Once an individual delves into the practice of yoga, the science of yoga becomes his true companion for the rest of his life. As a universal science of healing, yoga can be adapted and practiced at any age or stage of life.
“You are never too old to strike a yoga asana.” So we made a list, eight gentle yoga poses with far-reaching benefits and lowest risk. In these eight yoga poses, you need minimum strength and flexibility to mobilize your joints, enhance your posture, soothe the nerves, elevate the energy levels, rekindle the organ functionality, and strengthen the body.
1.) Mountain Pose (Tadasana)
A foundational pose for improving the body posture that helps to keep spine healthy and strengthens the thighs, knees, ankles, abdomen, and hips.
Come on a yoga mat. Stand tall with arms hanging by your side.
Evenly distribute the body weight across the balls and arches of the feet.
Keep the feet together and legs strong. You can spread the feet about 6 inches apart if you wish to for proper balance.
Strongly engage the quadriceps and pull your stomach in slightly.
Inhale, lengthen the torso, raise your arms up and join the hands together.
Manmohan Singh is a passionate Yogi, Yoga Teacher, and a Traveler in India. He provides yoga teacher training in Nepal, yoga teacher training in Kerala and India. He loves writing and reading books related to yoga, health, nature, and the Himalayas. His strong connection with Yoga and the Himalayas has made him organize yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda tours, and retreats in the Himalayas.