Inversion Yoga Asana/Postures

Inversion Yoga Asana/Postures:

Inverted Asana/Postures reverse the action of gravity on the body. It encourages the blood flow to the brain, nourishing the neurons and flushing out toxins. Blood and lymph, accumulated in the lower limbs, pelvis and abdomen are drained back to the heart, then circulated to the lungs, purified and re-circulated to all the parts of the body. Some of the benefits of inversions are reduced stress and anxiety,increase in self confidence, increase in mental power and concentration, massaging of the abdominal organs.
Scroll through our Inverted Yoga Asana/Posture library for beginner, intermediate and advanced postures, Click on the link or thumbnails to know the details.


Adho Mukha Svanasana – Downward Facing Dog Posture

Anyone who has tried any of the sunsalutation variations, will be familiar with this posture. Allow your self time (this can mean months) to lengthen ...
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Adho mukha vrikshasana – Handstand pose

Adho means downward, mukha means face and vriksh means tree. This posture is mentioned in an ancient unpublished manuscript "Yogāsana - Jaina" as Vṛkṣāsana. This manuscript is ...
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Baddha hasta Sirshasana/ Headstand 4

Baddha means bound and hasta means hand. This variation of headstand is a little difficult then the normal one. Practice it in front of a ...
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Grivasana – Neck Posture

Griva- Neck This is a strenuous posture. Only people in good, sound health should attempt it. Steps: Lie flat on the back Bend your knees ...
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Halasana – Plough Posture

This pose is considered to be intermediate to advanced. It is not advisable to perform the pose in this way without sufficient prior experience or ...
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Karnapidasana – Ear Pressure Posture

Karnapidasana (ear pressure posture) is considered to be an intermediate to advanced posture, when the feet are on the floor. If you are new to ...
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Mukta hasta sirshasana A / headstand 5

Mukta means free and hasta means hand. This is one of the most difficult variation of headstand. It is comparitively easy to balance in this ...
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Mukta Hasta Sirshasana B/ Headstand 6

Mukta means free and hasta means hand. It is quite similar to Mukta hasta sirshasana A, the difference being the palms facing down. This is one ...
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Naman Pranamasana – Prostration posture

Naman - Bowing down, Pranam - A respectful greeting Steps: Sit in Vajrasana, Hold your heels. Exhale, slowly bend forward and place the crown of ...
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Parsva sirshasana/ twisted headstand

Parsva means side or flank. In this variation, the trunk and the legs are turned sidewards on either side while balancing without disturbing the position ...
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Pincha Mayurasana- Feathered peacock pose- Forearm balance

Pincha means feather, mayura means peacock. This is a challenging inversion, beginners should do it against the wall or in the presence of a partner ...
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Salamba Sarvangasana- Supported Shoulder Stand

Salamba - Supported Sarv - All Anga - Limb Asana - Posture Steps: Lie on your back with your arms by the side of your ...
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Salamba Sirshasana – Tripod Headstand

Salamba means supported, here the hands are used as support. The headstand has been nicknamed ‘King of yoga postures’ due to its numerous benefits. Steps: ...
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Salamba Sirshasana 3/ Headstand 3

This variation of Sirshasana requires more balance, so try it in front of a wall till you get the confidence to do a free headstand ...
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Sirshasana- Headstand

The headstand has been nicknamed ‘King of yoga postures’ due to its numerous benefits. Variation Steps: Sit in Vajrasana (knee and shin on the ground ...
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Supta Konasana – Reclining Angle Posture

Steps: Start by placing some blankets on the floor, folded neatly. These folded blankets will support your neck and shoulders. Lie on your back, with ...
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Urdhva Padmasana – Upward Lotus Posture

This is a challenging posture and an extension of Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand) seen in the first series of Ashtanga Yoga. You need to make sure you ...
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