas, Strike a Pose demonstrates everything from Cat Pose for flexibility, to Tree Pose for balance, to Downward Facing Dog for toning.
In a blissful gathering at the Taj Palace hotel, Brahmakumari Sister Shivani, author Ira Trivedi and actor Nimrat Kaur, amongst others, gave the audience valuable advice on Yoga and its various asanas.
A lot of people are getting confused these days with 200-300 kinds of asanas emerging"she added.
I particularly liked the idea of being able to create a 2-in-1 product so the block can still be used traditionally for stability during Asanas but for those who need it, the handle is also available.
At times, the exercises even become less arduous as the hydrostatic pressure makes it easier to perform the asanas by supporting the body in every direction.
Observing Nature, ancient yogis developed asanas, or yoga poses, that mimicked animals, plants, and minerals with qualities they wanted to embody.
KEEN to ensure the success of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's grand yoga day plans, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his Cabinet colleagues rehearsed some asanas on Monday.
The ladies in advanced stage of pregnancy are taught meditation, breathing exercises known as Pranayama in Yoga parlance and assorted exercises called Asanas.
According to BJP national secretary Anil Jain, also the organisational coordinator for the event's India chapter, a video CD showing several yogic asanas has been prepared.