Yoga is an age-old practice which involves both our mind and body. It is a form of physical exercise which involves different kinds of asanas and posture that will help us in the well being of our mind, body, and soul. Yoga is an age-old tradition which dates back to 5000 years ago. This age-old practice- Yoga isn’t just a religion it is now a practice that aims towards a healthy mind and a healthy body.
Yoga has various benefits on our body it not only improves our flexibility it also helps us in building our muscle strength. In this present world by working 12 hours a day we tend to ruin our posture. Poor posture leads to back, neck and joint pain which can lead to a long term illness. Yoga helps us in correcting our posture. Yoga increases blood flow and gives strength to our spine and boosts our immunity. The list can get very long if we start noting down all the benefits of yoga. But before we start with yoga we should always have a proper yoga towel so that while doing the asanas we don’t slip.
Different Types Of Yoga Asanas:
Yoga is all about stretching and flexibility. It will give us strength and flexibility but the results are not for the beginning so patience is the key to perfection. Some of the best yoga asanas are:
Full Body Yoga Tadasana:
Tadasana or mountain pose is one of the simplest forms of yoga asanas. In this asana, we have to stand upright with our within namaste position above our head. This asana helps in strengthening our hands, back, spine and whole body.
It is forward bending pose which helps us in relieving our stress and anxiety. In this asana, our arms seem to stretch and it also helps in shoulder relaxation.
The trikonasana helps in stretching and strengthening our muscles and improving the function of our body. This asana is great for pregnant ladies as it helps in lowering blood pressure and reducing our anxiety which is very common among them. Trikonasana also helps in reducing our fats from our waist and thighs. This asana is great for kids as it helps in increasing our concentration.
Surya Namaskar has an all-around effect on our body. It consists of twelve poses. It helps in improving our flexibility, strength and improves the balance of the body. A few sets of Surya Namaskar can be a great cardio session to lose our overall body fat. It also helps us in building up our stamina.
Bhujangasana or cobra pose is one of the easiest forms of yoga asanas. It is great for losing weight and increasing the metabolism of the body. This asana improves the functioning of the liver, kidney, gallbladder, and pancreas. It also helps in treating many diseases like sleeping disorder, spine problems, constipation, and indigestion. This asana also helps in strengthening our core and back.