5 Best Yoga Asanas to Stay Healthy at Home

1) Sukhasana

About Sukhasana

It is the most cultured yoga pose. ‘Sukha’ means happiness. The purpose of Yogasana is to increase sensitivity. This meditation is a starting posture for practitioners.

Step:

  • Sit in a crossed leg position and get a proper posture.
  • Keep your spine straight and the entire torso should be aligned in a straight line.
  • Combine your index finger, knees, and palm.
  • Stable as long as you can.

Precautions:

No precautions

Benefit:

  • This simple yoga benefits your brain and nerves.
  • Stresses, worries and relaxes the body.
  • Practicing meditation helps you attain peace.

2) Makarasan

About Makarasan

It is one of the simplest yogas and it is good for beginners to start with a yoga pose. It is similar to Shalabhasana but the turn is in an outward direction. Also known as ‘crocodile pose’ due to body shape which looks like the crocodile in this yoga.

Step

  • Lie on your stomach.
  • Start raising your legs and hands a little higher so that your body makes an outward turn.
  • Raise your arms and legs higher than your body.
  • Stable for a while in the same pose and now do relax.
  • Repeat the above process.

Precautions

Do not move up to hold your legs and arms.

Benefits:

  • In this yoga, back pain is benefited due to sciatica.
  • Yogasana relaxes the muscles and soothes the cramps and pain.
  • Improves blood circulation.
  • Activates the stomach glands and enhances the digestive system.

3) Shalabhasana

Shalabhasana is commonly referred to as ‘Grasshopper Pose’ or ‘Locust Pose’. At the end of this yoga asana, the body moves out like a locust – an insect with good flight ability. Yogasana was thus aimed at strengthening the locomotive organs i.e. legs.

Step

  • Lie on the ground in a favorable position.
  • Place your hands on the side.
  • Place both palms on the ground with the shoulders so that the palm does not move back and forth in relation to the shoulder. Join both feet.
  • As far as possible, lift the upper and lower back of the waist and remain in this position. Come back slowly.

Precautions

The part between the waist and the leg should remain completely straight and not bend.

Do not overdo it with any stretching.

Benefit

  • This asana makes the waist and vertebral column elastic and the chest is wide.
  • By practicing this asana, the power of memory develops.
  • This asana is useful for the shoulder.
  • The practice of this asana is the tingling in the mouth and retention of urine.
  • This asana is especially useful for women.
  • It gives relief from problems related to the uterus.

4) Trikonasana

Also known as the ‘triangle pose’, trikonasana is yet another yoga pose that serves to enhance the posture (limb-configuration) and stretch the body. The word ‘Trikona’ itself refers to the three corners i.e. the body is meant to bend and pull sideways.

Step

  • Stand in the original position.
  • Maintain a gap around 2 feet between both legs.
  • Pull hands standing in the direction of shoulders.
  • Gently tilt the right side.
  • The left knee should be straight and pulled.
  • Touch the right toe with the fingers of the right hand, move the neck slightly towards the right hand, move the neck slightly to the right side. It can touch the right shoulder.
  • Spread left hand upward.
  • Stable in the same position for 2 minutes.
  • Breathe in slowly.
  • Repeat the above steps from the next side.

Precaution

The fingers of one hand should touch the other toe (at least try for it).

Benefit

  • This asana provides a proper motion for the spinal system.
  • Yogasan survives the spinal cord and sensory nerves.
  • Yoga stimulates hunger even after improving intestinal function.
  • Since it involves proper twisting and stretching, this yoga asana works as a proper warm-up exercise.
  • Trikonasana also helps improve your posture and uses your back muscles to reduce stress on a daily basis.

5) Tulasana

About ‘Tula’ means ‘Taraju’ in the Hindi language; Conventional weighing equipment. The name indicates that Yogasana is related to balance somewhere. This yoga pose involves balancing the entire body on the palms and the body resembles ‘Taraju’. You can also know more about meditation by joining 100 hour yoga teacher training in Rishikesh

Step

  • Sit on the mat in such a way that your right leg is on the left thigh and your left leg is on the right thigh.
  • Both bends should be set between the waist in front of the navel.
  • Firmly set the front part (fingers) of both hands on the ground in front of the left armpit.
  • After that, inhale slowly, press both hands, lift the entire body and keep it on the toes alone.
  • Allow the fingers of the hands to touch the ground.
  • Balance yourself in this position from 10-20 seconds to 1 minute.

Precautions

  • Keep your body parts aligned.
  • Do not try to do this if you are not confident enough to balance. Do not entangle yourself in any difficult posture or state.

Benefits   

  • In the practice of this asana, the eyebrows are often centered on the middle part of the eyebrows; It removes many common eye defects and also increases concentration.
  • This yogasana is useful for strengthening the shoulders.
  • Since it is part of the stomach, it contracts the abdominal organs for a while and facilitates the functioning of the abdominal muscles.
  • This yoga helps greatly in relieving gastric problems.

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