While asanas are primarily designed to remove blockages and toxins from our body, they are beneficial in several other ways. They also help to calm our nerves, stretch and strengthen our muscles, enhance the working of all our major functional systems and improve our skeletal system by increasing mobility in the joints and strengthening our bones.
It is important to have a healthy body that is free from disease and pain so that it enables us to carry out our life’s duties and to achieve our life’s goals.
General guidelines are to perform the gentle asanas before the more intense stretches, to follow a back bend with a countering forward bend and to balance out the stretches on both sides (eg a twist to the left should be followed by one to the right).
If you are new to yoga, then the best way to learn is by attending classes, under the guidance of a properly trained and qualified teacher. The information that is accessed through the links below assumes that you are already familiar with many of the common yoga asanas. It is intended to supplement what you have learned from attending yoga classes, but does not replace it.
Caution: Please do not try out any postures or practices unless you are sure that you know what you are doing. We cannot accept any responsibility for any injury caused by attempting the practices shown on this website
Links to Asana Practice Details