The following asanas are prescribed according to individual needs by an Acarya, or trained teacher of Ananda Marga. It is not recommended to practice them without specific guidance, in order to avoid risk of injury.
A prescription of asanas usually includes from 3 to maximum 6 of these postures adapted to the individual. As asanas help to harmonize and regulate the glandular system, they can be used as a part of an overall holistic approach to preventative medicine, as well as complimenting treatments for various chronic physical conditions. In addition, psychic tendencies such as excessive anger, fearfulness, arrogance, anxiety, depression, lethargy and dullness can gradually be transformed and brought into balance through the regular practice of specific asanas.
This chart is designed to aid those that have received a prescription of yoga asanas to identify and remember their asanas: