Yoga Poses for Better Health

The benefits of yoga are varied. The body welcomes and requires active movement. Any form of stretching will help the body stay limber. However, the physical benefits of yoga, as reported by the millions of people who perform various types of asanas, go beyond that, like better flexibility of the spine and joints, Increased flow of blood and oxygen, better balance, better posture, improved digestion, toned and strengthened muscles, reduction of toxins built up in the body and heightened immune system response are some of its benefits.

Half-moon Pose

Half-moon Pose

Below are the second set of yoga poses for you to make your life more enjoyable and healthy living.Mountain Pose or Tadasana: This is a simple pose for beginners. Tadasana helps to bring the body and mind in balance and alignment position. Practicing  with proper execution and continual along with other postures helps to re-train the body to stand correctly and reverse the negative effects of poor posture. Read more for performing the mountain pose.

Downward-Facing Dog Pose or Adho Mukha Svanasana: The Adho Mukha Svanasana helps to cure backaches, relieve stress and mild depression and revitalizes energy.  The Adho Mukha  Svanasana gives the brain more blood flow and alsostrengthens and lengthens the spine. Read more on how to perform this simple pose.

Half-moon Pose or Ardhachandra-asana: This pose benefits the lower back, abdomen and chest by stretching and balancing the body. Start with feet together and arms by the side. Bring both the hands at the chest with palms lightly pressed against each other. Breathe-in while raising the arms straight up keeping palms pressed lightly together. Arch your body backwards while keeping the arms alongside your neck and head, Read more for performing Half Moon Pose.

Matsyendrasana or The Lord of the Fishes Pose: This stimulates the liver and kidneys and stretches the shoulders, hips, and neck. The Lord of the Fishes Pose energizes the spine and stimulates the digestive fire in the belly. Matsyendrasana  also relieves menstrual discomfort, fatigue, sciatica, and backache. Read on how to perform  The Lord of the Fishes.
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Noose Pose or Pasasana: Pasasana  provides relief in asthma, menstrual discomforts and tension in shoulder, neck and back. Performing Noose Pose stimulates the abdominal organs and also helps in improving digestion and elimination. Pasasana also brings about the stretching of the ankles thus providing them with strength and flexibility. Read more for performing this easy pose.

Straight Angle Pose or Samakonasana: Start the asana with sitting on the ground and stretch the legs forward.  Keep you legs straight and be rested on the ground. Now, slowly stretch your legs sideways so that it should form a straight line and keep the body straight. Stay in this posture for few seconds and then
slowly bring back the legs to the normal position. Straight Angle Pose also opens groins and stretches hips, thighs and calf muscles and also strengthens inner thigh muscles. Read for more benefits of straight angle
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Accomplished or Adept Pose or Siddhasana: Siddhaasana is a simple beginner’s asana which not only helps to establish equilibrium throughout body/mind but also help stretching the legs and pelvic area to the point where the padma-asana can be held effortlessly. This also helps to cultivate concentration. Read more for how to perform this Siddhasana pose.

Get these yoga poses into your stride and practice them till the next set of poses come in for you.

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