(Basic Yogasanas to get you started)

The word "Yoga" is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Yuj’ meaning "to join", "to yoke" or "to unite". According to Yogic scriptures, the practice of Yoga leads to the union of individual consciousness with the universal consciousness.

One must start with very simple and easy postures/ asanaif they are first timer or beginners in the practice of yoga. A simple set of postures will help one to get a flexible body, good stamina and endurance, hence making a body very healthy leading to a healthy mind. Yoga is different from other physical activities, as its practice helps to find the balance and coordination between body and mind.

If you are new to yoga, there are assured postures that are fundamental for you to adapt so you can feel good in a class or rehearsing without anyone else at home.

It is difficult to limit everything down since there are more than 300 positions in the physical yoga practice (asana), yet these postures can begin you off in the correct way. If you do every single one of these for 5-10 breaths, it likewise makes an extraordinary beginner’s yoga program for you to do each day.

The basic yogasanas is divided in:

  • Standing asanas- Tadasana, Utthanasana, Trikonasana, ArdhaChakrasana
  • Supineasanas- SetubandhasanaUttanapadasana, Ardhahalasana, Pavanamuktasan, Savasana
Standing yoga postures need strength and flexibility. Standing yogasanas are considered building blocks of Yoga and are frequently practiced to keep our body and mind in top shape. It is technically proven that most of standing yogasanasimprove immunity, agility, and muscular strength and also removes stress and anxiety.
  • Prone- Makarasana, Bhujangasana, ArdhaShalbhasana
  • Sitting- Vajrasana, ArdhaUṣṭrasana, Vakrasan, Marjariasana, Janusirsasana

Easy to regulate breathing, as you gradually stay in each pose for a longer time in these seated yoga poses. Relaxes you and relieves you of stress and anxiety.
  • Pranayama- Deep Breathing (Abdominal Breathing),Brahmari.
These asanas are simple postures which will help the body to open up and maintain body alignment. Practising these asanas will make practitioner able to build muscle strength, stamina and proper posture in sitting, standing and walking, avoiding complications like back pain, stiff back, stiff shoulders, stiff neck, etc. , particularly one that occurs due to bad body posture.

These asanas and pranayama have to be practised under an expert’s supervision until one becomes self-aware of his posture and his breathing. There are some contraindications for these asanas, so it is advised to consult a Yoga Consultant/ Teacher before you start the practice.

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Regular practice is the key to get better in practice. Discipline has always been the major factor in the practice of yoga to make it fruitful. So start the practice now and stick to it, rest everything will follow.


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