Postures and Benefits

 

PRANAYAMA BREATHING

  • Good for mental relaxation
  • Helps with sleep disorders, irritability, anemia and anxiety
  • Helps maintain good blood pressure and circulation
  • Improves the conditions of the lungs (asthma and emphysema), increasing lung capacity and elasticity
HALF MOON POSE WITH HANDS TO FEET POSE

  • Warms up the entire spine, helps fight fatigue
  • Strengthens abdominal muscles, corrects bad posture
  • Releases frozen shoulders, stretches hamstrings and hips
  • Aids in recovery of slipped or ruptured discs
  • Helps cure indegestion, constipation and bronchial problems; good for diabetes
  • Helps tennis elbow, good for the liver, spleen and kidneys
AWKWARD POSE

  • Relieves sciatica, arthritis, rheumatism and gout in the legs
  • Cures slipped disc and lumbago in the lower spine
  • Firms all muscles of the thighs, calves and hips
  • Creates traction in the spine, improves strength in the weight-bearing joints
  • Increases blood circulation in the knee and ankle joints; helps with neuropathy
 
EAGLE POSE

  • Improves flexibility of the hips, knees and ankle joints
  • Relieves tension in the neck and shoulders
  • Supplies fresh blood to the kidneys
  • Releases and generates energy in the male and female reproductive organs
  • Improves sexual vitality and control; helps prostate problems
STANDING HEAD TO KNEE POSE

  • Improves flexibility of the sciatic nerve
  • Strengthens the tendons and biceps of the thigh muscles and hamstrings
  • Reduces diabetic conditions
  • Increases bloodflow in the heart and circulatory system
  • Flushes cholesterol from the arteries, improves arrythmea and blood pressure
  • Relieves flatulence and nervousness; improves memory and helps with acidity
 
STANDING BOW PULLING POSE

  • Fresh blood is brought to all internal organs and glands; stimulating the nervous system
  • Increases circulation to the heart and lungs; increases elasticity and size of lungs
  • Revitalizes the endocrine system (adrenals, pancreas, thyroid and gonads)
  • Improves flexibility of the spine and helps with lower back pain
  • Helps high blood presure and chronic heart conditions
  • Regulates menstrual cycle; stretches the sciatic nerve
  • Creates marriage between strength and balance; enhances the equilibrium and improved balance throughout the body
 
BALANCING STICK POSE

  • The most cardiovascular pose in the series
  • Increases blood flow all over the body at the same time
  • Keeps the stomach trim; strengthens the legs and shoulders; corrects bad posture
  • Clears blockages of the arteries for prevention of cardiac disease, strengthening the heart muscle
  • Helps high blood pressure, tennis elbow and vericose veins
 
STANDING SEPARATE LEG STRETCHING POSE

  • Helps relieve depression, loss of memory and constipation
  • Increases circulation to the brain and adrenal glands
  • Regulates thyroxin hormone production in the thyroid gland; flushes the pituitary, hypothalamus and thymus glands
  • Improves flexibility of hips, ankles and last five vertebrae of the spine; cures and prevents sciatica pain
  • Helps functioning of the internal abdominal organs (especially large and small intestines)
 
TRIANGLE POSE

  • The whole body is effected; muscles, nerves, veins, cells, glands and tissues
  • Improves chemical imbalances in the system; cleanses the lymph nodes, the visceral system and the mammary glands
  • Helps with menstrual disorders and fights against obesity
  • Good for hip and back pain; strengthens muscles in the abdomen and obliques
  • Improves the immune system and the circulatory system
  • Compresses the pancreas, kidneys, thyroid, parathyroid and thymus glands
  • Helps cure rheumatism and lumbago in the lower spine as well as scoliosis
 
STANDING SEPARATE LEG HEAD TO KNEE POSE

  • Helps maintain good blood sugar balance
  • Massages the pancrease, liver, gall-bladder, spleen, intestines, gonads, urinary bladder and kidneys
  • Marriage between the pineal and thyroid glands; improving the metabolism
  • Helps hyperacidity, diabetes, constipation, dyspepsia and hemorrhoids
  • Helps with colds, sinus problems, migraines and the entire immune system
  • Benefits the muscular, skeletal, endocrine, digestive and reproductive systems
  • Opens hips and lower spine; strengthens the abdomen
  • Improves blood circulation; improves memory; helps manic depression
  • Stretches, tones and decongests the spinal column and nervous system
 
TREE POSE

  • Creates hip and knee mobility
  • Excellent for posture and balance
  • Releases abdominal tension while improving core strength
  • Aids in rheumatism and circulatory disorders
  • Helps prevent hernia and neuralgic pain
 
TOE STAND POSE

  • Creates balance in body and mind
  • Strengthens stomach muscles
  • Helps to cure gout, rheumatism and arthritis in the knees, ankles and feet
  • Strengthens weak joints; helps cure hemorrhoid problems
  • Helps cure neuropathy or diabetic neuropathy
  • Improves mental concentration
 
SAVASANA – DEAD BODY POSE

  • Returns the body to its normal circulatory state
  • Helps reduce hypertension, nervousness, anxiety and irritability
  • Improves high blood pressure, manic depression and insomnia
 
WIND REMOVING POSE

  • Prevents flatulence; relieves lower back pain, angina pain, constipation, emphysema and anorexia
  • Abdominal pressure on ascending, descending and transverse colon
  • Regulates hydrochloric acid in the stomach; cures most chronic abdominal discomforts (including IBS)
  • Flushes out bacteria from the body, boosting the immune system, preventing and easing the symptoms of colds, flu, etc.
  • Stretches tight hips and improves alignment in the hips and spine
  • Stimulates the liver, spleen, small and large intestines
  • Good for the prostate gland, the urinary bladder, genito-urinary tract and reproductive organs
  • Clears coronary arteries; good for arteries and veins of the arms and legs
 
SIT-UP

  • Strengthens and tightens the abdomen
  • Releases toxins from the lungs and improves vitality
  • Good against acidity, flatulence, constipation, dysentery and IBS
 
COBRA POSE

  • Increases spinal strength and flexibility
  • Helps prevent lower backache; cures lumbago, rheumatism, slipped discs, kyphosis, scoliosis and arthritis of the spine
  • Improves the functioning of the liver, spleen and adrenals
  • Stretches the thyroid, flushes the kidneys, regulates blood pressure and diabetes
  • Fights vertigo, dizziness and loss of appetite
  • Improves poor posture and digestion; decongests the nervous system; helps relieve headaches and migraines
  • Relieves menstrual problems and flushes reproductive organs
 
LOCUST POSE

  • Cures gout, slipped discs, sciatica and tennis elbow
  • Excellent for firming buttocks and hips
  • Improves carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow and arthritis in the upper body
  • Cures back pain and spinal problems such as gout, slipped discs, scoliosis, kyphosis, lumbral spondylosis and sciatica
  • Recharges the nervous system, clears cholesterol in veins and fights vericose veins
  • Regulates the blood pressure, strengthens the immune system and revitalizes the thyroid
  • Helps with depression
 
FULL LOCUST POSE

  • Compresses and stretches the thymus and thyroid glands; helping with emotional release and fighting depression
  • Improves and prevents conditions of arthritis in the spine
  • Strengthens the circulatory system; opens the chest; massages internal organs
  • Creates core strength; stretches and compresses the middle back
  • Helpful for phlebitis thrombosis, vericose veins and helps to aleviate back pain
  • Prevents and cures slipped discs and herniated discs
 
BOW POSE

  • Works entire spine – strengthens and improves flexibility of the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine
  • Straightens rounded spines, helping kypho-scoliosis, relieving back pain and scoliosis
  • Improves spinal nerves by increasing circulation to the spine
  • Holds vertebrae in position
  • Improves functioning of small and large intestines; improving digestion
  • Improves the liver, kidneys and spleen
  • Opens the rib cage; improves cardiovascular and pulmonary systems; increases lung capacity and fighting bronchitis
  • Stretchs shoulders, elbows and wrists; improves hand strength
 
FIXED FIRM POSE

  • Stretches and strengthens the psoas muscles
  • Stretches knee and ankle joints, relieves lower back pain
  • Slims thighs, firms abdomen and calves
  • Helps cure sciatica, gout, rheumatism and varicose veins; improving clots, phlebitis and thrombo-phlebitis
  • Prevents and heals herniations of spinal discs; improves flexibility of the lower spine
  • Improves the autoimmune system, nervous system and metabolism
  • Helpful for muscular dystrophy patients
 
HALF TORTOISE POSE

  • Provides maximum relaxation; helping with stress, anemia, anxiety and sleep disorders
  • Cures indigestion, constipation, IBS and flatulence
  • Increases blood flow to the brain; bringing mental clarity and good memory
  • Boosts the endocrine system; regulating hormones and prolonging the effects of MS and Parkinsons disease
  • Helps cure diabetes, massages internal organs, lungs, heart and coronary arteries
  • Stretches the spine; helps to prevent herniations
  • Good against Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, anorexia, emphysema and asthma
 
CAMEL POSE

  • Opens the chest; strengthens the muscles of the back and shoulders
  • Produces maximum compression of the spine; relieving bachaches, herniated discs; helping kypho-scolitic deformities
  • Regulates horomones, cervical spondylosis, bronchial spasms and high blood pressure
  • Brings fresh blood to the kidneys; eliminates toxins from the body; improves memory and mental clarity
  • Cures vertigo and dizziness; is good for osteoporosis, diabetes, constipation and fermentive dyspepsia
  • Posture opens your body to encourage the release of trapped emotions
  • Stimulates the central nervous system, parathyroid and thyroid glands; improves flexibility of the neck and spine
  • Trims the waist-line by stretching the abdomen and fat cell storage
 
RABBIT POSE

  • Helps maintain mobility and elasticity of the spine and back muscles
  • Nurtures the nervous system and regulates hormones
  • Brings blood to the brain; regulates the thalamus and hypothalamus
  • Stretches the entire spine from top to bottom, also improves neck and shoulder flexibility
  • Keeps the chest cavity flexible; improving bone density and balance
  • Helps cure depression, diabetes, colds, sinus problems, throat diseases, headaches and insomnia
  • Stimulates all glands and organs, fighting emphysema, stimulating the larynx, improving digestion, circulation and memory
 
HEAD TO KNEE POSE WITH STRETCHING POSE

  • Increases flexibility of the shoulder muscles, hamstrings, hip joints and the lumbar spine
  • Stretches sciatic nerve; helps with allergies and arthritis
  • Increases circulation to the kidneys, liver, spleen, pancreas, lymphatic system, thyroid, thymus and intestines
  • Works on conditions of chronic obesity and eating disorders by balancing the metabolic rate and balancing blood sugar levels
  • Excellent posture for cancer prevention, bacterial and viral infections
  • Relieves constipation and chronic diarrhea; helps to cure IBS
 
SPINE TWISTING POSE

  • The only posture that twists the spine from top to bottom at the same time
  • Helps prevent slipped discs, scoliosis, arthritis, lumbago, kyphosis, myalgia, cervical spondylosis and rheumatism
  • Increases circulation and nutrition to the spinal nerves, veins and tissues
  • Relieves back pain, lethargy, releases tension, helps cure vertigo and dizziness
  • Maintains youth by improving flexibility of the spine and by relaxing the central nervous and autonomic nervous systems
  • Massages kidneys, liver, gall-bladder, spleen and pancreas
  • Fights diabetes and improves digestion
 
BLOWING IN FIRM POSE

  • Improves oxygenation to the body
  • Rids the body of toxins; strengthens the nervous system
  • Massages and increases circulation to the abdominal organs and muscles
  • Energizes and revitalizes the body; strengthens the abdomen
  • Helps bring mental clarity and alertness; improves digestion
  • Good for emphysema and other respiratory ailments
  • Regulates high blood pressure and heals anemia