Simple Yoga Asanas to Start
You’ve probably heard about the benefits of yoga, but have you wondered how you can start. As we always suggest, start with the easy stuff. So, here are some simple yoga asanas and poses that can get you started.
Child Pose or Balasana: This pose is ideal for beginners where a person surrenders to gravity, resulting in relaxation of shoulders, neck back muscles and thighs. See how to perform child pose or balasana.
Staff Pose or Dandasana: Relax your mind and body with the simplest form of sitting position on which many asanas are based. Performing staff pose strengthens legs, shoulders, chest, back muscles and improves alignment. See how to perform Dandasana Pose.
Crocodile pose or Makarasana: This pose stabilizes blood pressure, stimulates the urogenital system and the small intestines by subdued pressure on the abdominal section which in turn activates the digestive processes.Furthermore, the Makarasana clears the breathing tract and helps in alleviating breathing trouble.See how to perform this exotic pose: Crocodile pose or Makarasana.
Wind releasing pose or Pawana mukta asana: Troubled with upset stomach, constipation and gas? Here is the perfect yoga pose to relief yourself from gastrointestinal gas by stimulating the abdominal region. This pose helps you release trapped gas from the stomach and intestines. Read here to perform this wind releasing pose or pawan mukta asana.
Corpse Pose or Shavasan: Lie flat on the back with legs together and (palms facing up)arms close to the body. Relax your body and mind with this pose. Read here for more about this corpse pose or shavasan.
Auspicious Pose or Sukhasana: Meaning of Sukhasana is to make you seated in a comfortable poise. This pose helps you become peaceful and helps you in your flight to higher conciousness by following your breath and leaving all the worries aside. See how to perform the auspicious pose or sukhasana.
Prosperous pose or Swastikasana: It is a effective meditative process by sitting evenly and meditating. When combined with pranayama cure many diseases and increases balance in body and mind. Read here for more of prosperity through yoga.
So, start with this list of yoga poses, and watch out for more!