Krounchasana (Heron Pose) This intense forward bend is Krounchasana (Heron Posture). Krounchasana stretches the hamstrings and glutes of the straight leg while lengthening the quadriceps of the bent leg. The abdominals, psoas, and spinal extensors are strengthened, as are the muscles of the legs if eccentrically engaged to press against the arms. To enter the […]
Paschimotasana is an intense forward-bending pose that requires quite a bit of flexibility. This is a forward bending pose helps increase blood flow to the upper part of the body, ensures proper digestion, relieves the symptoms of menopause and can help reduce the pain during menstruation. It is also a great asana to tone the […]
Pranayama is generally defined as breath control. Although this interpretation may seem correct in view of the practices involved, it does not convey the full meaning of the term. The word pranayama is comprised of two roots: ‘prana’ plus ‘ayama’. Prana means ‘vital energy’ or ‘life force’. It is the force which exists in all […]
Ashtanga-Vinyasa Yoga Ashtanga yoga is a system of yoga recorded by the sage Vamana Rishi in the Yoga Korunta, an ancient manuscript said to contain lists of many different groupings of asanas, as well as highly original teachings on vinyasa, drishti, bandhas, mudras, and philosophy” The text of the Yoga Korunta “was imparted to […]
Hatha yoga is also called Hatha Vidya, as a part of Hindu origin, Hindu tradition believes that Lord Shiva himself is the founder of hatha yoga. In the 20th century, hatha yoga, particularly asanas (the physical postures), became popular throughout the world as physical exercises, and is now termed as “YOGA”.
Vimoksha Yoga offers a 01 month, 200-hour yoga teacher training certification. All of our teacher trainings are based in the Ashtanga Yoga system, a classical yoga practice. We follow Sivananda Hatha Yoga style and the Iyengar style as well. We believe yoga instructors should be knowledgeable about prominent contemporary styles of yoga and for that […]