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Yoga Poses | part II

TIP TOE BOUND FOOT ONE-LEGGED INVERTED STAFF POSE

PRAPADA BADDHA PADA EKA PADA VIPARITA DANDASANA

(PRUH-puh-duh BUH-duh PUH-duh EY-kuh PUH-duh vi-puh-REE-tuh duhn-DAHS-uh-nuh) Pose Type: backbend, inversion Drishti Point: Bhrumadhye or Ajna Chakra (third eye, between the eyebrows)


HALF CAMEL POSE

ARDHA USHTRASANA

(UHR-duh- oosh-TRAHS-uh-nuh) Modification: one foot to the armpit on the same side; opposite arm straight up over the head Pose Type: backbend, standing (on the knees) Drishti Point: Hastagrai or Hastagre (hands), Bhrumadhye or Ajna Chakra (third eye, between the eyebrows)



TIP TOE PIGEON POSE

PRAPADA KAPOTASANA

(PRUH-puh-duh kuh-po-TAHS-uh-nuh) Also Known As: Big Toe Pigeon Pose (Padangushta Kapotasana), Full Camel Pose (Purna Ushtrasana), or Little Wheel Pose (Laghu Chakrasana) Modification: arms extended to the sky Pose Type: backbend, standing (on the knees) Drishti Point: Bhrumadhye or Ajna Chakra (third eye, between the eyebrows)



EXTENDED HAND TO BIG TOE POSE IN HALF CAMEL POSE

UTTHITA HASTA PADANGUSHTASANA IN ARDHA USHTRASANA

(UT-ti-tuh HUH-stuh puhd-AHNG-goosh-TAHS-uh-nuh in UHR-duh oosh-TRAHS-uh-nuh) Modification: toes pointed to the back Pose Type: backbend, standing (on the knees) Drishti Point: Bhrumadhye or Ajna Chakra (third eye, between the eyebrows)



HALF POSE DEDICATED TO SIDDHAR KAMALAMUNI

ARDHA KAMALAMUNYASANA

(UHR-duh KUH-muh-luhmoo-nyAHS-uh-nuh) Also Known As: Upward Facing Lotus Pose (Urdhva Mukha Padmasana) Modification: fingertips pointing to the back, thumbs pointing to the front, knees close to the hands Pose Type: backbend, standing (on the knees) Drishti Point: Bhrumadhye or Ajna Chakra (third eye, between the eyebrows)




ONE HAND GRACEFUL THUNDERBOLT POSE

EKA HASTA LAGHUVAJRASANA

(EY-kuh huh-stuh luh-gu-vuhj-RAHS-uh-nuh) Pose Type: backbend, standing (on the knees) Drishti Point: Bhrumadhye or Ajna Chakra (third eye, between the eyebrows)


ONE-LEGGED UPWARD BOW POSE

EKA PADA URDHVA DHANURASANA

(EY-kuh PUH-duh OORD-vuh duh-nur-AHS-uh-nuh) Also Known As: Two Limb Upward Bow Pose (Dwi Anga Urdhva Dhanurasana) Modification: one hand to the thigh Pose Type: backbend, inversion Drishti Point: Bhrumadhye or Ajna Chakra (third eye, between the eyebrows)


INVERTED TIP TOE BOW POSE

VIPARITA PRAPADA DHANURASANA

(vi-puh-REE-tuh PRUH-puh-duh duh-nur-AHS-uh-nuh) Also Known As: Headstand Bow Pose (Shirsha Dhanurasana) Pose Type: backbend, inversion Drishti Point: Bhrumadhye or Ajna Chakra (third eye, between the eyebrows)


WILD THING POSE

CHAMATKARASANA

(kuh-muht-kar-AHS-uh-nuh) Pose Type: backbend, inversion Drishti Point: Bhrumadhye or Ajna Chakra (third eye, between the eyebrows) or Hastagrai or Hastagre (hands)



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