Halāsana is an advanced level halāsana where the practitioner takes the legs over the face as far back as possible. This ensures flexibility and wellbeing.
Sarvangāsana is an āsana where the practitioner balances the entire body on the shoulders, holding the head in a neck-lock with the chest.
Matsyāsana is a mandatory āsana that is performed after halāsana and sarvāsana to reverse the spinal pressure on the neck.
Mayurāsana is an āsana where the entire body is held straight horizontally by balancing it on the hands and with elbows against the abdomen.
Śiraśāsana or Head-stand Pose is an āsana where the practitioner balances the entire body one the head, using the cupped hands and elbows as support.
Viparīta-karaṇī is an āsana where the yogi holds the legs and hips perpendicular to the torso and the torse between 45 and 60 degrees off the ground.
Arda-matsyendrasana is an asana where a practitioner steadies the body around the hips and twists the lower back to hold the other side.
In yoga-mudra, the practitioner sits in padmasana, then placing the hands on the heelsbends forward to touch the face to the ground.
Uḍḍīyana bandha (abdominal hold) is a bandha but not an āsana. Bandha is a hold where the flow of prāṇa is obstucted to achieve higher yoga goals.
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