Bridge Pose

Bridge-pose

Its Sanskrit name is Setu Bhanda. This can strengthen the upper area of the body like the chest and neck. It is also a good movement for the spine. People who practice yoga start with this pose before doing some intense bending. The first thing to do is lie on the floor. Put arms on the side. The knees should be bent. Press your feet as you lift the hips. Claps your hands on the lower back area and use the arms for support. Lift the hips until as they are side by side with the floor. For beginners, put pillow under the head or hips.

Tree Pose

tree pose

The Sanskrit name for this pose is Vriksasana. With this yoga pose, you improve your balance. It can strengthen several areas of the body like thighs, calves, ankles and spine. The first step is take a mountain pose then shift the weight in the left leg. The hips should be facing forward. Slowly place the sole of the right foot on the inside of your left thigh. One should find balance while doing the pose. Once you reach it, put your palms together in a prayer. You can also reach the arms up. Repeat the position on the other side.

Warrior Pose

warrior pose

Its Sanskrit name is Virabhadrasana. The benefits of this movement include strengthening and stretching the legs and ankles. The popular step is easy to do. First is to stand with your legs apart. It should be at least three to four feet apart. Your right foot should be 90 degrees. The left foot is just slightly turned. Keep the shoulders down and extend the arms to the side. Make sure the palms are facing down. Lunge the right knees at 90 degrees. The knees should be just above the foot but shouldn’t pass the toes. Focus your stare on your hand then switch sides.

Downward Facing Dog

downward facing dog

Its Sanskrit name is Adho mukha svanasana. The yoga pose is encouraging blood circulation throughout the body. It is a great way to stretch the calves and heels. How do you do this? The first step is to get on all fours. Make sure that your hands are shoulder width apart. Your knees should also be hips width apart. Walk your hands slightly forward. Your fingers should also be wide apart to achieve stability. Curl your toes and then press your hips upward. Your body will look like an inverted V. Strong stretch can be done by keeping your heels planted on the floor.

Mountain Pose

mountain pose

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Its Sanskrit name is Tadasana. The benefits of doing this basic yoga move are endless . It can improve posture and you can find your balance. You can also clear your mind and practice solid breathing exercise while doing the move.. The basic pose is easy to do. All you need is to stand with feet apart. Be sure to evenly spread your weight. At the start of the position, your arms should be on your side. Breathe slowly at an even pace. Make sure that your neck is aligned with your spine. Move your hands and arms up or in a prayer position.