Migraine is a neurological disorder that causes recurring headaches ranging from moderate to high intensity. Typically it effects only one half of the head and can last from 2 hours to up to more than 2 days. When under a migraine attack, the sufferer may become extremely sensitive towards light or noise. Other common symptoms include vomiting, nausea and pain aggravation due to physical activity.
from Yoga Buzz http://www.artofliving.org/yoga/health-and-wellness/yoga-for-migraine
Padma = Lotus, asana = posture or pose
Pronounced : MA-curr-AA-doh-MOO-kah-shvah-NAS-anna
Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana is an intermediate level rejuvenating yoga posture that helps tones the abdominal muscles. It is a variation of the Dolphin Pose.
How to do Makara Adho Mukha Svanasana (Dolphin Plank pose):
from Yoga Buzz http://www.artofliving.org/yoga/yoga-poses/dolphin-plank-pose
Ustra = Camel, asana = posture or pose
Pronounced : OOHS-tra-AA-SUN-aa
Ustrasana is an intermediate level back-bending yoga posture known to open Anahata (Heart chakra). This yoga posture adds flexibility and strength to the body and also helps in improving digestion.
How to do Ustrasana (Camel pose)
from Yoga Buzz http://www.artofliving.org/yoga/yoga-poses/ustrasana-camel-pose
General reasons for backache*
- Sitting or standing for long hours
- Sitting or standing in an incorrect posture
- Lack of exercise
- Weak back muscles
from Yoga Buzz http://www.artofliving.org/yoga/health-and-wellness/yoga-for-backache
Pull-up is an upper-body enhancing workout that helps strengthen the forearms, hands and shoulders. It also effects muscles in the trunk and abdominal region and is one of the most popular free-hand exercises among fitness enthusiasts.
from Yoga Buzz http://www.artofliving.org/yoga/yoga-poses/pull-ups-for-women-made-easy-with-yoga
Salamba – Supported, Bhujang – Cobra, asana – pose
Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx pose) is a modified version of Bhujangasana to help beginners ease their way into it. This pose is also good for people who have lower back ache as it has less arch and therefore reduces the pressure on the spine.
from Yoga Buzz http://www.artofliving.org/yoga/yoga-poses/sphinx-pose-salamba-bhujangasana
Eka = One, Pada= foot, Raja = King, Kapot = Pigeon, Asana = pose
Pronounced : Ache-aa-Pahd-uh-Rah-jah-Capote-aas-un-uh
Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana is a yoga posture suitable for intermediate level yoga practitioners. It is known to improve flexibility of the hip muscles and aids in relieving sciatica.
How to do Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana (One-legged Pigeon pose)
from Yoga Buzz http://www.artofliving.org/yoga/yoga-poses/eka-pada-raja-kapotasana-one-legged-pigeon-pose