Last week we introduced some basic asanas, which you could easily practice with the help of any Yoga expert, do not exercise by yourself, especially at the beginning to avoid seriously injuries. In this post we will explain the benefits of 6 new asanas, let’s start with the Boat pose (Naukasana) called like this for the shape that your body will reach during this pose practice.
Navasana (boat pose)
Strengthens the abdominal and back muscles, it also tones legs and arm muscles.
Utkatasana (Chair pose)
Strengthens the legs muscles and joints but also the shoulders, hips, knees and ankles.
Strengthens the quads and gluteal.
Savasana (Core pose)
It relieves stress and mild depression, also relaxes the body. It’s a great help for reducing headache and insomnia.
Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend)
Stretches the spine and the shoulders, the lower back and the hamstrings. It stimulates the intestine and the liver.
Hastapadasana (Standing Forward Bend)
Stretches all the muscles of the back of the body and makes the spine supple.
Uttanasana (Standing Forward Fold pose)
Lengthens the column and stretches the backs of the legs and the back muscles, it also stimulates digestive, uro-genital and endocrine systems.