Yoga Poses to Establish Your Yoga Routine
Practicing yoga poses means transforming the bodys stress, anxiety, ill health, unhappiness and anger into a peacefulness and energetic form of health. Yoga is a good way of relaxation because it can relieve the tension in your body and mind without experiencing tiredness and overexertion.
Yoga poses provides flexibility, reinforces the muscles and even decreases fat build-up and also develops the circulation of blood and performance of specific organs in your body. There are a wide range of yoga poses that can aid a person to achieve a high level of self-awareness, steadiness, and strength.
For practicing yoga poses, you need to concentrate on your body and mind. Yoga poses will recover your health and enhance your quality of life.
Lets look at a few simple poses and the way to do them.
The mountain pose is one of the most basic of yoga poses. This yoga posture is also known as tadasana. It is the initial and end point of all standing poses. In this yoga posture, when standing in mountain pose, the mind is calm, and the body will be strong and immobile, like a mountain.
This is a type of yoga pose that you can practice in your daily life. By practicing to stand properly will have a deep influence on your physical and mental conditions. It helps to reinforce the thighs and develops posture.
Mountain pose is a step-by-step procedure. So follow these steps.
This is a standing pose. Stand with your feet touching from the heel to the big toe, keep your back straight and press the arms a little against the sides with palms facing inward.
Slightly flex the muscles in the knees, stomach, thighs and buttocks keeping a stiff posture. Balance your weight uniformly on your feet. Breathe in through your nostrils and raise the buttocks off the legs bending the back and forcing the abdomen forward and incline the head as far back as possible.
Ensure that your body is straight. Elongate your neck and feel as your head lifted to the ceiling and shoulder bones relax.
This mountain pose is an opening of many other simple yoga asanas, so its important for you to learn and practice this yoga poses correctly. Many common discomforts can be noticed to poor posture.
It is better to practice this yoga pose once a day for several minutes. The mountain pose is also suggested before and following any other standing yoga postures. A beginner can practice this yoga pose against the wall so that you can actually feel your body getting into alignment.
Awkward Chair Pose
Another one of the yoga poses is the awkward chair pose, also known as utkatasana, starts with the mountain pose. Be in the mountain pose and bend your knees till your thighs are almost parallel to the floor.
Keep that stern end little down while getting the arms up towards the ceiling. It should be in such a way that there need to be a slight bend in the upper back. Breathe in and out deeply for five to ten times.
This yoga pose can obviously works on the muscles of the arms and legs, but it also motivates the diaphragm and heart. A beginner can practice on just bringing your thighs nearer and being parallel to the floor.
One more popular yoga poses that is often practiced is the Bridge Pose. It is also known as Setu Bandha Sarvangasana. This type of yoga poses is classified as a back bend but dont get scared away. For practicing this pose, first lie down on your back by bending your knees. Get the soles of your feet parallel on your floor or mat close to the buttocks.
Now raise your hips up to the ceiling. Interweave the fingers behind your back and straight the arms, pressing them down into the mat. After achieving this, first roll one shoulder and then the other. Now lift your hips higher.
Bring your chest near the chin however remember dont move the chin towards your chest, placing your feet parallel. Liberate your hands and then slowly bring everything back down till you are flat on the floor.
This pose strengthens the backbone, opens the chest, develops spinal flexibility, and stimulates the thyroid.
The boat pose is theoretically called the Navasana and is a seated posture. This yoga pose will help increase abdominal and core strength. For practicing this pose, start with a seated position and get your legs up to an angle of 45 degrees. With this the body will naturally fall back; without letting the spine fall down, allow it to do so.
This creates an inverted shape with your body. Get your arms straight in line along with your shoulders. Ensure that you are balancing on your sit bones. For the beginners, try to bend your knees if essential, this is called the Half Boat Pose.
This pose strengthens the abdomen, hips, and spine and stimulates the kidneys, thyroid and prostate glands, and intestines.