Popular yoga asanas for beginners

Tadasana (Mountain Pose)

This pose teaches one to stand with majestic steadiness like a mountain. The word ‘Tada’ means a mountain, that’s where the name comes from.

Tree

Tree is an awesome standing balance for beginners to work on to gain focus and clarity, and learn to breathe while standing and keeping the body balanced on one foot.

Downward-Facing Dog/Adho Mukha Svanasana

Your focus should be on keeping your spine long—if that means you need to bend your knees, that's fine.

The most popular asanas for flexibility

Standing Forward Fold (Uttanasana)

Practicing the Standing Forward Fold is a little bit like a test, helping you realize how flexible you currently are!

Downward Facing Dog (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

This is a great pose to start with, because it helps to open up the legs, shoulders, and chest before you get into some of the deeper stretches.

Standing Forward Fold (Uttanasana)

One of the most simple and straight forward (pun intended) stretches you can do to increase your flexibility is a Standing Forward Fold. This can be done with feet together or hip-width distance apart.

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