Surya Namaskar

VAIBSMEDIYOGA Yoga and Meditation

The Sanskrit name Surya here refers to the sun and namaskar means salutations. The sun symbolizes spiritual consciousness and in ancient time was worshipped on a daily basis. In yoga, the sun is represented by Pingala Nadi (Right Channel), the pranic channel which carries the vital, life-giving force. This dynamic group of asanas is not a traditional part of hatha …

Vrikshasana – Tree Pose

VAIBSMEDIYOGA Yoga and Meditation

VRIKSHASANA (Tree Pose) (vrk-shah-suh-nuh) The name comes from the Sanskrit words vriksa or vriksha meaning “tree” and asana meaning “posture”. Vrikshasana or tree pose is a wonderful pose that teaches balance while toning the muscles of the legs. This elegant pose is not as easy as it looks, but over time it builds tremendous inner and outer strength and a …