Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx pose)

Salamba – Supported, Bhujang – Cobra, asana – pose

Pronounced: SA-lumb-aa-BHu-jung-AAhs-uh-nuh

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.

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Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana (One-legged Pigeon pose)

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)

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