26 Postures

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.
  • AWKWARD POSE
  • Makes hip joints flexible.
  • Relieves joint and muscular pain.
  • Increases circulation to the knees and ankles.
  • Good for arthritis and gout.
  • EAGLE POSE
  • 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.
  • TRIANGLE POSE
  • Compression good for kidneys.
  • Alleviates “saddlebags.”
  • 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.
  • SIT-UP
  • Strengthens and tightens abdomen and increases flexibility of the spine.
  • COBRA POSE
  • 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.
  • LOCUST POSE
  • 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.
  • BOW POSE
  • 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.
  • RABBIT POSE
  • 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.
  • SPINE TWISTING
  • 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
  • Weight Loss Camp