It helps the brain relax and relieving as well as helps energize the body. The arms, shoulders, hamstrings and calf are also stretched in the process. It has a slimming effect on arms and legs. Its benefits also include strengthening the nerves and muscles in the limbs and back.
Beginners might find this pose a little challenging!
While on this pose, your mind could focus on the whole movement, makes it difficult to drift away. I find this pose a good practice when you are in a stressful situation. The pose itself helps to bring your mind into a ground hold hence you force yourself away from the stressful situation.
Again, mindfulness practice is not a single set of rule for everyone. It’s the realisation from it that counts.
This yoga front split posture is probably one of the most challenging poses for us to reach our desired perfection. But remember getting there isn’t the ultimate goal, it’s how you get there makes it more important an experience for you to remember! Let’s do it together – ouch and then smile, tell yourself it’s just a ‘foot away’…
Take it slower, one step a time, do not wish to achieve perfection in one day. That would be against yoga practice’s philosophy.
Triangle, also known as Utthita Trikonasana, The benefits of this pose are developing strength in the legs and encouraging an open chest. Beginners should pay attention to their balance when doing this pose. …Continue reading →
Chair Pose, Original Name is Utkatasana Pose What Does It Means to You? Yoga is a practice of keeping one’s body and mind relaxed in hectic work and family life. There is a huge gap between our daily professional and family requirements, and we feel a desire to abridge that. …Continue reading →
Warrior II – Virabhadrasana II Step your left foot toward the back of your mat to come into warrior I. Bring the left heel to the floor and turn the left toes out to about a 45-degree angle. Begin to bend the right knee over the right ankle. You may …Continue reading →
Thunderbolt posture, also know as ‘hero’ or ‘Vajrasana’ in Sanskrit language. The benefit of this posture, according to The British Wheel of Yoga, it stretches knees, ankles and feet and aids concentration. I personally find this posture very easy and relaxing. But keep neck, back and shoulder straight up for …Continue reading →