Yoga Poses for Beginners

Yoga is not just a fitness regime, it is a way of living. Adapting the practice in our daily life helps to experience the change within. To begin with, try these yoga poses for beginners.

Adopting yoga in the daily life de-clutters the shackles of day-to-day stress, tension, worries, etc. Yoga is beyond the physical training. The practice is designed to shower immense benefits in order to keep the entire being healthy. Once the practice starts, anyone can be fascinated with its mysterious charm. Yoga is the way of knowing the Self better and improvise the process of self-healing. The ancient science of life is for everyone and anyone can garner the enormous benefits of this wonderful art.

To ascent the ladder of the ancient art, start with these amazing yoga poses for beginners.

Tadasana

The asana is the perfect posture, to begin with. From Tadasana, various other yoga poses emerge. Mountain pose is the basic level Hatha yoga asana that improves posture and balance, strengthens the lower body, tones the abdomen, alleviates sciatica, reduces flat feet, strengthens the spine, and regulates the digestive, respiratory, and nervous system.

Tadasana

Vrikasana

This yoga pose depicts the stance of a tree and is packed with a lot of benefits. A beginner level Hatha yoga asana that helps strengthen the spine, improve the balance and poise, improve the neuromuscular coordination, tone the leg muscles, make the lower body strong, strengthen the ears and shoulders, relieve sciatica, increase flexibility, and deepen the thorax.

Vrikasana

Balasana

An amazing resting pose, Balasana is a basic level Vinyasa yoga pose that depicts the position of a baby. Packed with a lot of benefits, the pose releases stress along with back, chest, and shoulder tension. It also relieves fatigue, reduces anxiety, massages the internal organs, lengthens the spine, stretches the hips, thighs, and ankle, improves blood circulation, and stretches the muscles.

Balasana

Bhujangasana

One of the poses in the Surya Namaskar series, Bhujangasana is the basic level Ashtanga yoga pose and a great one for the beginners. Contains a lot of benefits, cobra pose gives a deep backbend, strengthens the spine, tones the abdomen organs, stimulates digestive, urinary and reproductive systems, regulates metabolism, balances weight, relieves sciatica and asthma, and is great for the heart and lungs.

Bhujangasana

Adho Mukha Svanasana

The beginner level Ashtanga yoga pose, this asana has numerous amazing benefits that include- improved blood circulation and digestion, strengthened the abdominal muscles, toned hands and feet, reduced anxiety and stress.

 Adho Mukha Svanasana

 

Utthita Trikonasana

Triangle pose is the beginner level Vinyasa yoga pose that is known for stretching the muscles and improvising the body functioning. The pose strengthens the knees, ankles, legs, arms, and chest, increases mental and physical stability, improves digestion, stimulates abdominal organs, and reduces stress, anxiety, back pain, and sciatica.

Utthita Trikonasana

 

Setu Bandhasana

The basic level Vinyasa yoga, Setu Bandhasana is designed to relieve stress, depression, anxiety, stretch, tone, and strengthen the muscles, reduce thyroid problems, improve digestion, and control high BP. It is also great for pregnant women while it helps alleviate the symptoms of menstrual and menopause as well.

Setu Bandhasana

Ardha Matsyendrasana

Hatha yoga pose, Ardha Matsyendrasana has a lot of variations and benefits. The asana increases flexibility, strengthens the spine, stretches muscles and relieves stiffness, massages abdominal organs, reduces stress, increases oxygen supply, cures slipped disc, helps with diabetes, cures menstrual disorders, etc.

Ardha Matsyendrasana

Other asanas- Paschimottanasa, Uttanasana, Utkatasana, Ananda Balasana, Virasana, Utthita Ashwa Sanchalanasana, Warrior Series, Marjaryasana & Bitilasana Viparita Karani, Sukhasana, Malasana, Utthita Parsvakonasana, and Baddha konasana.

Finish the session in the Savasana or Corpse pose, one of the therapeutic yoga asanas performed at the end of the practice.

Keep practicing yoga and keep availing its benefits.

Ridhi Jain

Ridhi Jain, a bachelor in Mass Communication and Yogi at heart, has always been fascinated by the power of Yoga and its ability to influence others positively. Following her true calling and love for writing, she stepped into the arena of Yoga and Spirituality writing since she graduated and has been diligently sharing her thoughts and knowledge on these sciences ever since. Being an avid follower of the ancient science of Yoga, she strives to inspire millions to imbibe and adopt Yoga. One the path of reading, learning, and writing about yoga there has been no looking back as she continues to deepen her passion for the yogic science.

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