Yoga

5 yoga exercises for everyday practice

There are hundreds types of yoga and the ancient magic of any of them could absolutely change your entire life. If you want to stop influence by side things, if you want to learn how to attract the positive energy, then you must start your everyday yoga practice. That’s how the smile will pop up on your face with the beginning of the day, with the incredible sunrise and you will start your daily schedule with a positive tone instead of dark feelings and pessimism.

In this article we’ve decided to show you 5 common yoga exercises thanks to which you’ll not only keep fit and reduce weight but will also discover the secrets of the ancient Indo-Tibetan’s art. The everyday yoga practicing will teach you on discipline and correct breathing, meditation, will give you physical and mental power. By repeating these exercises day by day you’ll clean all of your Chakras; you’ll learn how to manage the energy of consciousness and take your body out of the box giving it a large piece of freedom.

 

Now let’s concentrate on the exercises.

  1. Breathing

This is a preparation exercises which will help you concentrate and tear yourself off from the surrounding environment. Make sure that your feet are a little opened and at the same width as your shoulders. Keep your body straight, and lift your hands to the ceiling while exhaling. Now, put your hands down slowly while inhaling. Try to breathe slowly without thinking for anything.

breathing

 

 

Vrksasana

This position is also known as the ‘tree pose’. It reflects perfectly to the muscles of your stomach and abdomen. To begin with this exercise, keep your body straight, feet together and hands at the sides. Put your palms one opposite the other, stick them and breathe slowly two times. Now bring the most of the weight to one of the legs and bend the other in the knee. Raise your hands up making sure your fingers are pointed to the ceiling. Try to keep the perfect balance while breathing.

tree pose yoga image hwj

 

Veerbhadrasana – first way

Also famous as the ‘warrior pose’, this exercise will extend the strength on your leg and stomach’s muscles, as well as stretches your back and strengthen your thighs. To make this exercise correctly stand with your feet together; your hands must be at the sides. Now step with your right leg forward and keep your left one backwards. The moved leg must be bent in the knee. Now you should twist your torso because this way you will face your bent right leg. Exhale, straighten your arms and raise your body up and away from your bent knee. You can do this position as long as you start feeling a pain.
warrior pose

 

Veerbhadrasana – second way

A continuation of exercise 3, this Aasana will cause a positive effect to your thighs, legs and core muscles.  To do it right, you should stand with your feet together and your hands at the sights. Now bend the right leg in the knee and step forward leaving the left leg backwards. Instead of rising your hands up, twist your back so you face sideways and raise your hands to the both sides. Your hands should be on the level of your shoulders.

warrior pose 1 hwj

 

Utkatasana

Also known as the “chair position“, this Aasana needs concentration on the muscles it uses. Now keep your body straight with your hands at the sides. Now raise your hands pointing the ceiling and bend your body in the knees just like you’re sitting on a chair. Bend your torso forward and breath slowly.

 

chair pose

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Rob Wart