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10 Top Yoga Asanas For Beginners: Stay Healthy With Yoga by deepak123rocks: 4:20pm On May 25, 2019
Yoga is basically a combination of physical, mental and spiritual practices which find its origin in the period of ancient India. Yoga is believed to originate from the pre-Vedic period. It is said that it developed around the 5th or 6th centuries BCE. Yoga also means the union of Self with the Divine. From a very long time and sages and Yog gurus have tried to explain the magical benefits of Yoga on mind, body and our soul.

Yoga postures, yoga asanas or yoga exercises make you flexible, alert and active. It increases the blood flow to the brain, thus improving your concentration levels. Regularly practicing yoga postures, yoga asanas will help you to focus better on studies and also keep stress and anxiety away. Especially Mediation Yoga helps you to connect with your body and soul.
If you’re looking for a way to start a yoga practice in the comfort of your own home. Here is a beginning sequence that is a great place to start. Check out the easiest way to start yoga by the top 10 yoga Asanas for beginners:


1. Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)
Best Yoga asanas for beginners
▪️ The Sun Salutation is a graceful sequence of twelve positions performed as one continuous flow. Each position counteracts the one before, stretching the body in a different way and alternately expanding and contracting the chest to regulate the breathing.
▪️ The sequence also flexes and stretches the spinal column through their maximum range giving profound stretch to the whole body.
Practiced daily it will bring great flexibility to your spine and joints and trim your waist.
▪️ It limbers up the whole body in preparation for the other Asanas (postures) that are practiced as part of a regular yoga routine.
Repeat 5-10 times (or more) bringing the right leg back then forth first THEN left leg back then forth.
▪️ For a nice easy practice, feel free to modify to increase or decrease difficulty. Follow your body nothing should ever hurt, cause strain or pain.
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2. Tadasana (The Mountain Pose)
top yoga asanas for beginners
Known as the base of all standing poses, it gives you a sense of grounding and a feel of the earth. Most of the standing poses emerge from Tadasana. Though it seems like just a “simple standing pose”, a lot of things go with the pose. Though it is not mandatory to do this asana on an empty stomach if you precede or follow it up with other Yoga asanas, then it is best to have a four to six hours gap between your meals and this asana.

3. Vrikshasana (Tree Pose)
Health benefits of Vrikshasana
Health benefits of Vrikshasana
Vrikshasana is one of the simplest of yoga asanas. Vrikshasana (Tree Pose) helps improve balance, gives your body a proper posture and boosts concentration. If practiced regularly, over time Vrikshasana builds tremendous inner and outer strength.
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4. Bhujangasana (The Cobra Pose)
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