STANDING DEEP BREATHING
Helps lungs reach their maximum expansion capacity.
Very good for asthma, shortness of breath and nervousness.
Increases circulation of the body.
HALF MOON POSE/HANDS TO FEET POSE
Trims stomach, buttocks, hips and thighs.
Improves the flexibility of the spine.
Hands to feet improves blood circulation to brain and legs.
Makes hip joints flexible.
Relieves joint and muscular pain.
Increases circulation to the knees and ankles.
Good for arthritis and gout.
Flushes out the kidneys.
Brings blood to the sexual organs and improves sexual vitality.
Improves flexibility of the 12 major joints in the body.
STANDING HEAD TO KNEE
Develops concentration, determination and patience.
Great for cardiovascular system.
STANDING BOW PULLING POSE
Increases circulation to the heart and lungs.
Improves elasticity of the spine.
Activates digestive system.
BALANCING STICK POSE
Increases blood flow all over body at the same time; all arteries of the heart receive blood flow. Preventative for future cardiac problems.
Total spine stretch, relieves stress from the spine.
Works all muscles of the spine and lower extremities.
SEPARATE LEG STRETCHING
When chin is forward it increases circulation of the adrenal glands.
Increase circulation to the brain.
Pushing stomach in strengthens the diaphragm.
Releases tension in the lower back muscles.
Compression good for kidneys.
Whole body is effected –muscles, nerves and tissues.
Changes chemical imbalances in the body.
STANDING SEPARATED LEG HEAD TO KNEE POSE
Reduces abdominal obesity.
Good for diabetic conditions; balances blood sugar levels.
Assists in regulating pancreas and kidneys.
Works endocrine, digestive and reproductive systems.
TREE POSE/TOE STAND
Creates hip and knee flexibility.
Creates total body traction.
Releases abdominal tension.
Good for arthritis, rheumatism, circulatory disorders and lower extremity weakness.
SAVASANA – DEAD BODY POSE
Returns cardiovascular circulation to normal.
Slows heart rate, reduces blood pressure.
Teaches complete relaxation.
Stills and focuses the mind.
WIND REMOVING POSE
Cures and prevents flatulence which is source of most chronic abdominal discomforts.
Improves flexibility of hip joints.
Firms abdomen, thighs and hips.
Strengthens and tightens abdomen and increases flexibility of the spine.
Good for digestion, kyphosis, scoliosis, low back pain, blood pressure, menstrual disorders, spondylo-arthritis of lumbar spine.
Increases spine strength especially in the lower spine.
Good for gout, back pain, lumbago, blood pressure, sciatica, scoliosis, kyphosis, slipped disc, spondylosis, tennis elbow and varicose veins.
Increase spine strength especially in the upper spine.
FULL LOCUST POSE
Good for low back pain (lumbago), low blood pressure, scoliosis, kyphosis, spondylosis, varicose veins.
Increases spine strength especially in the middle spine.
Good for anorexia, bronchitis, constipation, diabetes, low back pain, obstructive lung disease, scoliosis and kyphosis.
Increases strength of entire spine.
FIX FIRM POSE
Strengthens and improves the flexibility of the lower spine, hips, knees and ankle joints.
Helps prevent hernia.
Strengthens psoas muscles.
HALF TORTOISE POSE
Stretches the lower part of the lungs (good for asthma)
Creates maximum compression of the spine which stimulates the nervous system.
Improves flexibility of the neck and spine, relieves backache, helps kypho-scolitic deformities and cervical spondylosis.
Creates maximum extension of the spine increasing the mobility and elasticity of the spine and back muscles.
Good for depression, headaches, insomnia, diabetes and respiratory illness.
Good for thyroid and parathyroid glands.
Relieves tension in the neck, shoulders and back muscles.
HEAD TO KNEE WITH STRETCHING POSE
Improves the flexibility of the sciatic nerve and joints of the ankle, knees, hips, shoulders, elbows and wrists.
Increases flexibility of the last five vertebrae of the spine.
Excellent for the immune and lymphatic systems.
Increases circulation to the liver, spleen, pancreas, thyroid, thymus and intestines.
Improves flexibility of the spine and hip joints, relieves back pain and helps prevent slipped discs.
Good for lumbago, rheumatism of the spine, kyphosis, scoliosis, cervical spondylosis and arthritis.
Increases circulation to the spinal nerves, veins and tissues.
Calms the nervous system.
BLOWING IN FIRM POSE
Stimulation of digestive organs and circulatory system
Increases exchange of gases in the lungs
Eliminates carbon dioxide and absorption of oxygen