Most Popular Yoga Asanas

Most Popular Yoga Asanas

Asanas for relaxation, yoga for a healthy body and yoga postures for a better balance and concentration: Here we have put together a selection of our most popular yoga exercises. So off with you on the yoga mat!

Adho Mukha Svanasana (Looking Down Dog)

This yoga exercise is a classic and should not be missed in any yoga class. The Looking Down Dog helps with headaches and stimulates the nervous system in the body.

 

 

Bakasana The crow crane

Bakasana (crane / crow)

For many yogis, Bakasana is one of the most elegant and beautiful asanas. Above all, the crane demands balance and is intended for advanced yogis.

 

Woman in lotus position (Padmasana)

Padmasana (lotus seat)

The lotus position finds its place in yoga, as well as in meditation. On a physical level, this exercise opens the hips, while calming the mind.

 

 

Savasana explains the funeral

Savasana (The death)

Savasana looks easy and we are often underestimated by yoga beginners. It often serves as a completion of a yoga workout and manifests the effects of asanas. Please do not skip!

 

Tadasana (The mountain posture) Yoga exercise

Also a classic among the exercises in yoga. The mountain posture often serves as a starting point for advanced yoga positions. It is important that the shoulders stay down.

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Trikonasana

Trikonasana (The Triangle)

This particular yoga position activates the energy lines along the legs, spine and arms. Therefore, it is also known verniedlichend as a lightning rod for bad energy.

Uttanasana (Standing Forward Bend

An absolutely deep-acting yoga exercise that releases tension in the back and neck. It is important not to stretch your legs completely and let the head "dangle".

Yoga warrior Virabhadrasana

Virabhadrasana (The Warrior)

Huh, what does a warrior have to do with yoga? Does yoga not have a peaceful basis? Right. Virabhadrasana is a fearsome warrior from Indian mythology. In yoga, there are 3 variations of this exercise.

Virabhadrasana 1 (Yoga Warrior 1) is a standing yoga exercise

Virabhadrasana 1 (The Warrior 1)

Warrior 1 is probably known to every yoga student in the classroom. The entire upper body is stretched, which has a positive effect on posture and self-esteem.

 

Virabhadrasana II - The Warrior II

Virabhadrasana 2 (The Warrior 2)

The Warrior II is characterized by a beautiful body tension. The exercise is perfect for strengthening the trunk while keeping the arms at the same height.

 

Virabhadrasana 3 (The Warrior 3)

More suitable for advanced yogis, Virabhadrasana 3 provides extra balance and concentration. It is important that the arms and legs do not point beyond the hips.

Bhujangasana (The Cobra)

Bhujangasana, better known as Cobra or Sphinx, imitates the erect posture of a snake. Perfect for increasing attention.

Dhanurasana (The Bow)

The yoga exercise Dhanurasana (arch) stretches the spine, relaxes shoulders while strengthening arms and thighs. That does you good and sharpens the senses.

 

Baddha Konasana (The Shoemaker's Seat)

Baddha Konasana helps women with menstrual problems, as it opens the hips and relaxes the abdomen. For men, the yoga exercise is good for the prostate.

 

Utkatasana Yoga Chair

The chair strengthens your thigh muscles. It strengthens your posture by aligning the pelvis and vertebrae and activates the Manipura Chakra.

 

Ardha Chandrasana (The Crescent Moon)

Ardha Chandrasana strengthens your spine, hips, feet - joints and knees and brings strength in the legs. This yoga position helps with stress and insecurity.

 

Balasana (position of the child)

This yoga position gently stretches your spine, thighs and ankles. This reduces fatigue, dizziness, headaches and blood pressure.

 

Marjaryasana (yoga cat)

Especially in our modern world, our spine is often stiff. The cat strengthens the abdominal muscles, stimulates digestion and grounds the body and mind.

 

Yoga tree Vrksasana

Vrksasana (Yoga tree)

The tree strengthens your balance and trains all the muscles of the body. It is a good exercise for relaxation, balance and concentration.

Yoga Headstand (Sirsasana)

The headstand stimulates blood and oxygen circulation as well as brain activity. This yoga posture trains your sense of balance and relaxes your breathing.

 

Pyramid infographic

Yoga Pyramid (Parsvottanasana)

This yoga posture is good for your physical and mental stability, strength and balance. The pyramid stimulates circulation and blood circulation.

 

Shoulder bridge instructions

Yoga Shoulder Bridge (Setu Bandha Sarvangasana)

Strength with this asana your spine and buttocks. To do so, you calm your mind and nerves and provide your body with fresh invigorating energy.

 

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