There are numerous compelling reasons to incorporate yoga into your training regimen. Yoga helps you relax and reduce stress by improving muscle tone, flexibility, and balance. Start with the easiest ones, stay consistent with your practice, and let your body adjust to the increasing difficulty levels of yoga poses in a constant flow. Here are a handful of the best yoga poses to try at home.
This is a great way to start any yoga practice. It’s one of the most basic yoga poses, and its name translates to pleasure posture. It’s done by crossing your legs while sitting so that your feet are below your knees, and your hands are resting on your knees, palms up or down.
This is an excellent beginner’s stance to try at home. This aids in the definition of body posture for advanced and intricate poses. Standing solid, back and head straight, firming thigh muscles by elevating knee caps, keeping hands parallel to the body, lifting bodyweight on toes, and maintaining the position for 7-10 seconds before releasing. The most significant advantage of mastering this posture is that it serves as the foundation for standing asanas and can be readily done at home as part of a morning or evening routine.
Cat-Cow helps to relieve back pain by stretching and awakening the spine. The entire spine, neck, chest, and shoulders expand up and become more flexible as a result. I recommend doing this at least 5 to 10 times. Place your hands directly between your shoulders and your knees beneath your hips on your mat on all fours. Spread the fingers wide and distribute your weight evenly between your hands. As if you were a cat, take a deep breath and arch your back, lowering the chin up to your chest. Feel stretch from your neck to your tailbone. As you exhale, drop your back to a scoop shape while lifting and tilting your head back. With regular exercise, you may improve your body posture, keep your thighs and ankles stronger, make your spine more agile, and regulate your digestive, respiratory, and nervous systems.
This pose allows you to extend your entire body, from your heels to the tips of your fingers. It will also help you to enhance your balance. For this stance, begin by standing straight. Raise your hands over your head in the prayer position. On your right leg, maintain balance. Bend your left knee to the left side and put your left foot towards your right leg’s inner thigh. Hold the position for 30 seconds. Rep with the other leg.
This is a great pose for beginners since it helps build stamina for higher-level postures while also toning the upper body. It begins with lying on one’s stomach and placing one’s palms beside one’s shoulders. Then raise the upper torso to look up at the sky. Once you’ve reached a comfortable height, squeeze your thighs, hips, and toes against each other for a few seconds before releasing to the same resting on the stomach position.
Bound Angle Pose
This yoga stance is known as a reclining bound angle. Deep relaxation is aided by it. The pose begins with lying flat on your back on the ground and putting your feet near your groin. Then open your knees until they touch the ground, and press your palms down towards your feet. Hug down the knees and roll from side to side before releasing. It improves the function of the kidneys, bladder, heart, and blood circulation. It also stretches the muscles of the inner thigh and groin. Learn to be aware of your posture at your desk or when walking as you can be the first step toward making changes that will allow you to move more quickly and feel better all of the time.