The world celebrates International Yoga Day globally on 21st June every year. Now, yoga benefits are not something unheard of. However, the need to reiterate its importance increase exponentially with time and of course, health deterioration. Also, the fact that covid-19 pandemic has caused a lot of people to be obese or prone to diseases, the need for yoga becomes even more inevitable! Now, we respect your time and the fact that it leaves you none as spare. This further brings us to our next order of business- celebrating International yoga day with true enthusiasm!
7 Easy Yoga Poses To Practice This International Yoga Day!
Given below are some very easy yoga poses, the ones you should be psyched to do and of course post pictures in! Therefore, book the 21st of this month for pampering yourself with infinite health benefits!
1. Squat Pose (Malasana)
This particular yoga pose is perfect for those with lower back issues. Well, malasana is already common among the East Asians. All you gotta do is, sit in a squat position with hips in parallel position to your feet. Additionally, bend your knees and slowly lower down the pelvis until the hips go lower than the knees. Keep your back straight while doing a classic “namaste”! Hold the position for a while.
Benefits: The malasana pose helps stretch the groin and lower back, flattens the belly. It further releases tension in the hips and knees.
2. Cat/ Cow Pose (Bitilasana)
Of all the yoga poses that you are gonna practice this International yoga day, this one is indeed an easy yoga pose. Align yourself on the mat on all fours. Next, breathe in and breathe out as you clutch into a cat and hunch like a cow respectively. Repeat the same for couple of times. Remember to lift your tailbone and open your chest while doing the cat pose. And lower your head while you do the cow pose.
Benefits: This easy yoga pose helps improve posture and balance. It further strengthens and stretches the neck, arms, abdomen, and back.
3. Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana)
This easy yoga pose is perfect for this International Yoga Day. The downward facing dog stretches the entire body and is indeed easy to follow up! Lift your hips in air while spreading your arms on the ground, and also lengthening the tailbone. Your arms and legs need to be firm while your head is in between your upper arms.
Benefits: The downward facing dog help you build stronger arms and wrists, while also relieving pain in your lower back, if any.
4. Child’s Pose (Balasana)
This particular yoga pose is surely an easy one, but the striking part is that it does comes with a number of health benefits too. All you gotta do is sit low on your knees, and then stretch forward towards the mat. Extend your arms forward and let your forehead touch the mat. Feel relaxing, don’t you?!
Benefits: The child’s pose stretches the lower back and shoulders, opens the hips, and even helps fight insomnia. Therefore, this International yoga day, say no to back pains, sleepless nights and let loose, enjoy!!
5. Legs Up The Wall Pose (Viparita Karani)
This easy yoga pose relaxes the muscles that might cause the sleep inability in you on some nights. Lay on your back against the wall while your blood flows in the opposite direction, against gravity.
Benefits: Refreshes the legs, reproductive organs, reduces insomnia, headaches and even lowers blood pressure.
6. Mountain Pose (Tadasana)
Well, let this International yoga day be all about simplicity! Stand straight while engaging your entire body. This yoga pose in attention requires a certain degree of firmness on your part. Additionally, keep your belly engaged and thighs firm.
Benefits: helps feel stronger, achieve a proper posture, increase blood circulation, reduce tension, and help you feel refreshed.
7. Butterfly Pose (Baddha Konasana)
The particular yoga pose is also referred to as the cobbler’s pose sometimes. It’s a simple stretching pose where you have to sit with your legs folded and stretched out in the shape of a butterfly. Furthermore, wrap the hands around the feet and straighten the back to feel a stretch in the arms, back, and shoulders.
Benefits: Relieves menstrual cramps.
It’s safe to say that you are all prepared for the International yoga day on the coming 21st, isn’t it?! Practice these easy yoga poses and look out for benefits for yourself. Trust us and everyone who have ever called yoga a perfect answer to all problems in the universe. After all, there’s nothing to lose!