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01 September, 2011

Tadasana-Mountain Pose. Natarajasana- Lord of dance pose


Tadasana/Mountain Pose

Tadasana is usually the starting position for all the standing poses. But it's useful to practice 
Tadasana as a pose in itself. Stay in the pose for 30 seconds to 1 minute, breathing easily.

Benefits

  • Improves posture
  • Strengthens thighs, knees, and ankles
  • Firms abdomen and buttocks
  • Relieves sciatica
  • Reduces flat feet



Natarajasna/Lord of the dance pose

Nata means dancer or actor
Raja means king

The asana follows Tadasna.

Benefits

  • Stretches the shoulders and chest
  • Stretches the thighs, groins, and abdomen
  • Strengthens the legs and ankles
  • Improves balance