Yoga is not a religion. It is way of living that gives us healthy body and healthy mind. The goal of yoga is to help the person to cross themselves and acquire knowledge on their own. Yoga improves respiratory system of the body. It feels rejuvenated and energized. It increases self-awareness. Yoga reduces stress and tension in the body and helps to give attention, focus and concentration especially for the children. Yoga removes antagonistic blocks and toxins from the body. It can do much more for your body from the way you feel, look and move. Our lifestyles and eating habits are a cause of concern for our health issues. Thus Yoga can perfectly take care of all these health problems that we are facing today. The following five muscle groups are especially relevant for flexing, posing, and stretching:
Side Plank- Kumbhakasana
The simplest and the easiest asana is the plank pose that is to trigger the pose that tackle upper and lower body and connects it’s to spine. In this pose you have to place the shoulder over the wrist and extent your heels. Now make your body on your wrist and stretch your leg muscles to the bones. It makes your body flat look like a plank. Then, stretch your tailbone towards your heel and after lifting the belly; breathe in and out ten times. The plank pose builds the strength and improves our waistline and posture of the body
Boat Pose – Paripurna Navasana
This pose is very easy to execute and provides a lot of health benefit. It develops the balance while straightening the abdominal muscle. It also supports the lower back. To do this exercise, we need to sit on the mat, lift the legs off the ground. Make the posture look like a shape of a boat. Extent your toe and catch behind your knees and spread your fingers. Now exhale and bend your knees. Enlarge your tailbone towards the floor direction and lift your pubis towards navel. In the beginning, do this asana for 10 to 20 seconds and gradually increase the time. This pose tones back and abdominal muscles as well as improves digestion.
Bridge Pose – Setu Bandha Sarvangasana
The Bridge pose is a vital exercise that refreshes your stomach muscles and keeps your spine flexible. It should be practiced safely; skilled professionals can harness multiple benefits from Bridge pose. Lift your hips until your thighs become parallel to the floor. Then place your knees directly over the heels and lift the pubis towards the navel. It strengthens the back, hips, and flatters your tummy. It improves blood circulation and helps in reducing stress and depression. It is also useful for the patients of asthma and high blood pressure.
Crane Pose – Bakasana
The crane pose requires strength to lift your whole body on your wrists. While putting the effort and pressure, do not forget to breathe regularly and slowly. If you want to avoid any complication, while performing should do slowly and steady. There lots of health benefits of performing this pose specially strengthen your abs. It requires a high degree of balance while doing this pose.
Fish Pose – Matsyasana
The fish pose is one asana that gives multiple health benefits. This pose creates a shape of a fish while practicing it. It applies a great amount of pressure on the abdominal muscles only to make them stronger. We need to fold your legs together then lay down your body on your back. Place both the hands on the thighs and relax your elbow on the floor. Finally make an arc like shape using your back and breathe slowly. It helps in refreshing and strengthening the spinal cord and back muscles. It heals headaches caused by the stiffness of neck.