Balance Yoga

Best Balance Yoga Positions For Improving Health 2019

Balance yoga position review: In this post, we are going to review the best yoga position to aid and improve balance.

Best Balance Yoga Positions: Tree Pose

Movement Patterns: Single leg balance
Equipment Used: Bodyweight

Fit library Instructions:

  • Place hands under your shoulders
  • Maintain neutral spine
  • Drawing your belly button in towards your spine bend at your hip.
  • Keeping your standing leg and weight midfoot and over hands
  • Return to the prone position and repeat.

Best Balance Yoga Positions: Warrior I

Movement Patterns: Lung and twist
Equipment Used: Bodyweight Total gym

Fit library Instructions:

  • There are three variations of the Warrior pose.
  • Step your right or left foot out to the right about 4 feet from your other foot.
  • Pivot your body to face the right, and turn your left foot in about
  • Your right knee should be at a 90-degree angle, and your right thigh should be parallel to the ground.
  • Raise your arms over your head with your head pointing straight forward or slightly up.
  • Feel your spine and pelvis lengthening as you reach above your head through your fingertips.
  • Hold for 30 seconds, and then move arms to transition into Warrior II (below) or perform Warrior I on the other side.

Best Balance Yoga Positions: Warrior II

Movement Patterns: Lunge and Twist
Equipment Used: Bodyweight Total gym

Fit library Instructions:

  • From Warrior, I, take your left arm straight down and parallel to the floor.
  • At the same time that you reach your right arm down and back behind you.
  • Keep your head facing in the same direction as your lead foot.
  • Keep your torso facing outward.
  • Adjust your back foot from the 45-degree angle of Warrior I to 90 degrees for Warrior II.
  • Keep your core engage while performing these poses to put some of the work into your abs and to help you balance.

Best Balance Yoga Positions: Down Dog Leg Lift

Movement Patterns: Bend
Equipment Used: Bodyweight Total gym

Fit library Instructions:

  • Begin in a sitting position with your knees bent and feet touching your butt. Firmly plant your hands on either side of your hips and lift yourself up using your core and glutes.
  • Lift your right leg up as high as you can.
  • Ultimately, you want it to be perpendicular to the ground and your torso.
  • Work on your leg flexibility if you can’t reach your leg straight up.
  • You can move backward slightly to increase the stretch in your wrists, or you can lift and lower to bring the workout into your abs, triceps, and glutes.
  • When you lower, make sure to bend the elbows and lower to just a few inches above the ground.
  • Then lift and repeat.

Best Balance Yoga Positions: Big Toe Pose

Movement Patterns: Bend
Equipment Used: Bodyweight Total gym

Fit library Instructions:

  • Slowly reach your left leg up to your left arm.
  • Grab your toes if you can while keeping the left leg straight.
  • This requires a lot of flexibility in the legs.
  • If you can’t straighten the leg, try bending your knee slightly.
  • Repeat on the other side.

Best Balance Yoga Positions: Warrior III

Movement Patterns: Bend
Equipment Used: Bodyweight Total gym

Fit library Instructions:

  • Entering the pose very slowly, and concentrating on what you are accomplishing while you are trying to do it.
  • This will help you stay balanced.
  • Following Warrior II, you will bring your arms back together to point straight out in front of you.
  • Slowly lift your right left leg up in the air as you begin to shift your body forward.
  • The leg you are standing on should be level to the ground, and your arms and outstretched and be parallel to the ground.
  • Keep your head in line with your arms.
  • Make sure to keep the hips squared and facing down.

 

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