Yoga with Darren

Indus Valley Seal

Yoga Postures

Above, is a seal dating from the Indus Valley civilisation period, around 3000BC, depicting a figure possibly Pasupati, Lord or Protector of animals, sitting in a traditional Yoga pose. Below are some examples of yoga postures, along with their names and a brief description of their benefits.

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Bhujapidasana B

Develops balancing skills and strengthens arms, shoulders and abdominal muscles.


The Firefly pose, opens the hips and strengthens the thigh muscles.


Improves blood circulation and strengthens the nervous system.