Most beginners are intimidated before starting Yoga. They are of the notion that it is for those dedicated sages, who achieve austerity (Samadhi) by position at one spot for ages. But yoga can also be simple. While you may experience a few bruises and falls when trying for the first time. But don’t worry, you will be a pro soon. A list of beginner-friendly exercises have been given below:
Tadasana (Mountain Pose)
An ideal warm-up pose activates the core of the body and improves blood circulation. In this position you need to stand on your feet flat, keeping the spine erect and facing the palm towards the body. While inhaling, try lifting the ankles and standing on the toes with the eyes facing the ceiling. Repeat the asana at least 10 times. It is one of the simplest yoga poses.
Vrikshashana (Tree Pose)
Vrikshasana is the posture of standing in the form of a tree, as steadily as possible, in order to improve balance, focus, and mental clarity. Here the practitioner is required to stand on one leg with the other leg bent so the foot rests on the side of the thigh. The idea behind is asana is to feel as firm as a tree while balancing one leg to the other to invoke concentration and mindfulness.
Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)
Bhujangasana is said to be part of the sequence of yoga postures in Padma Sadhana and the eight pose of the 12 poses of Surya Namaskar or Sun Salutation. This yoga pose requires the practitioner to perform the same, in the form of a cobra. It is highly rejuvenating exercise as it is performed with a backbend like that of a cobra. It is also an alternative to Udhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Dog Pose), which is considered as a close cousin of the pose.
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