You do not have to be superbly flexible or in a great physical shape to do yoga. You can easily get into certain yoga poses and with time even master the difficult ones. Here are some beginner-friendly yoga poses to help you get started.
The mountain pose or parvatasana is a great pose to improve your posture. It also stretches the muscles of your back and strengthens your abdominal organs.
Veerbhadrasana or the warrior pose is an excellent asana to lose calories, burn belly fat and tone your muscles. The posture also provides a great stretch to your calf, leg and ankles.
Cat stretch or marjaryasana is a relaxing pose that helps relieve stress and pent-up tension in your back, spine and neck. It also helps you breathe better and maintain proper functioning of the abdominal organs.
Trikonasana or the triangle pose will give you a full body stretch while strengthening your thighs, knees and ankles. It is also an excellent posture to relieve backache and constiption.
Pigeon pose or eka pada rajakapotasan opens up the shoulder and the chest. It can be one of the perfect asanas if you want to improve your flexibility. It also stretches and tones the thighs, groin and abdomen.
The bridge pose or setubandhanasana is an excellent pose to trim your waistline and strengthen your core muscles. The back bend improves the flexibility of your spine and strengthens your neck and chest.
Balasana or child’s pose is a great asana to beat stress and calm your mind. The poseture allows you to relax and stretches out your arms, lower back and spine.
Ardha matsyendrasana or seated half-spinal twist gives your back an amazing stretch especially after long hours of sitting at the office. This yoga posture is particularly designed to increase the capacity of your lungs.
The downward facing dog pose or adho mukho svanasana improves blood circulation in your entire body. Not only does this asana help to strengthen your arms and shoulders but it also strengthens the back.
Dandasana or the staff pose is a very effective asana to relieve back pain. It is a easy to do asana that strengthens and stretches the muscles of the back and helps improve your posture.