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Trikonasana (Triangle Pose) – How to do and Health Benefits



As we keep our body in a triangle shape, it is called as Triangle Pose. It is also named as Trikonasana.

Are you are looking for weight loss, lose belly fat by practicing yoga poses?



Trikonasana and Utthita Trikonasana are the best combination for you. It makes and keeps your body shape and fit.

Apart from that you will definitely gain all the health benefits mentioned below by practicing this yoga pose regularly.



How to do Trikonasana (Triangle Pose)

1. Stand erect keeping the legs apart about 1 ½ (1 and a half) foot on mat.



2. Raise both the hands, side wards, lateral to shoulders on the sides. The hands should be parallel to the floor. The palms must be kept upwards.

3. Gently slide to the right side; briskly hold the right knee with right hand. Lift the left hand for an angle to 90 degree, touching the left ears.

Note: In the picture yoga teacher doing left side.



4. Without bending the knees, turn the head, look at the lifted left hand’s palm.

5. Remain up to 30 counts breathing normally.

6. Coming back to the original position, stand straight, keeping the hands to the sides of the body.

7. As for other side follow the same instructions and remain up to 30 counts.



8. It is enough to practice 2 rounds for each side. After finish Trikonasana (Take 1 min break) practice Utthita Trikonasana.

How to do Utthita Trikonasana

1. After practicing trikonasana turn the right leg towards the right side.

2. Stood forward without bending the knees, hold the right heel with the right hand.

3. Other hand has to be lifted to an angle of 90 degree, turn the head upwards facing the raised head.



4. Breath normally to 30 counts in the pose.

5. Now come back to the original position. As an alternate practice it on left leg.

6. Follow the same procedure, practice up to 2 rounds. After finished 2 rounds come back to savasana (Corpse Pose).

Trikonasana Benefits (Triangle Pose)

1. Waist, tuber gland, thyroid problem and enlargement of glands are cured.

2. It is one of the best yoga for back pain.

3. Practicing both yoga poses regularly helps to burn belly and hip fat.

3. Weakness of lungs, asthma and other respiratory disorders are cured easily.

4. This pose is very useful for weight loss and keeps your body fit and healthy.

5. Eye sight becomes more and more clear.

6. Stiffness of neck gets relieved and thereby headache because of stiffness can be prevented.

7. Clogging at blood vessels, heart pain and heart disorders are culled down.

8. Kidney disorders get detained.

9. Diaphragm gets strengthened; thereby hernia and intestinal hernia are prevented.

10. It eliminates improper growth of legs.

11. It eliminates extra growth of bones in the legs.

12. Women get their waist spruced up and look pink and pristine.

13. Loss of appetite, Indigestion and Constipation are virtually reduced.

Points to Remember:

1. After practicing Triangle Pose regularly, you can try to hold below the knees with your hands.

2. Do not bend the knees during practice.

Halasana (Plow Pose) – How to Do and Health Benefits



Halasana is one of advanced yoga pose, simple to practice and contains lots of benefits.

Hala means Plow and Asana means Pose. So it is also named as plow pose. Plow is a most popular agriculture instrument used to prepare the soil for sowing seeds.



Likewise Plow, halasana rejuvenate the inner parts of your body and make it healthy again.

Especially for men it corrects the sexual and semen related problems like premature ejaculation, spermatorrhoea, and night emission effectively.



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Some Highlighting benefits of this yoga pose are,



If you practice halasana regularly then you completely avoid lifestyle diseases like diabetes, obesity, constipation, stomach disorders, blood pressure and menstrual disorders.

When you become older the back bone loses its elasticity and turns stiff.

As long as the elasticity is there you will be healthy. When it becomes stiff you will be old. Practising halasana helps to keep the back bone flexible even at your old age.



How to Do Halasana

1. Lie on the carpet and join the legs together.

2. Raise the legs to an angle of 90 Degree.

3. Thrust the palms; raise the waist and legs, bending forwards curving the back and resting the legs on the floor above head.

4. Little by little try to place the big toe on the floor and keep the legs straight.



5. Balance the whole weight on the shoulder blade, shift both the hands over the head, join the fingers hold the head with it and relax the elbows on the floor.

6. Move a little forward putting the thumb toes outward.

7. Remain in that position for 100 counts.

8. Then release the fingers above the head, pressing the pals on the floor taking back the thumb toe gently bring the body and legs to the floor.

9. Practice up to 2 rounds is enough. After finishing Halasana do Savasana.



Health Benefits of Halasana

1. It clears constipation and stomach disorders.

2. Halasana helps to reduce both belly and body fat.

3. The inner organs like thyroid, kidney, spleen and pancreas are nourished well.

4. It normalizes high blood pressure.

5. Menstrual disorders in women are cured.

6. It improves memory power. Therefore a student practicing this yoga pose regularly helps to score high marks in examination.

7. With a broad shoulder and a trim waist it gives sleek look.

8. As more blood flows to face, the face dazzles and kept young.

9. Muscle fibers and cervical vertebrae, Thoracic vertebrae and Lumbar vertebrae on the back are strengthened.

10. It helps to keep your back bone flexible and strong.

Useful Tips

1. It is very hard to lift their waist can practice placing pillows under the waist.

2. Those who could not touch the floor with big toes can practice it placing the big toes on chair for some days.

3. Only after placing the big toes on the floor hands should be taken after placing next to the head otherwise there is a chance of falling on side wards.

4. At the beginning while practicing halasana it is possible to feel pain in lower part of the back. Do not worry practice regularly the pain will disappear very quickly.

Also Read – Fat burning Yoga Workouts

Precaution

Those having lumbago, neck pain, spondylosis and high blood pressure should not practice this yoga pose.

Vajrasana | Thunderbolt Pose – How to Do and Health Benefits



Vajrasana is one of the beginners yoga pose packed with lot of health benefits. “Vajra” means Thunderbolt in Sanskrit. So it is also called as Thunderbolt Pose. Practising this yoga pose regularly helps to keeps you strong and healthy. Basically yoga poses are practice only on empty stomach. But this yoga pose can be practice after taking food. One special benefit of vajrasana is to avoid indigestion from your life.

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How to do Vajrasana

1. Sit on the carpet stretching the legs together.

2. Fold the right leg and tuck the sole (foot) under the right buttock.



3. Follow the same for left leg (fold the left leg and tuck the sole under the left buttock) and keep both the knees together.

4. Place the big toes toughing the other, briskly spread the soles and sit on it. Spinal cord has to be kept straight.



5. Place the palms on the right thighs without bending the elbows.

6. Breathing normally and remains up to 30 counts.

7. For release, slowly lean the upper body forward and place the hands on the carpet. Sit on left side and take the right leg and straighten it. Then sit on right side and take the left leg and sit straight.



Health Benefits of Vajrasana

1. It relieves headache.

2. Weakness of kidney gets eliminated and propels the function.

3. Knee joint pain gets lubricated.

4. Practicing this asana regularly arrests arthritis.



5. Sciatica and Nervous disorders gets subdued.

6. Indigestion gets suppressed.

7. It helps to reduce stress and keeps you relax.

Pre Caution:

1. Pregnant women should not practice this yoga pose.

2. Those who suffer from arthritis should avoid this yoga pose.



3. While practicing vajrasana, if pain arises around the heel. Then place a pillow and practice on it.

Also Read – Best Yoga for Back Pain

Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand Pose) – How to do and Health Benefits



Sarvangasana is one of the advanced yoga pose packed with lot of health benefits. It is a total body workout pose. If you read the health benefits of sarvangasana then you like to do this yoga pose every day. Because it strengthens all the inner parts of your body and keeps it strong and healthy. It is also called as shoulder stand pose. Check out how to practise and its health benefits.

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How to do Sarvangasana

Follow these easy steps to do sarvangasana. After finishing practice go to Savasana (Corpse Pose).

1. Lie on the carpet with legs together.



2. Raise the legs to an angle of 90 degree. Now press the floor with your palms, lift the waist and bring the legs forward. Then keep them vertical to the ground.

3. Bend the hands, hold the waist with the palms, balancing and raise the legs to an angle of 90 degree to the floor. Body and legs should ne straight vertical to the floor.



4. The whole weight of the body resting on the shoulder blade and adjust if it is not straight. Rest the elbow on the floor with palms supporting the body.

5. Maintain the pose up to 50 or to 100 counts. Eyes should see the toe nail. Legs should not move.

6. Lower the legs toe and back. Take the hands from the back and place it on the floor. Briskly bring the back to the floor, the legs and lie down.



7. Take rest and do it again. After finishing two rounds do savasana (corpse pose).

Health Benefits of Sarvangasana

These are the most important health benefits of sarvangasana.

1. Blood circulatory system, respiratory system and digestive system will be vivified.

2. While practicing this yoga pose more blood flows into throat, thyroid gland will be invigorated.



3. Sexual disorders are cured easily.

4. It rectifies disorders in ears, nose and throat.

5. Diseases at the bottom and around the heels are cured.

6. Hair loss and premature graying of hair are put to end or controlled.

7. Diseases caused in and around groin (also called as hernia) area will be cured.



8. Practise sarvangasana regularly decrease or increase body weight and maintains the perfect body weight.

9. Menstrual disorders, frequent abortions, leucorrhoea and barrenness in women are also cured.

10. Chronic patients will recover their loosed strength.

11. Kidney disorders are cured and urinary bladder is also made to function properly.

12. Regular practice of this yoga pose brightens the eye sight, diminishes dimness in hearing and improves the power of smelling in nose.

13. It purifies blood. Hence leukemia and such other skin diseases are easily cured.

14. Shrinking of skins, wrinkles in face, aged look and stiffness are refreshened and skin begins to bloom.

15. Masturbation and loss of seminal fluid through night wetting and other ways are brought into control and helps to restore their health to normal.

16. Asthma, liver disorders, intestinal disorders, constipation, diabetes, varicose veins and insomnia are cured.

Cautions:

Those who have affected by these following problems should avoid practice this pose.

1. High blood pressure

2. Heart problems

3. Middle ear trouble

4. Capillary

5. Weak age

6. Spondylosis

7. Slipped disc

For weak or old age people practice viparithakarani as an alternate for this yoga pose and gain all the benefits of sarvangasana.

Useful Tips:

1. Those who could not raise their body can practice it using pillows.

2. It is not good to practice this yoga pose facing east or west. So practice this pose by keep your head towards north is beneficial.

Vakrasana Yoga Pose (Twisted Pose)



Nowadays yoga is very popular all over the world. Peoples are very much interested to practice yoga poses. Yoga Poses helps to strengthen inner organs of the body and prevent from many diseases. Many of you heard that yoga is good for diabetes. Vakrasana is the best yoga for chronic diseases like constipation, diabetes etc. Diabetes patients should practice this pose in the morning and evening is highly beneficial.

Vakrasana means we twist and turn our body to practice it. Let us see how to practice and health benefits of vakrasana.



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How to Practise Vakrasana (Twisted Pose)

1. Sit on the carpet, stretch the legs straight.



2. Fold the right leg. Keeps the right leg’s heel touching the left leg’s knee.

3. Take the right hand to back of the waist twisting your trunk, spread in palms and place it on the carpet.



4. Bring the left hand close to right knee and hold the right leg’s ankle or big toe with the left hand.

5. Twist the head and shoulder to right side and look straight to the right shoulder’s side (i.e back side).

6. Stay in the pose up to 30 counts breathing normally.



7. Turn the head to the front, release hands holding the right leg’s ankle or big toe, stretch the legs, keep the palm on the carpet in a relaxed manner and take rest for 10 seconds.

8. Now follow the same procedure to the left side. It is enough to practice 2 rounds (i.e 2 times in the right side and 2 times in the left side.). After finish 2 rounds do savasana (Corpse Pose).

Precaution:

1. Those who suffer from ulcer and enlargement of liver should not practice it.



2. After folding right leg only the right hand has to be taken to back, not the left hand. Do not practice more than 2 rounds.

Vakrasana benefits:

1. It helps to reduce belly fat.

2. It improves the function of both spinal cord and nervous system.

3. Enlargement of liver and spleen are arrested.

4. It helps to prevent and control diabetes.



5. It kindles adrenal gland to function properly.

6. Waist and back pain are overtaken.

7. It strengthens kidney.

8. Chronic back pain and shoulder pain are weeded out.

Also Read: Lower Back Pain Yoga Pose

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Matsyasana (Fish Pose) – Steps to Do and Health benefits



Matsyasana is one of the beginners yoga pose inbuilt with lot of health benefits. Another name of this yoga pose is Fish Pose. What that means Fish in a pond eats every dirty and clean the water. Likewise, Matsyasana purifies our blood and keeps us healthy. So it is called as Fish Pose. Let us see the steps to practise and health benefits of matsyasana (Fish pose).

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How to do Matsyasana and its Health Benefits

Steps to Practise Matsyasana

1. Sit on the carpet; fold the both legs together like Padmasana, Ardha Padmasana or Sukasana.

2. Thrusting hands on the carpet and slowly lies down.



3. Place the palms next to ears, towards the shoulder blade.

4. Press palms and waist, raise the trunk and head. Then place the crown of the head on the floor.



5. Place both the hands on the thighs and relax the elbow on the floor. If possible hold the toe with the fingers.

6. Now the crown of head and lower body on the floor making an arc shape on the back. Maintain the pose at least 50 or 100 counts.

7. Release the fingers, thrust the palms on the floor and raise the head and shoulder blade, rest them on the floor. Unfold the legs, straighten them and do savasana.



Important Points to Remember:

1. At the beginning stage, place the hands next to head.

2. Those who could not fold their legs can practice it with legs stretched.

3. Placing pillows under the back may ease to do this pose.

4. Practise this pose by sitting towards north direction is highly beneficial.



Benefits of Matsyasana (Fish Pose)

1. Spinal Cord and back muscle tissues gets refreshed.

2. It helps to cure asthma and respiratory disorders.

3. Headache caused by stiffness of neck can be cured easily.

4. Practicing this yoga pose regularly helps to cure impotency.

5. It is an alternate yoga pose for sarvangasana.



6. Stiffness caused by the practice of sarvangasana and halasana can be warded off by practicing matsyasana.

7. It helps to stop bleeding hemorrhoids.

8. Practicing this yoga pose with drink water early morning helps to relieve from constipation.

9. If a person suffers neck pain lumbago and spondylosis practice this pose daily using pillows, their pains and agony get suppressed and disappear. This Yoga pose is equal to traction therapy.

10. I recommended this pose for professional bloggers, IT field people, official workers, persons those who travel a long distance in motor cycle or bus. These peoples may suffer from forward neck pain. This pain can be cured temporarily by taking tablets and ailments. But practicing matsyasana relieves the pain forever.

11. Because of deep breathing lungs gets strengthened.

12. Insomnia being eradicates. That results in good normal or deep sleep.

13. It helps to shed away diseases such as seizure, leprosy and skin diseases.

14. It helps to reduce thigh and belly fat.

Do this yoga pose regularly and got all the health benefits listed above. This post is helpful do not forget to share. Is this Pose helps to cure your neck pain? What benefit attract you to do this pose?

Cobra Pose Bhujangasana – Best Lower Back Pain Stretches



Lying front portion of our body on carpet and raise the upper body up to navel like a cobra lifting its head upwards. Hence it is called as Cobra Pose or Bhujangasana.

In our daily life we could do few things without the help of vertebrae. It plays a very important role while standing, walking, lifting objects and even while sleeping. This pose helps to keep your lumbar vertebrae healthy.



Bhujangasana Cobra Pose is the top most important core yoga pose for healthy life. It is the one of the best lower back pain stretches that I highly recommend to prevent and cure lower back pain.

Few months back one famous medical magazine point out cobra pose is the best remedy to cure lumbar pain, neck pain and disorders related to our back portion. In this post I want to show the step wise guidelines and benefits of bhujangasana.



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How to do Cobra Pose

1. Lie on your front on the carpet and keep the legs together.



2. Place chin in the floor, keep the palms near the chest, press the palms and lift the head.

3. Press the palms; raise upper body up to navel. Lift the head and see upwards shown in pics. Stay in that position from 1 to 20 counts in normal breathing.

4. Now slowly lower down the upper body towards the carpet and place the chin on the carpet.



5. Follow the same steps and practise up to 3 counts is highly recommended.

Cobra Pose Benefits

1. It helps to cure Asthma and Weakness of lungs.

2. It restores your health of your heart to normal.

3. It multiplies your immune power.



4. It strengthens your back muscles and spinal cord.

5. It helps to cure lumbago and lower back pain problems.

6. It is best yoga pose to cure kidney related diseases.

7. It gives fast cure for disorders of ovaries in women.

8. Regular practice of this pose with dhanurasana, salabasana removes leucorrhoea, menstrual relates problems.



9. It clears the lower abdomen pain caused during the time of mensuration.

Also Read: Other Articles related to Cobra Pose

Useful Tips

It is highly recommend to practise this yoga pose facing towards east.

Must Read: Health Benefits of Yoga Poses

Savasana Yoga Pose – Yoga Pose of the Day



Savasana Yoga Pose is also called as relaxation pose. It is connected with other yoga poses. Many doctors recommended for high blood pressure patients to do this yoga pose regularly. Their blood pressure comes to normal within one week. It also helps to keep your whole body relax.

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Savasana Yoga Pose – Relaxation Yoga Pose

Steps to Follow

1. Sit on the carpet and stretch your legs. Slowly bring your back to the floor.

2. Face should be kept looking upwards or right side.



3. Breath deeply inhaling and exhaling 5 times. While inhaling your stomach should be swell like a balloon and stomach comes to normal or flat while exhaling.

Also Read – Padmasana or Lotus Yoga Pose



Points to Remember

1. Palms should be kept relaxed and facing upwards.

2. Eyes and mouth should be kept closely.

3. Spinal cord should be kept close to carpet.



Must Read – Best 5 Weight Loss Yoga Poses

Savasana Health Benefits

1. It helps to control high blood pressure.

2. It helps to cure lower back pain.

Also Read – Health Benefits of Yoga Poses for Every Day Healthy Life



Other Beginners Yoga Poses – Viparithakarani Yoga Pose

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Yoga Pose of the Day – Padmasana or Lotus Pose



Padmasana or Lotus pose is one of the beginners yoga pose. Practicing this yoga pose everyday keeps you fit and healthy.

Padmasana means lotus. While practicing this pose You keep your spinal cord as erect as a lotus stem. So it is called as padmasana.



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Steps to follow

1. Sit on the carpet stretching the both legs.

2. Then fold the right leg and rest the heel on the left thigh.



3. In the same way fold the left leg and rest the heel on the right thigh close to abdomen.

4. Sit straight (erect) without bending the spine. Palms turned up in “Chin Mudra” with your index finger touching the thumb and place the wrist without bending the elbows straight on knees.

5. Close your eyes and count from 50 to 0. ( i.e. Descending Order)



6. Open your eyes and stretch your legs and sit.

Benefits of Padmasana

1. Waist region gets strengthened and helps to cure back pain.

2. Impotency can be cured.

3. Fats in thigh and heel muscles are decreased.



4. It helps to cure nervous weakness.

5. It is the basic exercise for practicing breathing exercises.

6. This pose is very useful for official work persons like poets, writers, draftsman etc. If they practice this pose morning and evening helps to improve their concentration.

Points to Remember

1. Other yoga poses must be practiced after doing padmasana or lotus pose.

2. Men have to fold their right leg first. Women have to fold their left leg first.



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Do You Know

1. Morning and evening 5-7 is the best time for practicing yoga poses.

2. Do not mingle both yoga poses and exercise at the same.

Top 10 Health Benefits of Yoga Poses for Healthy Life



Yoga is one of the most beneficial physical exercises. It stimulates the inner and outer organs of the body to function properly. It strengthens and prevent our body from repelling diseases. Yoga was originated in India but it is practised all over the world. I want to show health benefits of yoga poses for everyday healthy life.

A man’s mental and physical health is determined by his spinal cord and its proper functioning. Each and every yoga poses strengthen spinal cord. Those increase the power of immunity to fight against diseases.



Yoga is very important to lose weight really fast. It reduces blood pressure, prevent heart diseases and improve body balance. Even pregnant women practise yoga poses for natural childbirth during delivery. Check out the health benefits of yoga poses.

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Skin

Yoga plays an important role for maintaining healthy skin. Shrinking of skins, pimples, wrinkles in face, looking aged and stiffness are refreshed and skin begins to bloom.



Weight Loss

Yoga is one of the best total body exercises. It is natural healthy way to reduce weight without any risk. Yoga helps to reduce belly fat and keep your abs strong.

Heart

Yoga poses and breathing techniques increase blood circulation to inner organs that helps to prevent you from heart diseases. It reduces the risk of heart attack. Yoga helps to reduce high and low blood pressure.



Sexual Disorder

Yoga helps to correct semen disorders like Impotency, Spermatorrhoea and Phosphataria. It corrects enlargement of testicles in men. Nervous system and muscles around the pelvic region gets regenerated.

Kidney

Yoga Poses dissolves the formation of stones in kidneys urinary bladder and urethra. It prevents you from kidney disorders.

Neck

A person suffers from Lumbago and spondylosis practise yoga poses daily, their pain and burning sensations are disappear very quickly.



Back Pain

Back muscles pain and lumbar pain are destroyed. Lower back and upper back are disappear within a month while practising yoga poses regularly.

Pregnancy

Practising Yoga poses will help pregnant women for natural childbirth at the time of delivery. Yoga poses makes your body healthy at the period of pregnancy. Stop practising yoga after three months of pregnancy.

Eye

Eye sight becomes clear and sharp. Practising Yoga poses regularly prevent from spreading diseases that cause eye problems.

Guidelines of Practising Yoga Poses



Cures Asthma

Yoga poses and breathing techniques helps to cure asthma naturally really fast.

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