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A Comprehensive List of All Yoga Poses And Modifications

Have you been trying to learn how to do proper yoga poses online while staying at home?


Well, then bookmark this page right now for it has the list of all different types of yoga poses, or asanas, from most popular to weird and crazy, from standard traditional to modern, from most difficult and hard to most gentle and basic yoga poses.

In the following charts, you will find yoga poses and sequences explained and segregated according to a person’s fitness or therapeutic goals.

Yoga Positions

Yoga Asanas Classified By Positions
Seated Standing Arm Balance
Forward Bend Inversion Supine
Back Bend  Chair (office) yoga

Yogi / Yogini Level

Yoga Asanas Classified By Level
Beginner Intermediate Advanced

For strength building, you can start with these 9 beginner yoga poses.

Anatomical Focus

The poses listed in the following links are those which focus on these body parts and help make them stronger and more flexible.

Classified by Anatomical Focus
Ankles and Feet Belly and Abdomen Brain and Pituitary
Chest, Lungs and Heart Digestive Organs Hamstrings and Thighs
Hands and Wrists Hips and Groin Kidneys and Bladder
Knees and Calves Neck and Spine Reproductive organs
Shoulders and Arms Thyroid Upper and Lower Back

Therapeutic Focus

The yoga poses you get on the following links are strategically focused to provide therapeutic relief in the following conditions. However, one must always take great are in beginning and progressing with yoga when suffering from these conditions.

Yoga Asanas Classified By Therapeutic Focus
Anxiety and Depression Asthma Back Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Flat Feet Flexibility and Fitness
Headache High Blood Pressure Infertility
Insomnia Menopause and Menstruation Neck Pain
Osteoporosis Pregnancy Sciatica
Sinusitis Stress and Fatigue Weight Loss


Yoga Asanas Classified By Contraindications
Asthma Back Injury Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Diarrhea Headache Heart Problems
High Blood Pressure Insomnia Knee Injury
Low Blood Pressure Menstruation Neck Injury
Old age Pregnancy Shoulder Injury

All Yoga Poses

If you have been wondering just how many yoga poses are there in total, then let us tell you there are plenty.interestingly, taking urolithin a capsules before your yoga session can help reduce soreness after class.

Each new yoga style or yoga master utilizes his understanding of asanas and alignment to invent a new asana. So, here is a list of most common yoga poses with their Sanskrit names.

On the linked pages you can find the basic pose, it’s various other names, health benefits, step by step instructions, pictures to check your alignment, contraindications, tips for beginners and all kinds of easy and difficult variations related to that posture.

Yoga Poses (asanas) with benefits Pose Image
Archer’s Pose (Akarna Dhanurasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Improves focus and memory
  • Deep stretches the arms and legs
  • Good for flat feet and sciatica
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Bharadvaja’s Twist (Bharadvajasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Tones waist and improves BMR
  • Relaxes spine and neck
  • Opens chest cavity for Pranayama
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Bridge Pose (Setu Bandhasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Strengthens neck and shoulders
  • Massages abdominal organs and kidneys
  • Tones lower back and calves
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Big Toe Pose (Padangusthasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Ideal for women who are trying to get pregnant
  • Improves digestion
  • Relieves headache
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Bound Angle / Cobbler’s / Butterfly Pose (Baddha Konasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Great hip opener and posture corrector
  • Stretches and relaxes shoulders and lower back
  • Relieves from neck pain and anxiety
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Bound Angle Headstand Pose (Baddha Kona Sirsasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Relieves from depression, stress and anxiety
  • Strengthens arms, wrists and shoulders
  • Improves flexibility and balance
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Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Tones lower back, thighs and buttocks
  • Stretches quads, ankles and forearms
  • Opens chest cavity and strengthens lungs
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Bridge Pose on Elbows (Dvapada Dhanurasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Beneficial in stress, depression and anxiety
  • Improves neck and spine health
  • Enhances memory and focus
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Camel Pose (Ustrasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Strengthens knees and back
  • Enhances balance and flexibility
  • Improves concentration
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Cat Pose (Bidalasana / Marjaryasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Relaxes back and tones abdomen
  • Aids in weight loss
  • Rejuvenates body and mind
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Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Improves posture and balance
  • Tones abdomen and thighs
  • Great for athletes and runners
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Child Pose (Balasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Great for stress, depression, and anxiety
  • Relaxes upper back, neck and arms
  • Helps sleep better at night
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Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Improves focus and retention
  • Enhances cardiovascular capacity
  • Tones abdomen and lower back
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Compass Pose (Parivrtta Surya Yantrasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Improves digestion
  • Provides relief in respiratory disorders
  • Develops patience
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Corpse Pose (Savasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Ideal pose for Yoga Nidra and abdominal breathing
  • Helps rejuvenate mentally and physically
  • Best restorative/follow up pose
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Cow Face Pose (Gomukhasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Improves back flexibility and stretches shoulders
  • Enhances lung capacity
  • Opens up hips and corrects seated posture
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Cow Pose (Bitilasana / Goasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Great restorative pose for lower back stiffness
  • Strengthens arms and knees
  • Good for students looking to enhance focus
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Crane / Crow Pose (Bakasana / Kakasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Enhances arm and shoulders strength
  • Great for spine and neck
  • Improves digestion and balances hormones
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Crocodile Pose (Makarasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Greatly centers anxious and depressed mind
  • Restores energy and rejuvenates physically
  • Good for flat feet
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Dolphin Pose

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Brings relief to asthma patients
  • Stress-reliever
  • Prevents osteoporosis
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Dove Pose (Vajra Kapotasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Increases blood circulation in spine and head
  • Strengthens shoulders and knees
  • Stretches quadriceps and chest muscles
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Downward Facing Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Enhances hamstring flexibility and hip flexion
  • Stretches Achilles’ tendons
  • Strengthens wrists, ankles, toes and back
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Eagle Pose (Garudasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Great for balance
  • Good for respiratory problems
  • Tones calves, thighs and arms
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Easy Pose (Sukhasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stretches and tones inner thighs and ankles
  • Improves posture and ideal for Pranayama
  • Good for flat feet
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Elimination / Garland Pose (Malasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Massages abdominal organs and improves digestion
  • Tones calves and hips
  • Strengthens ankles and improves balance
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Extended Hand to Big Toe Pose (Utthita Hasta Padangustasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Improves balance and focus
  • Stimulates urinary and reproductive organs
  • Beneficial in weight loss
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Extended Puppy Pose(Uttana Shishosana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stretches and relaxes arms and upper back
  • Aids in weight and fat loss
  • Rejuvenates stressed mind and body
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Extended Side Angle Pose (Utthita Parsvokonasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Great pose for athletes and dancers
  • Improves body alignments and mental focus
  • Opens hips and strengthens ankles
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Feathered Peacock Pose (Pinch Mayurasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Strengthens arms, shoulders and chest
  • Tones back and buttocks
  • Great for anxiety and stress
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Fire Log Pose (Agni Stambhasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Corrects seated posture
  • Good pose to practice abdominal breathing
  • Strengthens toes and feet
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Firefly Pose (Tittibhasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Improves wrist strength and hand grip
  • Tones back of thighs and abdomen
  • Enhances balance and focus
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Fish out of Hero Pose (Matsyendra Virasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Deep stretches thighs and lower abdomen
  • Induces feeling of happiness and calms mind
  • Relieves from upper back pain
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Fish Pose (Matsyasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stimulates abdominal and reproductive organs
  • Enhances lung capacity
  • Stretches thighs, knee and abdomen
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Four Limbed Staff Pose (Chaturanga Dandasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Strengthens toes and fingers
  • Tones upper back, hips and chest
  • Works great on balance and arm strength
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Frog Pose (Bhekasana / Mandukasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Improves reproductive health
  • Relieves from back pain and digestive issues
  • Strengthens arms and knees
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Full Boat Pose (Navasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Helps get rid of belly fat
  • Improves digestion
  • Tones back, thighs, and arms
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Full Pigeon Pose (Purna Kapotasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Deep stretches abdomen
  • Beneficial in thyroid disorders
  • Tones hips, calves and arms
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Gate Pose (Parighasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Strengthens knees and toes
  • Deep stretches abdomen and thighs
  • Balances metabolism and aids in fat loss
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Half Boat Pose (Ardha Navasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Strengthens knees and arms
  • Improves balance and focus
  • Tones abdominal muscles
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Half Bound Lotus Standing Pose (Ardha Baddha Padmottanasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Great stretch for Achilles’ tendon and hamstrings
  • Beneficial in hormonal imbalances
  • Strengthens arms and legs
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Half Bow Pose (Ardha Dhanurasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Improves balance and limb strength
  • Increases joint health
  • Deep stretches abdomen and thighs
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Half Frog Pose (Ardha Bhekasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stretches abdomen and quadriceps
  • Strengthens arms and shoulders
  • Provides relief in back pain
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Half Lord of Fishes Pose (Ardha Matsyendrasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Beneficial in weight loss and asthma
  • Improves spine and hip flexibility
  • Massages abdominal organs
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Half Lotus Pose (Ardha Padmasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Ideal pose for Pranayama practice
  • Stretches lower back and hips
  • Improves spine health and posture
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Half Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Aids in fat loss
  • Greatly increases sense of balance and mental focus
  • Stretches thighs and ankles
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Half Pigeon Pose (Ardha Kapotasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stretches groin and thighs
  • Tones lower back
  • Great for posture correction
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Half Wheel Pose (Ardha Chakrasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Strengthens and tones chest muscles
  • Enhances sense of balance
  • Increases ankle and back strength
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Headstand (Sirsasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Improves balance and focus
  • Strengthens upper body
  • Avoid if you have neck injury or migraine
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Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Induces feelings of relaxation and happiness
  • Rejuvenates back, arms and hips
  • Strengthens digestive system
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Hare / Rabbit Pose (Shashankasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Beneficial in urinary and reproductive disorders
  • Deep stretches shoulders, arms and wrists
  • Strengthens knees
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Head to Knee Pose (Janu Sirsasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Great stretch for hamstrings and calves
  • Increases metabolism
  • Strengthens back and shoulders
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Heron Pose (Krounchasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Improves posture and balance
  • Deeply stretches thighs and calves
  • Good for spine health and memory
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Intense Side Stretch Pose / Pyramid pose (Parsvottanasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Stretches back, groin and inner thighs
  • Tones abdomen and lower body
  • Great for weight and fat loss
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Knee to Ear Pose (Karnapidasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Improves balance
  • Strengthens shoulders and knees
  • Stretches back and feet
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Knee-Chest-Chin Pose (Ashtanga Namaskara)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Beneficial in back pain
  • Strengthens whole body
  • Stimulates abdominal and reproductive organs
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Knees to chest pose (Apanasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Improves digestion and metabolism
  • Relaxes back and neck
  • Stretches shoulders and arms
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Legs Up The Wall Pose (Viparita Karani)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Restores energy levels
  • Good for spine health and neck
  • Beneficial in urinary disorders
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Lion Pose (Simha Vajrasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Provides relief in reproductive health issues
  • Good for back pain
  • Strengthens arms and back
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Lizard Pose (Uttana Pristhasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Stretches shoulders, hips and groin
  • Shapes thighs and calves
  • Good for flat feet and sciatica
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Locust Pose (Salambhasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Tones hips, thighs, and upper back
  • Strengthens shoulders
  • Stretches quadriceps and feet
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Lord of Dancers Pose (Natarajasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Great hip opener and balance enhancer
  • Improves mental focus and back flexibility
  • Sculpts arms and calves
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Lord of Fishes Pose (Matsyendrasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Helps trim belly fat
  • Stimulates abdominal organs and urinary system
  • Stretches shoulders and abs
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Lord of Fishes Pose II (Padma Matsyendrasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stretches shoulders, abs and hamstrings
  • Tones back and hips
  • Aids in weight loss
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Lotus in Shoulder Stand Pose (Padma Sarvangasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Strengthens shoulders and arms
  • Corrects posture
  • Improves memory and focus
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Lotus Pose (Padmasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Ideal pose for meditation and Pranayama
  • Stretches lower body and relaxes mind
  • Helpful in back pain and other back issues
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Lunge Pose (Ashva Sanchalanasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Good for flat feet and mental stress
  • Strengthens Achilles’ tendon, hamstrings and fingers
  • Deep stretches the back and legs
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Marichi’s Pose (Marichyasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Stretches back, hips and hamstrings
  • Good for flat feet and digestive problems
  • Relaxes shoulders and arms
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Monkey Pose (Hanumanasana / Anjaneyasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Deep stretches hips and groin
  • Improves concentration and fact retention
  • Great for stretching chest, feet and ankles
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Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Helps gain initial sense of balance
  • Opens up chest cavity for breathing exercises
  • Stimulates thyroid and helps increase height
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Noose Pose (Pasasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Improves seated balance and posture
  • Strengthens knees and ankles
  • Enhances focus and flexibility
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One Legged Bridge Pose (Eka Pada Setuasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Strengthens back, ankles and shoulders
  • Great stretch for abdomen and quadriceps
  • Beneficial for urinary system function
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One Legged Dog / Downward Dog (Split) Pose (Eka Pada Svanasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Enhances hamstring flexibility and hip flexion
  • Stretches Achilles’ tendons and groin
  • Improves digestion and balance
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One Legged Wheel Pose (Eka Pada Chakrasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Improves balance and focus
  • Strengthens arms, shoulders and ankles
  • Tones back, hips and calves
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One Legged Headstand (Eka Pada Sirsasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Beneficial in mental stress, depression, anxiety and fatigue
  • Stretches legs and ankles
  • Strengthens back, elbows and forearms
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Peacock Pose (Mayurasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Good for working on focus
  • Strengthens and tones arms and upper back
  • Tones lower body and back
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Plow Pose (Halasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Deep stretches back
  • Strengthens shoulders and neck
  • Tones abdomen and helps get relief from obesity
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Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya I (Eka Pada Koundinyanasana I)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Strengthens arms
  • Improves balance and focus
  • Stretches groin and legs
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Pose Dedicated to the Sage Koundinya II (Eka Pada Koundinyanasana II)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Corrects body alignment
  • Tones whole body
  • Strengthens arms and wrists
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Reclined Hero Pose (Supta Virasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Relieves from lower back issues
  • Stretches abdomen and quadriceps
  • Relaxes mind and helps in fertility
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Reclined Thunderbolt Pose (Supta Vajrasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Strengthens shoulders and elbows
  • Relieves from upper back pain and stiffness
  • Stretches chest muscles and helps breathe deeper
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Reclining Bound Angle Pose (Supta Baddha Konasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Great pose for mental and physical rejuvenation
  • Beneficial in reproductive issues
  • Deeply relaxes back, neck and groin
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Reverse Corpse Pose (Advasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Relaxes mind and body
  • Stretches arm pits and abdomen
  • Alternative pose for Yoga Nidra
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Revolved Head to Knee Pose (Parivritta Janu Sirsasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stretches and tones abdomen and arms
  • Great for hip opening and stave off fat from legs
  • Improves spine and neck flexibility and strength
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Revolved Abdomen Pose (Jathara Parivartanasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stretches abdomen and lower back
  • Improves focus and sense of peace
  • Tones back of shoulders and calves
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Revolved Extended Side Angle Pose (Parivritta Parsvokonasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Stretches groin and legs
  • Helps trim down belly fat and tone abdomen
  • Strengthens ankles, knees and wrist
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Revolved Triangle Pose (Parivritta Trikonasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Stretches hamstrings and Achilles’ tendon
  • Relaxes back and hips
  • Tones abdomen and shoulders
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Royal / King Pigeon Pose (Raja Kapotasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Ideal for those ladies who are trying to conceive
  • Improves posture
  • Relieves back pain
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Scale Pose (Tolasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Strengthens arms, shoulders and chest
  • Great for balance enhancement and hand grip
  • Improves concentration
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Scorpion Pose (Vrschikasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Strengthens arms and shoulders
  • Great for flexibility and back pain
  • Improves mental focus
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Seated Forward Bend Pose (Paschimottanasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stretches legs and back
  • Stimulates abdominal organs
  • Relaxes mind
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Side Crane Pose (Parsva Bakasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Strengthens arms, shoulders and wrists
  • Tones back and abdomen
  • Improves focus and balance
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Sphinx Pose

  • Level: Beginner
  • Strengthens arms and shoulders
  • Tones lower back and hips
  • Good for digestive issues
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Staff Pose (Dandasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Improves seated posture and prepares body for follow up poses
  • Enhances lung capacity and concentration
  • Relaxes back, legs and shoulders
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Standing Forward Bend Pose (Uttanasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stimulates kidney, liver and pancreas for improved digestion
  • Provides relief in obesity, stress and depression
  • Enhances balance and spine strength
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Standing Half Forward Bend (Ardha Uttanasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Corrects body alignment and standing posture
  • Strengthens ankles and enhances toe grip
  • Improves digestive and urinary functions
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Standing Spinal Twist Pose (Katichakrasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stretches and relaxes abdomen
  • Strengthens spine and makes it flexible
  • Relieves of stress and anxiety
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Superman / Inverted Locust pose (Viparita Shalabhasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stretches arms and thighs
  • Strengthens core and back
  • Improves balance and focus
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Threading the Needle (Parsva Balasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Great for mental and physical rejuvenation
  • Stretches feet and shoulders
  • Good for reproductive disorders
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Thunderbolt Pose (Vajrasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Aids in improving urinary and digestive functions
  • Corrects body posture and stretches quads
  • Great pose for practicing Pranayama
Tortoise Pose (Kurmasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Deeply stretches back and hips
  • Stimulates heart and lungs
  • Strengthens shoulders and lower back
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Tree Pose (Vrksasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Helps gain better sense of balance
  • Strengthens ankles, knees and improves toe grip
  • Rectifies standing posture
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Triangle Pose (Trikonasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Stretches inner thighs and groin
  • Tones waist and aids in fat loss
  • Helps with balance issues
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Unsupported Shoulder Stand (Niralamba Sarvangasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Strengthens shoulders and neck
  • Improves balance and mental focus
  • Provides relief in stress and anxiety
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Upward Extended Feet Pose (Urdhva Prasarita Padasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Tones legs and feet
  • Shapes abdomen and stimulates the organs
  • Helpful in hormonal imbalances
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Upward Facing Forward Bend Pose (Urdhva Mukha Paschimottanasana)

  • Level: Advanced
  • Enhances sense of balance
  • Stretches whole back and legs
  • Reduces stress and feelings of panic
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Upward Facing Two-Foot Staff Pose (Dvi Pada Viparita Dandasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Deeply stretches thighs, abdomen and chest
  • Great for athletes
  • Makes body flexible and agile
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Upward Plank Pose (Purvottanasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Strengthens arms and chest muscles
  • Stretches ankles and knees
  • Tones lower back
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Upward Salute / Upward Tree pose (Urdhva Hastasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stimulates abdominal organs
  • Stretches arms and upper back
  • Improves posture
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Upward-Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Helpful in thyroid issues
  • Tones back, thighs and calves
  • Strengthens shoulders and arms
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Warrior I Pose (Virabhadrasana I)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Shapes calves and hips
  • Strengthens and stretches ankles and thighs
  • Relaxes arms and back
Warrior I (Virabhadrasana I) thumbnail
Warrior II Pose (Virabhadrasana II)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Strengthens and stretches ankles, calves and thighs
  • Improves focus and memory
  • Opens hips and stimulates reproductive organs
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Warrior III Pose (Virabhadrasana III)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Strengthens and tones the whole body
  • Improves memory
  • Corrects posture and improves balance
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Wheel Pose (Chakrasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Induces feelings of happiness and relieves from anger and frustration
  • Great for digestive, urinary and reproductive system
  • Strengthens arms and legs
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Wide Legged Standing Forward Bend Pose (Prasarita Paddotanasana)

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Provides relief from stress and obesity
  • Strengthens ankles and wrists
  • Enhances memory and flexibility
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Wind Releasing Pose (Pavanamuktasana)

  • Level: Beginner
  • Stimulates digestive system
  • Help get rid of constipation and flatulence
  • Rejuvenates body and mind
Wind Releasing Pose (Pavanamuktasana) thumbnail


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  1. hi dear…….hope u r doing exceedingly well….gud article……but have some elaborateness,i’m adcanced yogi and fitness freak……..very gud info…

  2. madan kanti

    November 13, 2016

    great collection…superbly presented

  3. shouldn’t Upward-Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana) be Urdhva Muka Svanasana?
    Otherwise a very helpful list, thanks!

  4. Isn't headstand an inverted posture??.

  5. sir please make pdf of all yoga poses so everyone can get it.

  6. Very Great with an excellent we will daily practice then receive better source with power in our body .

    Thank you for provide image with details. God Bless to you..

  7. RM acharya

    July 22, 2017

    Sir postures images should be more hd pixels so that it can be zoom and see

  8. Very nice and a great work Thankyou!!!!!

  9. Sumakumar

    December 4, 2017

    Hi can I get this Asanas with PICTURES & NAMEs

  10. Karan singh

    February 21, 2018

    Best collection

  11. Yoga Journal

    March 26, 2018

    amazing list with pictures, so so helpful! Thank you very much!

  12. Vishesh sharma

    March 19, 2019

    What should b the sequence of balasana ,sarvanasana,halasana,bhijangasana,paschimotasana,and chakrasana??help me clear my doubt ..thanks

  13. Surbhi

    May 27, 2019

    Plzz send me yoga all posture

  14. Upward-Facing Dog must be named as Urdhva Mukha Svanasana.

  15. Ranjan Mohanty

    November 22, 2020

    So nice information..


    September 24, 2021

    Great collection but still I didn’t get the name and image of Yoga I was looking for. Yoga pose of sitting position but hanging on handstand like.