YOGASANAS and their Benefits   
by: Vasanthi Bhat (

Yoga is a powerful art form with incredible healing powers. These powers can be harnessed by anyone with a desire for self-improvement.

There are various Yogasanas, that can be used to relieve stress and revitalize your tired body and mind. Yogasanas help in relaxation and toning of the muscles, improve circulation, regain the vital force or energy, lose or gain weight, feel and look young, and improve concentration. Some of the Yogasanas are easy to practice and yet very powerful in relieving conditions like back-pain, allergy, headaches, high and low blood pressure, insomnia and depression.

We are featuring in this special series, a variety of Yogasanas that can be practiced at your convenience to refresh, revitalize, and reduce stress.

A new Yogasana with complete illustrations, will be added each month. (So, come back and check out this column regularly!)

Feature Yogasana:

Vasanthi Bhat is an internationally recognized yoga teacher, author, publisher, and producer. She is also the founder of Vasantha Yoga Health and Fitness Center in San Jose, California. She has been practicing and teaching yoga for over 22 years.

Vasanthi has produced a series of Video tapes, audio CDs, and has written several books.

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