These eight key yoga postures for women not only help you east into a practice but also east into your body. Albeit, they are relatively simple and quick to learn, they are deeply therapeutic and strength building at the same time. These yoga postures also help you miracles for your flexibility.
Start in a kneeling position, now drop your butt toward your heels as you stretch the rest of your body and forward. When you are in a fully stretch position, rest your arms in a flexible and relaxed position along the floor, rest your stomach comfortably on top of your thighs, and now rest your forehead on your yoga mat. Gently press your chest on your thighs and hold for a few seconds. It helps you to calm down the nervous system, relieves constipation and deeply relax for the your back.
- Downward-facing dog (Adho Mukha Savasana)
Down dog pose is an another name of downward-facing dog pose. In Sanskrit, down dog pose is called as Adho mukha savasana. So the benefit or the steps of down dog pose is as same as downward facing dog pose. It releases tension from your spine, stretches your hamstrings, calves, arches, hands. It improves your digestive system and relieves back pain, headaches, insomnia and fatigue. It decreases back pain by strengthening your entire back and shoulder girdle. It extends shoulders and shoulder blade area.
- Warrior II (Veerabhadrasana)
Veerabhadrasana or Virabhadrasana is one of the most popular yoga postures which adds beauty and courage to one’s yoga practice. No doubt this pose is helpful in many ways. If you want to practice this pose to get the entire benefits of this yoga pose. Keep practicing. The asana or the yoga pose is pronounced as Vee- Ra- Bha- Dra-aasana. It means, Veera – vigorous, warrior, courageous; Bhadra – good, auspicious; Asana – Posture.
- Plank pose / Side Plank Pose (Vasisthasana)
Side Plank Pose or Vasisthasana is one of the most popular pose in the entire yoga style. Though, this full version of the pose is practiced with the top leg raised surface to the ground. That posture is quite advanced but we are giving some easy way to practice this pose that anyone can start practicing this yoga pose. It helps you to stretches and strengthens your wrists. This yoga pose is very good to give strength for your abdomen and legs.
Tree Yoga Pose or Vriksasana. The name comes from the words vriksa or vriksha meaning “tree” and asana meaning “posture”. Tree Pose, or Vrksasana, aimed to perfect the balance and focus of mind. In this pose, the lower body provides the support for the upper body as the body stands with grace and strength. This pose improves balance, poise, posture, concentration, increases the range of motion in your hips, deepens the thorax, strengthens your ankles and tones the muscles of the legs, back and chest.
Garland Pose is also called Malasana (Sanskrit). This pose is called Excretion Pose or Relieving Pose. Mala means – dirt or rubbish. This pose helps to purify our body from dirt, rubbish or filth. This yoga pose is very much beneficial for physical and moral and for any bodily excretion or secretion. This asana or yoga is a simple pose designed to help relieve stress and increase your focus. Practicing this pose regularly can help you to relieve menstrual discomfort, helps to improve your balance and opens your hips.
- Boat pose (Paripurna Asana)
In the entire yoga style, Boat Pose is very popular. This Boat Pose you will see your entire body takes a shape like a boat. This pose will help to reduce fat from your belly, improve the digestion; will improve to function of your kidney, liver, thyroids and prostate glands effectively. It improves blood circulation and also strengthens your abdominal muscles.
- Bridge pose (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana)
The Bridge pose is another name of construction of a bridge. The legs and the hips do most of the work which helps in rejuvenating tired feet. After a certain time you will feel flexible and alert in both body and mind. This back-bend will open your chest up and keep your spinal cord more flexible. It improves digestion, helps relieve symptoms of menopause, reduce backache and headache.
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