Category Archives: Supine Postures

Uttanapadasana

Uttanapadasana is very useful for removing the excess fat of the body. It is like Ekapada Uttanasana with the variation that in Uttanapadasana both the legs are to be lifted and lowered together. Technique : Lie flat on the back. Keep the arms by the side of the body. Keep the heels and the feet… Read More »

Ekapada Uttanasana

Ekapada Uttanasana gives sufficient exercise to the abdominal muscles. This asana is to be performed with one leg at a time and then changing it to the other leg. Technique : Lie on the back. Keep the heels together. Put the hands on the floor by the side of the body. Stretch one of the… Read More »

Shavasana

Shavasana is also called ‘Mrutasana’. This asana is very useful for meditation, Pranayama, Japa, etc. This asana should precede other asanas. It should be performed at intervals and also at the end. This asana relaxes the muscles and the blood vessels. Though this asana appears simple, it is one of the most difficult to master.… Read More »