Yoga has numerous benefits. Not only it makes you physically fit but if it is done in combination and series of certain poses then it can benefit you in achieving spiritual enlightenment as well. If we would say that yoga is a well researched, result oriented science for physical as well as mental and spiritual fitness, then we won’t be wrong.
Due to this reason not only common people but famous personalities such movie stars and other celebrities are inculcating yoga as an inseparable part of their daily lifestyle. Here in this article we have enlisted 5 such yoga posture that will not only make your fit but will also benefit you in your spiritual journey.
Various Yoga For Body Fitness And Spiritual Enlightenment
Bhujangasana or Cobra pose, as it’s famously known, is quite beneficial for overall body fitness. This yoga posture increases the blood circulation in your body and relaxes as well as calms your mind. To do this asana you need to lie down on your belly with legs straight and slightly touching each other.
Next lift your hands and place them at shoulder length and gently apply pressure to lift your upper body. Gradually and slowly lift your head, shoulders and chest till the point you feel comfortable. Make sure that your body below navel point should be firmly seated on the ground. Now slowly come back to your original position.
Although this yoga posture is quite easy to perform, it’s very beneficial as well. To do this asana you need to stand straight and then place your hands on your hips.
Next bend yourself backwards maintaining the posture and go as far as you can. Hold yourself in this position for around 15-20 seconds and then come back to original posture. Repeat it 2-3 times to get best results.
Vajrasana or Diamond pose is supposed to heal your digestive disorders such as flatulence and indigestion and makes you strong physically. Lower part of the body also gets benefited if you do this yoga posture regularly. To do this asana you need to sit with your thighs over your calves and your toes should touch each other.
Next place your palms over your knees and relax while breathing gently. Initially do this yoga posture for couple of minutes and increase gradually as you develop the stamina. The best part with this asana is that it can be done immediately after taking the food.
Chair pose or Utkatasana is an easy yoga posture but nevertheless it’s quite powerful too. This yoga posture gives immense power to your back, thighs and calf muscles. Stand straight with your hands above your head, palms touching each other and breathing normal.
Next gradually bend your knees while maintaining the balance at the same time. Stop half way or at a point where you feel comfortable and stay in this pose for as long as you can hold (initially couple of seconds and then increase gradually).
Bakasana or Crane pose is quite beneficial for your arms, shoulders and neck flexibility. To do this yogic posture you need to sit in squat position on the yoga mat keeping enough distance between your knees so that you can manage your arms between them.
Next putting all your body weight on your hands (and wrists) gradually and slowly raise yourself. Stay in this position for couple of seconds and then revert back.
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