10 Types of Yoga Asanas & Their Health Benefits

1. Pavanamuktasana
Pavanamuktasana Health Benefits

Pavanamuktasana strengthens the abdominal muscles and massages the intestines and internal organs of the digestive system, therefore releasing trapped gases and improving digestion.

2. Ustrasana
Ustrasana Health Benefits

This asana reduces fat on thighs and strengthens the shoulders and back. Ustrasana expands the abdominal region, improving digestion and relieves lower back pain.

3. Vayu Nishkasana
Vayu Nishkasana Health Benefits

The spinal stretch, as well as the stretch in your arms and legs, are significant. A pressure between vertebrae and joints becomes balanced by stretching your spine. Above all, the nerves and muscles (especially thighs, knees, shoulders, neck and arms) will be benefited from practising this asana.

4. Trikonasana
Trikonasana Health Benefits

Trikonasana cures indigestion and gives flexibility to groins, hamstrings, and hips. It stimulates the function of the kidney and is also important for removing fat from the waist and thighs. This asana improves the balance and increases concentration.

5. Virabhadrasana I
Virabhadrasana I Health Benefits

This asana improves focus, balance and stability. Encourages good circulation and respiration as a result of which it energizes the entire body.

6. Virabhadrasana II
Virabhadrasana II Health Benefits

Virabhadrasana II stimulates abdominal organs and helps relieve backaches, especially through the 2nd trimester. It develops balance and stability by improving circulation and respiration.

7. Sarvangasana
Sarvangasana Health Benefits

This asana prevents thyroid problems and also ensures smooth blood flow to the heart without any strain by force of gravity. Thus Sarvangasana is good for the proper functioning of the heart and also prevents palpitations.

8. Sukhasana
Sukhasana Health Benefits

This is the most basic yoga asana which broadens the collarbones and chest. It calms the mind, enhances the condition of peacefulness and serenity. Thus it kicks out anxiety, stress, and mental tiredness.

9. Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana
Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana Health Benefits

Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana strengthens the legs and ankles. It also stretches the back of the legs and improves balance.

10. Uttanpadasana
Uttanpadasana Health Benefits

Uttanpadasana improves the functioning of the digestive organs. It improves digestion and removes constipation. It is also good for the pancreases and those who suffer from diabetes.

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