Yog Niketan Dham

Shalbhasana

Shalbhasana, or Locust pose, came into existence after a great yogi, Shalabh, revealed this posture to cure back problems. Salabhasana or Locust pose is an intermediate level asana practised after laying on the stomach. Shalbhasana should practise with an empty stomach. Therefore, we manifest Salabhasana briefly during our Yoga Teacher Training Programmes and Yoga Retreats. …

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Chaturanga Dandasana

Chaturanga Dandasana, or four-limbed staff pose, is a momentous asana in the practice of Hatha Yoga,  Ashtanga Yoga, and the Sun salutation series. In Sanskrit, Chatur means Four, Anga represents limbs, and Danda means staff. It resembles the spine of a human being. It is pronounced as Chaturanga Dandasana “Cha-tur-anga- dandasana.”               …

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