Practicing Yoga everyday has various health benefits from reducing stress to solving gastric problems. We list 11 simple yoga poses, that you should try everyday for a healthy body and mind.
The Bridge yoga pose is a great front hip joints opener while also it strengthens your spine, opens chest, and improves your spinal flexibility in addition to stimulating your thyroid. This pose brings many benefits to your body, such as relief from stress, anxiety, insomnia and it helps you with your depression.
The Child Pose is a resting pose useful to relieve neck, back and hip strain. While in the posture you should have slow are regulated breath; extended arms; resting hips and your forehead should be touching the mat. You can always return to this pose as at it is one of the most restorative and calming pose.
The Easy Pose may seem as an easy pose but it has many benefits for the body. It is a hip opener, it is calming, and it eases the menstrual pain for women in addition to lowering the level of anxiety. Make sure that your spine is straight while doing this pose.
The Triangle is one of those postures that brings to your body many benefits. It improves the flexibility of your spine; it helps with the alignment of your shoulders; it relieves back pain and stiffness in the neck area, but don’t forget you need to practice each posture on the left and right site – balancing your postures is very important. With the practice of this posture you will notice many improvements, but especially for your posture.
The Chair yoga position tones your leg muscles, strengthens your hip reflexors, ankles, calves and back. It stretches the chest and shoulders. It reduces symptoms of flat feet and it stimulates your heart, diaphragm, and abdominal organs.
The Corpse yoga pose is one of the most important postures. It is meant to rejuvenate your mind and body after practice while also allowing you to shift your attention to your inner-self. The benefits: lowering your blood pressure, calming you and giving your body the opportunity to absorb all of the benefits you worked out for.
In this pose you stand up on the knees, hips width apart. Both hands rest either on the lower back or heels depending on the student’s flexibility. The pose increases lung capacity, and stimulates the adrenal, pituitary, pineal and thyroid glands.
Sit on the floor in kneeling position. Bring the big toes together and spread out heels. Lower the buttocks so that they rest comfortably on the seat made by the feet. This is the only asana in yoga which we can do after meals. By doing this asana gastric problem are kept at bay. It is very good for curing high blood pressure, tension, heart diseases, pain in the knees, legs and calves.
Lie flat on your stomach with the legs and feet together and the arms and hands beside the body. Bend the knees and bring the heels close to the buttocks. Place the chin on the floor and clasp the hand around the ankles. Take a deep breath and raise your head trunk and legs above the ground in order to lift legs. Pull hands and legs in opposite direction. Support the entire body on the floor. Hold the position for as long as is comfortable. This asana helps to improve digestion by stimulating gastric secretions. The liver abdominal organ and muscles are massaged. This asana is recommended for the management of diabetes, menstrual disorders, back pain and neck pain.
This is one of the most sought after yoga postures that will guarantee you a flatter belly with regular practice. While holding the posture for more than a minute helps in contracting the abdominal muscles, the posture, when done in a boat-like movement, helps in toning your abs.
Cobra pose is a great posture to strengthen the abdominal muscles and to reduce belly pooch. This pose will strengthen the back, abdomen and entire upper body. It also makes the spine flexible and strong.