In our previous blog post about Yoga, we discussed some difficult yet effective yoga poses to maintain the equilibrium of body, mind and soul. But before we practice those tough yoga poses which need optimum flexibility, we require to practice some basic ones.
Following are the next set of easy yoga asanas which you can yourself practice at home without the help of any experts! 🙂
1. PRASARITA PADOTTANASANA
It helps in lengthening the spinal column and stretching the legs and the back muscles. It also calms the mind and stretches hamstrings.
2. ADHO MUKHA SVANASANA
This yoga pose makes you achieve stability in your hands and feet with a more extended spine. It also helps in imparting power, flexibility and alertness to the body and mind.
It is a bend that stretches and releases the spine and lower back. This yoga pose helps in relaxing spine, shoulders, and neck and increasing blood circulation to your head.
4. ANANDA BALASANA
This yoga pose opens and stretches the hips. It is effective in bringing relaxation by making your mind calm.
5. ARDHA MATSYENDRASANA
This is a half spinal twist pose which benefits the spine and the abdominal organs.
It helps in reducing the extra weight of tummy fat and exercising all the abdominal muscles, both internally and externally.
This Boat Pose helps in stretching the abdominal muscles and tones all abdominal organs, hip flexors, and spine. It also stimulates the kidneys, thyroid, prostate glands, and intestines.
8. SUPTA VIRASANA
This is the most basic form of yoga. The lotus yoga pose invigorates the nerves of your legs and thighs. It helps in deepening meditation by calming the mind and reducing physical ailments.
10. SETU BANDHASANA
It helps in strengthening the back muscles and instantaneously relieving the tired back. It gives a good stretch to the chest, neck and helpful in treatment of thyroid.