What are the postures involved in Yoga Asanas?

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    • Garhwali
      By Garhwali

      There are more than 20 asanas in Yoga and each asana has a positive effect on the body. Below is the list of asanas that one may practice to attain peace and good health.

      Standing Asanas of Yoga:

      • Konasana Yoga: For spine, arms, legs, back pain and abdominal.
      • Katichakrasana Yoga: For neck, shoulders, muscles of arms, and legs.
      • Hastapadasana Yoga: For back muscles, spine, and blood supply.
      • Ardha Chakrasana Yoga: For front upper torso.
      • Trikonasana Yoga: For stress, digestion, ankle, and knees.
      • Virabhadrasana Yoga: For stamina and shoulders.
      • Parsarita Padotanasana Yoga: For legs and spine.
      • Vrikshasana Yoga: For hips, chest, and thigh.
      • Utkatasana Yoga: For ankle, leg, knee, and spine.

      Sitting Asanas of Yoga

      • Janu Shirasasana Yoga: For lower back and shoulders.
      • Paschimottanasana Yoga: For toning the abdominal and pelvic organs.
      • Poorvottanasana Yoga: For Wrist, intestines, respiratory.
      • Ardha Matsyendrasana Yoga: For spine and lungs.
      • Badhakonasana Yoga: For menstrual discomfort, menopause symptoms, and pregnancy.
      • Marjariasana Yoga: For blood circulation and spine.
      • Shishu Asana Yoga: For nervous system.
      • Chakki Chalanasana Yoga: For back muscles.

      Lying on Stomach Asanas of Yoga

      • Dhanurasana Yoga: For stomach and knees.
      • Bhujangasana Yoga: For shoulders and neck.
      • Viparita Shalabhasana Yoga: For chest, shoulders, and arms.
      • Shalabasana Yoga: For back pain.

      Lying on Stomach Asanas of Yoga

      • Naukasana Yoga: For the back and abdominal muscles.
      • Setubandhasana Yoga: For back muscles.
      • Matsyasana Yoga: For chest and neck.
      • Pavanamuktasana Yoga: For digestion and abdominal muscles.
      • Sarvangasana Yoga: For the thyroid and parathyroid glands.
      • Halasana Yoga: For legs and nervous system.
      • Chakrasana Yoga: For the spine, relaxation, and quadriceps.
      • Vishnu Asana Yoga: For stretches the pelvic joints.
      • Shavasana Yoga: For rest and stress release.

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