Simple Yoga Asanas to Practice in Winters

Publish Date: 18 Jan, 2022 |
 

It's great to keep the body agile, energetic and healthy, and most of us also take actions to keep ourselves fit. However the winter season can be an obstacle in the journey of good health. Let's take a look at some Asanas that you can easily practice at home and keep the body energetic and warm.

1) Seated Forward Bend Pose:

It is called Paschimottanasana or Seated Forward Bend pose.

Technique:

  • Sit straight with the legs parallel to the ground.
  • Now slowly start to bend forward while keeping your back straight.
  • Keep moving your body, bend forward and try to touch the head to the legs.

Benefits:

  • It calms the mind and relieves stress.
  • It strengthens the spine, shoulders and hamstrings.


2) Downward Facing Dog Pose:

Adhomukh Svanasana or Downward Facing Dogs is performed by putting the body weight on the arms and legs behind, while the spine stays erect.

Technique:

  • First stand straight and put the hands on the floor.
  • Then raise your body up and put the body weight forward.
  • Repeat it for three to five times.
  • Relax for ten seconds.

Benefits:

  • It helps in stimulating blood circulation.
  • It improves body posture and strengthens blood circulation.

3) Boat Pose:

It is also called Naukasana or the boat pose.It is performed while sitting in the ground.

Technique:

  • Sit on the ground with the legs straight.
  • Keep the legs parallel to the ground.
  • Keep the legs parallel to the ground as well.
  • Now bend the upper body towards the ground and hold.

Benefits:

  • It strengthens the abdominal muscles.
  • It helps tone arms, thighs and shoulders

4) Wide Legged Forward Fold:

It is also called Prasarit Paddotannasana.

Technique:

  • Keep the legs wide open on the ground.
  • Now bend forward and hold the ankles from the hands to make a firm grip.
  • Hold and relax for ten seconds.
  • Repeat it for three to five times.

Benefits:

  • It stimulates the Kidneys and Liver.
  • It calms the brain and it helps you to relieve stress.

5) Revolved Chair Pose:

It is also called Parivartit Utkatasana.

Technique: 

  • Stand upright and bend the knees to make a chair pose.
  • Now bend and twist leftward and hold.
  • Repeat the same with the right side and hold.
  • Repeat it for three to five times.
  • Relax for ten seconds.

Benefits:

  • It helps improve digestion and increase metabolism.
  • It helps relieve stiffness in the shoulder,spine and neck.

 

So try these asanas and let us know how did you find them.

 

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