14 Basic YOGA POSES FOR BEGINNERS At Home

14 Basic YOGA POSES FOR BEGINNERS At Home



Sit with your legs stretched out, bend the
right knee and place it on the left thigh.Repeat
the same step with the other leg. Make sure
that the soles of the feet point upward and
the heels are close to the abdomen. Place
your hands on your knees, close your eyes
and relax.
Come on to the floor on your hands and knees.
Inhale while raising the head and repressing
the spine so that the back becomes concave.
Exhale while lowering the head stretching
the spine upwards and pulling the buttocks.
The hands should be in line with the knees,
the arms and thighs should be perpendicular
to the floor. The knees may be slightly separated
so that they are well aligned under the hips.
Repeat it 5 to 10 rounds.
Stand straight, fold your left leg and place
the sole of your along with your inner thigh.Inhale
and raise your arms up, bring your palms together.
Hold the position for 10 seconds
and exhaling lower your arms and your leg
back to the start position.
Now repeat the same with the other side.
Sit in Vajarasana. Stand on your knees with
your hands close to your thighs. Stretch your
arms up lean backward and slowly reaching
the heels with your hands. push the hips forward
and bend the spine as far as possible. Remain
in this final position for as long as its comfortable.
return to the starting position
by slowly releasing the hands from the hips one at a time.
Its important that this asana
is followed by a forward bending asana like Shashankasana.
Sit with the legs outstretched slowly bend
forward and try to grasp your big toe with
your fingers. Try to touch your knees with
the forehead. Hold the position for as long
as its comfortable. You can ask your instructor
to help you with this asana.
Sit with the legs stretched out. Bend the
left leg. Place your foot close to your hip.Bend
the right leg and bring the foot behind the
left knee. Inhaling place your left arm over
the right knee rotate your torso placing your
hand next to the left thigh. Look over to
your right shoulder. Hold the posture for
a few seconds. Reverse the movement to come
out of the posture and repeat on the other
side.
Lie on your stomach palms to the side of your
shoulder. Slowly raise your head and straighten
the elbows. The arms may or may not be straight.
Hold the position for few seconds.
Slowly release the upper back by bringing the arms,lower the navel, chest, shoulders and finally the
forehead to the floor.
Lie flat on your stomach, bend your leg upwards
and hold both the ankles with your hands.
Inhale while raising your thighs and chest
simultaneously arching your spine as much
as possible.Hold the position for as long
as its comfortable.
Exhaling return to the original position.
Support yourself on your elbows and raise
your legs up to 45 degrees. Stretch your arms
out towards your knees. Hold the position
for few seconds and lower your legs, hands
and head.
Lie on your back with feet together. Using
your arms for support inhale and raise both
legs slowly roll the buttocks and spine on
the floor raising the trunk to a vertical
position The elbows should be about shoulders
width apart. gently push the chest forward
so that it presses firmly against the chin.
Release your hands and place your arms on
the floor beside the body with the palms down.
Slowly lower the torso, the buttocks, and
the legs. Relax in Shavasana.
Lie on your back with feet together. place
your arms beside your body with your palms facing down.
Using your arms for support inhale
and raise both legs keeping them straight
and together. Slip your legs in an arch over
your head till your toes touch the floor.
Relax and hold the final pose for as long
as its comfortable.
Exhaling lower your legs and go back to the starting position.
Lie on your back with feet together and hands
underneath your hips. Inhaling arch your chest up and rest your crown on the ground.
Hold the posture for around 10 seconds
Lie on your back with your legs straight.
Fold your legs and bring your knees close
to your chest. Wrap your arms around your
legs and draw them as close as possible. Bend
your neck and try to touch your knees to your
forehead. Maintain the posture for few seconds.
Bring down your head and neck on the floor and release arms from the knees. Straighten your legs and
return to the starting position.
Lie on your back with arms away from the body
palms facing upwards. Feet should be slightly
apart. Head and spine should be in straight
line. Relax the whole body and be aware of
the breath.


14 Basic YOGA POSES FOR BEGINNERS At Home


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