Welcome to Day 1 of the Indoindians #7DaysYogaChallenge with Rutu Trivedi Panjwani. Our first asana that we focus on is Tadasana & Triyak Tadasana (Variation)
Breathing is the key to the perfect pose.
Tadasana: Inhale when you go up and exhale when you come down
Triyak Tadasana: Inhale when you raise your hands and exhale when you bend on your side.
- Improves posture
- Strengthens thighs, knees, and ankles
- Increases awareness
- Steadies breathing
- Increases strength, power, and mobility in the feet, legs, and hips
- Firms abdomen and buttocks
- Relieves sciatica
- Reduces flat feet
- Develops strength and flexibility simultaneously, especially in the spine
- Relieves tension, aches, and pains throughout the body
- Improves blood circulation
- Encourages healthy digestion and elimination
- Leaves you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated
- Expels dullness and depression
- Harmonizes the body and mind
- Increases energy and enthusiasm
- Helps increase height in kids
Contraindications & Cautions
- Low Blood Pressure (if pose held too long): as the blood may begin to pool in the lower half of the body, causing dizziness.
- Pregnancy: keep feet hip distance, or wider, apart.
- Knock Knees: Bring heels slightly apart.