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Best yoga poses - easy but effective

What is yoga?

Yoga is not only form of exercise. The word yoga originated from hindi word " योग " which means union . Yoga is a form of exercise which unite your body with your soul. Everyday yoga exercise will save you from the disease and will bring your mind towards peace.
yoga poses
yoga poses

Some of the best yoga poses :-

1. The bow pose (Dhanur asaan) 

Bow yoga pose
  1. While on the stomach place your chin on the floor and exhales. 
  2. Raise your legs and bend your knees, bring the legs closer to you and reach back. 
  3. Hold right ankle with right hand and left ankle with left hand. 
  4. Inhale, slowly rise up pulling your ankle up and raising the thighs off the floor while simultaneously lifting your chest up.
  5.  Hold the breath, the weight of your body should be solely resting on your abdomen. 
  6. Hold the posture as long as you can hold breath. Slowly exhales and bring the knees and chest to the floor, release the ankles.


It helps keep an individual in great shape, it restores flexibility to body. Regular practice will relieve back pin and tension in upper back and neck area. 
The alternating stretch and release of stretching of abdominal muscles increases blood flow to this area, it's great for menstrual problem and it's great for tuning thighs and buttocks 

2. The lateral wheel pose  ( ardhchakra asaan standing)

The lateral wheel pose
The lateral wheel pose
  1. Stand with your feet apart and your hands by the side of thighs. 
  2. Raise 1 arm to the side perpendicular to the body, turn the palm over.
  3.  Now raise the hand straight up so that it is by the side of your head. 
  4. Now lean to the opposite side as much as possible until your body makes a smooth curve, do not bend the knees. 
  5. Do this while inhaling, pause and come back in standing position while exhaling. 
  6. Reverse for the other side.


This is good exercise for the spine often corrects mild scoliosis. Because of the lateral stretch to the spine, it combats the fat around the side of the waist your love handles.

3. The warriors pose ( Veer bhadra asaan) 

The warrior pose
The warrior pose
  1. Spread your legs there is distance about 4 feet between your legs. 
  2. Turn your right foot about 90 degrees to the right making sure your entire food should be in ground entire time. 
  3. Turn your body to the right, make sure left foot remain in the same position and doesn't turns with right foot. 
  4. Bring both arms in front of you and joins them in namaste, Raise your joined palms above your head. 
  5. Slowly bend the right knee until the thigh is parallel to the ground, by holding posture attempt to lean as far back as you can. 
  6. Hold, remember to breath. Now bring your joined palm back down, release . Repeat this exercise with other leg


It straightens the leg and the arms as well as improving balance and concentration.

4. Forward bending pose (padhastha asaan )

The forward bending pose
Forward bending pose
  1. From the base position with your  feet apart . 
  2. Raise your arms straight up, bend backwards slightly. 
  3. As you exhales, allow yourself to bend forwards. Starting first from your waist than your neck and finally your head.
  4.  While bending push your hips back slightly. 
  5. Touch your toes, it's ok to bend your knees slightly if you are a beginner. Breathes in, rise and return to neutral position . 
  6. Repeat


This asana is excellent for the legs and the knee joints. It helps in loosening abdominal fat and increasing supply of blood to the brain.

5. The twisting pose (vakra asana) 

The twisting yoga pose
The twisting yoga pose
  1. Sit erect, your legs stretched out before you. 
  2. Slowly fold your left leg at the knee and place the sole on the ground.
  3.  Place your left hand behind you the palm on the ground at the distance of about 9 inches from your body. 
  4. Than place your right hand on the outside of your left leg, the lower down the better. 
  5. Turn your upper body to the left . 
  6. While returning to original position first bring your neck back. Than your right arm, Than your left arm and finally stretch the leg out before you. 
  7. Reverse the process for the other side.


It helps in increasing the elasticity of spine, digestion and aid's the central nervous system.

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