If you are new to yoga and feel shy or discouraged on watching people practicing yoga perfectly , then no need to worry, its natural human behaviour. Whenever you start anything new thing this is very common feeling. You can overcome this feeling by learning and practicing that thing.
Similarly, you can also become perfect in yoga if you practice it daily. To help you we are presenting 5 beginner yoga poses so that everyone can perform yoga with an ease to stay fit and healthy. To perform these simple poses you just need a yoga mat and a strong determination to learn it . Here are few beginner Yoga poses/asanas which you can perform easily :
1. Corpse Pose (Shavasana)
Benefits- This is the easiest yoga pose to perform. When you perform this yoga pose it relax your mind and body which make you feel good and refreshed. It helps you in relieving stress.
How to Do- Lie down on your back and make your feet feel to their side. Place arms along your body and palms facing the sky. Relax yourself and close eyes. Stay in this position for 1 to 5 minutes and get seated to normal position. Concentrate on your breath and relax.
2. Child Pose (Balasana)
Benefits- This is the best remedy to relax your nervous system. It relaxes your back and another major benefit is that it relieves constipation.
How to Do- Sit on your heels keeping your hips on the heels and bend Child Poseforward keeping your forehead on the floor. Keep your arms alongside the body. Place your chest on the thigh and hold in this position for at least 30 seconds before you become to normal position. If you have knee problem then perform it with extra care.
3. Mountain Pose (Tadasana)
Benefits- This asana is the mother of all asanas as other asanas emerge from this. It improves lungs health, helpful in increasing height. Activates nerves of the body. It improves digestion.
How to Do- Stand erect and place your legs slightly apart, with your hands Mountain Yoga Pose hanging alongside your body. Make your thigh muscles firm. Lift your kneecaps and make sure that lower part of your belly should not be harden. Lift the ankles and strengthen the inner arches with it. Exhale and release your shoulder blades away from your head, toward the back of your waist as you release arms back to your sides
4. Tree Pose (Vrikshasana)
Benefits- This pose improves your body balance, strengthens your legs and back. It strengthens the ligaments and tendons of feet.
How to Do- Place your right foot on your left thigh. The sole of the foot should be flat and placed firmly. Keep your left leg straight and balanced. While inhaling bring your arms over your head join hands together. Ensure that your spine is straight and take few deep breaths. Exhale and slowly come down to normal position, now repeat this with right leg.
5. Chair Pose (Kursiasana)
Benefits- This is extremely powerful pose which strengthens your whole body especially muscles of legs and arms. It increases willpower and improves concentration.
How to Do- Stand straight with your feet slightly apart. Stretch your arms but take care that elbows should not get bend. Inhale and bend your knees, pushing your hips down like you are sitting on the chair. Keep your hands parallel to the ground and back straight. Take deep breaths and make sure that knees should go beyond toes. Perform this for minimum 30 seconds.
* Practice these Yoga poses daily. We will keep you updated about new and advanced yoga poses in future to keep you fit and fine.