12 Yoga Poses For Healthy Living
ADHO MUKHA SVANASANA ( Downward facing dog pose)
The yoga pose can be used to overcome stress and depression. It strengthens the digestive system. This pose can be very beneficial for patients of high blood pressure, asthma, Sciatica and Sinusitis. The shoulders, legs, spine and whole body gets stretched. This pose relieves fatigue and rejuvenates the body.
VIRABHADRASANA (Warrior II pose)
Pregnant women can get relief from back aches. It boosts your energy. The stretching involved tones the body and makes it flexible. Regular practice can build your concentration power. Blood circulation as well as respiration capacity improves. Legs and ankles get strengthened. The yoga pose is beneficial for people with carpel tunnel syndrome. Infertility and insomnia can be treated by doing the pose.
BADDHA KONASANA (Bound angle pose)
It stimulates ovaries, abdominal organs, prostate gland and kidneys. Stimulates the heart and develops circulation and relieves depression, anxiety and sooths menstrual discomfort and Seiatica. It is therapeutic for high blood pressure, asthma and infertility. Useful in pregnancy as it eases child birth.
PASCHIMOTANTANASANA (Posterior stretch)
The yoga pose helps relax the entire body with the stretching of the muscles of neck, chest, shoulders and spinal. The spinal column gets supple and flexible. It activates your pancreas and hence diabetic patients should perform this asana. It relieves rheumatism in the muscular portion at the back. Deformities of the spine are treated and it helps in correcting your posture. It can get rid of fat around abdomen, hips, backside and thighs through regular practice. The protruding belly can be treated with this yoga pose. It cures constipation and other digestive disorders.
VAJRASANA (Adamant pose)
The hips, thighs, knees, ankles and toes become stronger with regular practice. Flabby thighs can get into shape. The muscles in the vertebral column will be firmed up and strengthened. Stiff points and ligaments become flexible.
CHAKRASANA (The wheel pose supine)
The pelvic and abdominal muscles gain strength with this pose. It benefits all parts of the body. It strengthens the necks, arms, ribs, fingers, spines, backside, ankles, knees, thighs and feet.
SETU BANDHA SARVANGASANA (Bridge pose)
It stretches the neck, chest, and spine. Stimulates lungs, abdominal organs, and thyroids. Calms the brain and alleviates mild stress and depression. It reduces headache, anxiety, and insomnia. It improves digestion and is therapeutic for high blood pressure and asthma.
TRIKONASANA (The triangle pose)
The pose relieves pain of the knees, waistline, joints, hips, elbows and neck. It boosts appetite and cures constipation. Excess flab in the hips, waist and abdomen will be reduced.
DHANRASANA (Bow pose)
Pain in the neck, back and lumbar region can be treated. It is useful for diabetic patients. It reduces rheumatic pain. It benefits women by reducing flab. It cures constipation and improves digestive system. This pose strengthens the body, heart, liver, spleen, bladder, genital organs and solar plexus
DOLPHIN PLANK POSE (Easy plank pose)
It calms brain, relieves stress and mild depression. It stretches shoulders, hamstrings, calves and arches. It strengthens the arms and legs. It facilitates digestion
MATSYASANA (Fish pose)
It stretches the deep hip flexors and muscles between ribs. It stimulates organs of the belly and throat. It strengthens upper back muscles and back of neck and improves posture.
URDHVA MUKHA SVASANA (Upward-facing dog pose)
It improves posture, strengthens arms, spine, and wrists, stretches lungs and chest, shoulders and abdomen. It helps relieving from mild depression, sciatica and fatigue and is therapeutic for asthma.
SALAMBA SIRSASANA (Supported headstand)
This pose calms the brain and relieves stress and mild depression. It stimulates the pituitary and pineal glands. It strengthens arms, legs, spines and lungs and improves digestion. It is therapeutic for asthma and insomnia.