If you are into yoga, you definitely know how important yoga positions are to your overall strengthening and stretching your muscles. Of course, they are also beneficial for your psychological capacity, as well. Below, you will discover a short list of yoga positions and their innumerable benefits.
Half Moon Pose
This pose offers several benefits, but if you are willing to go a little farther and complete the pose, as a whole “Half Moon Pose with Hands to Feet Pose”, you will gain even more benefits.
- Heals Indigestion & Constipation
- Great For Postural Bronchial Drainage
- Improves Tennis Elbow & Ruptured Disc
- Builds Abs
If you can remain in the position for a few minutes, you will also increase the blood flow to your liver, spleen, and kidneys.
Standing Deep Breathing
This pose does exactly what the name entails, which aids in opening up the lungs and allows for a freer breathing pattern. If you suffer from asthma or COPD, you will definitely find this pose very useful, when you are suffering from dyspnea (shortness of breath).
Believe it or not, this pose has been used for decades by American Indians. It will increase the blood flow the female or male reproductive and renal (kidney) systems. The Eagle pose will also aid is flexibility and loosening up the hips, knees, and ankle joints. This is also great for balancing, because you will have to learn to remain in that position for several minutes, before it is actually beneficial.
Standing Bow Pulling Pose
This pose is only for veteran yoga masters, because it requires a lot of strength, balance, and dexterity, before you can pull it off appropriately. If you can master this pose, you will definitely gain sustainably.
- Tightens the Abs and Upper Leg Muscles
- Improves Posture and Overall Body Flexibility
- Strengthens the Spine, Legs, Hips, and Shoulders
If you continue practicing your yoga skills, you will be able to master this pose, in no time at all, but work your way up to this point and do not push yourself too quickly.
This pose can be completed by a beginner or yoga veteran. It does require a lot of strength and balance to pull it off perfectly, but anyone can do it after a few attempts. This pose definitely aids in improving posture and strengthens almost every muscle, within the body. If you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, you can benefit greatly from this pose, because it effectively warms up the joints, while strengthening the lower lumbar vertebrae.
As you can clearly see, you can benefits from yoga positions and poses, if you are willing to continue pushing yourself. Of course, yoga is just like any other workout program, as it requires a lot of hard work and dedication to reap the innumerable benefits. If you are suffering from a psychological or medical condition that is debilitating, you can turn this around by committing fully to yoga and consuming a healthy diet.