Yoga Poses To Improve Flexibility

Yoga is not your cup of tea, you say? Wait till you do these poses!

Flexibility is both a blessing and a curse when it comes to yoga. On the good side, you can efficiently perform complex moves and get rid of every health problem through yoga. On the wrong side, it makes you believe you have a short cut to advanced yoga, and you might injure yourself. Flexibility comes with practice, and the more you work out, the better your muscles and bones help you attain the poses with time. You might have tight calves, shoulders, hips or thighs, but there is nothing that yoga can’t get bendy! Here is how to get more flexible with yoga.

Reclined Hand To Big Toe Pose-


You can approach this pose in various ways. Strap around the instep of the lifted leg and hold your leg in the pose. Keep your leg in posture and stretch your groins, hamstrings, calves and hips. Don’t worry about how high you can get your leg in the beginning.

Eye Of The Needle- 


This pose helps you flex your hips and improves your flexibility overall. All you need to do is. Lie on your back, bend your knees and soles of your feet on the floor. Lift your foot and clasp your hands around the back of your left thigh.

Downward Facing Dog-


This pose is good for about everything. You have to lie down with your hands and legs touching the floor and your lower back lifted high in a V pose. Lift one leg at a time to improve the stretching pose.

Crescent Lunge


This might be the first adventurous pose, to begin with. You have to lunge deeply and stretch between ribs. You can choose a variation you are comfortable with. Reach your arms towards the ceiling and stretch between muscles till you can do it comfortably.

Pyramid Pose-


This is the advanced pose of a downward-facing dog. All you need to do is step your right foot in and maintain the hip posture. You can use the necessary props in the process to help you hold the pose.

Half-Moon Pose-


Half-moon is about incorporating balance in your body. You need to twist your hips, ribs, chest and balancing yourself on your right arm and leg.

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