20 Most Famous Yoga Poses with Photos

1. Handstand (Adho Mukha Vrksasana Pose)

What do you think are most common yoga poses, postures, or asanas. It would be impossible to delineate all recognized postures and their variations. In addition, other labels may be given to postures, depending on the school, the origin of the system within that school, or the yogi or guru who developed the system in question (wikipedia).

2. Side Reclining Leg Lift, Sleeping Vishnu Pose, Anantasana Pose (Anantasana Pose)

3. Low Lunge, Crescent Pose (Anjaneyasana)

4. Knees to chest pose (Apanasana, Supta Balasana)

5. Half Frog Pose (Ardha Bhekasana)

6. Half Moon Pose (Ardha Chandrasana)

7. Eight Angle Pose (Astavakrasana)

8. Crane Pose, Crow Pose (Bakasana)

9. Child’s Pose (Balasana)

10. Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

11. Shoulder Pressing Pose (Bhujapidasana)

12. Cow Pose (Bitilasana)

13. Bow Pose (Dhanurasana)

14. One-Legged King Pigeon Pose (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana)

One-Legged King Pigeon Pose

15. Fish Pose (Matsyasana)

16. King Dancer Pose, Lord of the Dance Pose (Natarajasana)

17. Yoga Boat Pose (Navasana)

Yoga Boat Pose

18. Lotus Pose (Padmasana)

Lotus Pose

19. Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana Pose)

20. Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana Pose)

Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana Pose)

About Author: This is a guest post by Aqeel Syed who is a Dahn Yoga enthusiast and blogger. Aqeel blogs about benefits of yoga and natural healing at www.dahnyogaca.com

  • As I am suffering from back pain issue and not getting the idea that what pose would be beneficial for me to get rid from it. Can you suggest the best pose for those people who are suffering from back pain problem?

    • Lata

      Shashankasan, Purn Bhujangasan, Pashchimotanasan, Supt Vakrasan, Merudandasan & Downward facing dog pose are the poses for back pain relief

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