Yoga

Discover the relaxing art of Yoga with our Yoga Expert Neelanjana Bharadwaj

Standing Forward Bend is very quieting to your nervous system if you find a prop that is high enough so you can do the pose without feeling an uncomfortable stretch in your hamstrings. Props Required:- Chair, 1-2  blankets/ pillow Organising the Pose:- 1. Start by facing a chair, with the seat of...
Supported head to knee pose is a deeply restorative forward bend which is relaxing and calming. Props Required P:- 1x bolster, 2x blocks , 2x blankets Organising the Pose 1. Sit in Dandasana and bend the right leg, bringing the sole of the foot to touch the inner thigh of the left...
Ardha means half and  Hala means plough and this restorative version can be used as a wonderful counter to a strong backbend. Props Required:- Chair, 3-4 blankets, bolster/ pillow Organising the Pose:- 1. Stack 3 blankets on a mat as this will be used under the shoulders to act as a lift...
Shalamba Bhujangasana The Cobra Pose done using the chair against a wall as props is a gentler way of doing the pose, if your are stiff in the back. Props Required:- Chair, Bolster /Pillow Organising the Pose:- 1. Set up a chair against a wall and have a bolster or a pillow on...
The Camel Pose done using the chair and wall as props is a wonderful supported backbend. Props Required:- Chair, Bolster /Pillow, Rolled up blanket Organising the Pose:- 1. Set up a chair about a foot away from a wall so there is enough space for you to slide in between the chair...
This backbend fully opens alongwith full support -it’s like doing the wheel pose without the supports. Props Required P:- 1 chair, 1 rolled mat, 1 or 2 pillows. Organising the Pose 1. Keep a chair a few feet from the wall, such that it’s back faces it and the balls of your...
The Supported Corpse Pose is to restorative Yoga what Corpse Pose is to Yoga. The supported corpse pose uses blankets bolster or other support to relieve neck and knee strain while in the pose. Props Required P:- 1 bolster / 1 or 2 thickly folded blankets Organising the Pose Keep a...
The Supported Locust, with one or both legs up is a deeply restorative pose, which works as a gentle backbend. Props Required P:- 1 bolster /  2 thickly folded blankets, 1 block Organising the Pose Make a ramp with a bolster by vertically placing a block beneath it to give it...
The Supported Reclining Locust is a downward facing pose that works on taking one’s attention away from the world, setting the space for relaxation while the blocks work on moving the shoulders into place. Props Required P:- 1/2 bolsters /  2 thickly folded blankets, 2 blocks, Pillow/ blanket Organising the Pose ...
The Supported Reclining Twist is a relaxing, restorative pose that can be practiced anytime, particularly when one has had a long, tiring day. Props Required :- 1 bolster /1 or 2 thickly folded blankets, 2 blocks Organising the Pose Sit down on the floor and extend your legs towards the front wall. ...