As we all know Balance is one thing that may get diminished as you become old. That is also one aspect of physical well being. You may have seen elders and seniors struggling for balance even while just standing.
Benefits of balancing yoga poses
Yoga balance poses help in improving your physical stability. Aging can reduce body awareness, physical stability. Medical problems may affect the overall body balance and can make aging faster. But those who practice yoga have better body balance, especially for old peole. They are more in control of their body. Better body control leads to better confidence and mental as well as emotional wellbeing.
Yoga balancing poses improve body awareness. Build up core strength which is needed for balancing. These poses strengthen shoulder and back, arms, the specific body parts on which you are balancing.There are many standing balancing yoga poses. The ones given in the list below include yogasanas from beginners, intermediate and advance level. When you continue practicing yoga regularly, you are likely to learn all of the poses given below. Start with the basic balancing poses and go further from that. At any level, it is more beneficial to hold a balance pose as long as you can easily. Here ‘holding on easily’ without losing balance is important. As you continue practicing, your holding pose time will surely increase.
Do not underestimate some of the poses because they are quite simple. They will give you a very good start in improving your body balance, fitness level and physical health. It is good for warming up the spine and improving core strength.
So we would like to advise to you do more yoga poses for your health and balance.