Learn the most important standing yoga postures

Learn the most important standing yoga postures

It has been scientifically proven that the majority of standing yoga postures enhance immunity, agility, muscular strength and help control stress and anxiety.

Standing yoga poses are not only a convenient option for stretching and strengthening during your day, but they're also fantastic for building balance and stability. 

Many postures will relax and rejuvenate your body as well as your mind, thereby building your spiritual connection with the universe. Here are 5 postures you can try doing at home!

Benefits of standing Yoga

High Lunge Pose energizes the body and strengthens the legs, arms, and abdominals. It’s an excellent alternative to Warrior 1 Pose, which we’ll also practice on this beginner yoga pose list. High Lunge is challenging and strengthening, but also a very accessible standing beginner yoga pose.

Balance your body on your heels, stretch your arms, chest and shoulders upwards.

Your right foot must be as high as you can.  Don't lock the knee.

Vrksasana (yogra tree pose) // Photo by:wasistYOGA

Pivot in your left foot and turn out your right foot 90 degrees. Maintain your arms apart.

Utthita Trikonasana (a perfect triangle) // Photo by Vitonica

Turn all your body into an "A." Do not lock your knees. 

Adho Mukha Svanasan (downward dog posture) // Photo by Wikipedia

Warrior 2 Pose, or Virabhadrasana II, strengthens the legs and the abdominals, and stretches the hips. This pose has also been known to help you feel more confident, so it’s great for the body, mind and spirit! Warrior 2 is a fun and empowering standing beginner yoga pose to practice anytime you need a little boost.

Standing poses strengthen the muscles and joints of the legs, increasing the flexibility and strength of the spine. Through consistent practice, you will increase the strength and mobility of your back, hips, knees, neck, and shoulders. They are invigorating postures that renew the body and mind, eliminating tension and ailments. By doing rotating and bending movements, the spinal muscles and the intervertebral joints are kept mobile and well-aligned.

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