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International Yoga Day 2018: 10 yoga postures that play catalyst to a healthy lifestyle

This Yoga Day, pledge to stay fit with these important and useful yoga postures that are boon to your lifestyle

India TV Lifestyle Desk [ Updated: June 21, 2018 16:44 IST ]
  • International Yoga Day is here again. Yoga can play a major role in ensuring a healthy lifestyle if done right. Here are some postures that will help you have a healthy and significant yoga session.
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    International Yoga Day is here again. Yoga can play a major role in ensuring a healthy lifestyle if done right. Here are some postures that will help you have a healthy and significant yoga session.

  • Adho Mukha Svanasana This Asana is very important and a blessing to the back and spine. It involves putting pressure on the back and hence, discards the possibility of a spinal dysfunction.
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    Adho Mukha Svanasana

    This Asana is very important and a blessing to the back and spine. It involves putting pressure on the back and hence, discards the possibility of a spinal dysfunction.

  • Vajrasana This Asana is simple to achieve and has great benefits like improved digestion and blood circulation.
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    Vajrasana

    This Asana is simple to achieve and has great benefits like improved digestion and blood circulation.

  • Paschimottasana This Asana can be hard to achieve at first, as it requires stretching the back, but once acquired it can be very helpful in stress relief.
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    Paschimottasana

    This Asana can be hard to achieve at first, as it requires stretching the back, but once acquired it can be very helpful in stress relief.

  • Trikonasana This Asana requires bending to one side and touching the feet sans bending the knee. It reduces blood pressure and catalyses better circulation.
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    Trikonasana

    This Asana requires bending to one side and touching the feet sans bending the knee. It reduces blood pressure and catalyses better circulation.

  • Ardha Matsyendrasana This pose is simple to achieve and majorly helps in improving digestion and regular release of excreta.
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    Ardha Matsyendrasana

    This pose is simple to achieve and majorly helps in improving digestion and regular release of excreta.

  • Utrasana This Asana involves stretching the body outwards and touching the feet. It helps in fat reduction.
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    Utrasana

    This Asana involves stretching the body outwards and touching the feet. It helps in fat reduction.

  • Phalaksana Also known as the 'Plank Pose' this Asana involves putting pressure on the arms and feet so as to balance the body. It has benefits like improving the muscle function of the lower back, chest and arms.
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    Phalaksana

    Also known as the 'Plank Pose' this Asana involves putting pressure on the arms and feet so as to balance the body. It has benefits like improving the muscle function of the lower back, chest and arms.

  • Sarvangasana This Asana also involves body balance, mainly on the shoulders and head. It helps reduce weight. Natrajasana This Asana also helps lose weight and requires body balance.
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    Sarvangasana

    This Asana also involves body balance, mainly on the shoulders and head. It helps reduce weight.

    Natrajasana

    This Asana also helps lose weight and requires body balance.

  • Simhasana This Asana is a major contributor to curing and preventing respiratory ailments like Asthma and sore throat.
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    Simhasana

    This Asana is a major contributor to curing and preventing respiratory ailments like Asthma and sore throat.

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