welcome to socialadvicers. We are going to learn about Vrikshasana, how to do vrikshasana? and benefits of Vrikshasana. Firstly we will discuss Vrikshasana.
YOGA POSE VRIKSHASANA (Tree Pose)
WHAT IS VRIKSHASANA?
Yoga pose “Vrikshasana” is also called as “Tree Pose” as it gives the true spirit of the tree. Vrikshasana is a Sanskrit word which comes from two words “vriksh” means “tree”, “asana” means “pose”. Vrikshasana pose will help you gain both physical and mental steadiness. This pose also improves focus and concentration while calming your mind. Balancing on one foot will teach you to sway gently like a tree in the wind, steady and sure no matter what the outside circumstances may be.
HOW TO DO VRIKSHASANA?
before starting this asana first warm up your body. warming up your body is important before starting any asana because it helps to do asana perfectly, and also will be easy for us to stretch our body.
BENEFITS OF VRIKSHASANA:
- Tree pose stretches the thighs, groins, torso, and shoulders
- It builds strength in the ankles and calves, and tones the abdominal muscles.
- Tree pose improves your sense of balance and coordination.
- It increases your stamina, concentration, and immunity.
- It is good for your hips as it helps to open it.
- This pose enhances the flexibility of legs, back and chest muscles.
- The person who is having knee problem should perform this pose as it is good for them.
- It gives suitable stretching to the groins.
- It calms and relaxes the central nervous system.
- By practicing this asana, the ligaments, and tendons of the feet gets strengthen.
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STEPS OF VRIKSHASANA:
- Stand erect. Keep the feet together.
- Fold the right leg and placed it at the top of left thighs with the toes of right leg should pointed downwards.
- The right leg should perpendicular to the left leg.
- Extend your arms above your head.
- Inhale and try to make namaskar mudra with your palms.
- Balance the pose as long as you can because balancing is utmost important in tree pose.
- Try to make your spine straight and feel the stretching from toes to fingers.
- With deep exhale bring your arms and leg down.
- Repeat the same with left leg. It completes one round.
- Repeat it for 3 to five rounds.
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