Tree Poses of Weight Loss Yoga

Today we would like to share some info aboout tree poses of Weight Loss Yoga.

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Tree Pose (Right)

Instructions
- Stand in Mountain Pose.
- Then shift your weight slightly onto your right foot and bend your left knee. Clasp your left ankle and draw your left foot up; place your left sole against the inner right thigh. If possible, press the left heel into the inner right groin. Open your left knee cap to the side and your toes point down.
- Inhale and sweep your arms to the sides and raise them up toward the ceiling. Bring your palms together overhead. Exhale and release your shoulders down. Gaze at a fixed point in front of you on the floor.
- Stay in long breaths and with the last exhalation, return to Mountain Pose.

Note
- Feel your left sole is pressed against a resistance from your outer right leg so that your leg muscles are fully engaged.
- Gaze at a fixed point and this will help you concentrate and better the balance of your body.
- Make sure your pelvis is in a neutral position. Your front pelvis is facing forward.
- Extend your fingers actively toward the ceiling while lengthen the tailbone toward the floor.

Benefits
- Helps strengthen your thighs and ankles; builds up your spine.
- Helps improve the sense of balance while stretching your inner thighs and groin areas.

Tree Pose (Left)

Instructions
- Stand in Mountain Pose.
- Then shift your weight slightly onto your left foot and bend your right knee. Clasp your right ankle and draw your right foot up; place your right sole against the inner left thigh. If possible, press the right heel into the inner left groin. Open your right knee cap to the side and your toes point down.
- Inhale and sweep your arms to the sides and raise them up toward the ceiling. Bring your palms together overhead. Exhale and release your shoulders down. Gaze at a fixed point in front of you on the floor.
- Stay in long breaths and with the last exhalation, return to Mountain Pose.

Note
- Feel your right sole is pressed against a resistance from your outer left leg so that your leg muscles are fully engaged.
- Gaze at a fixed point and this will help you concentrate and better the balance of your body.
- Make sure your pelvis is in a neutral position. Your front pelvis is facing forward.
- Extend your fingers actively toward the ceiling while lengthen the tailbone toward the floor.

Benefits
- Helps strengthen your thighs and ankles; builds up your spine.
- Helps improve the sense of balance while stretching your inner thighs and groin areas.

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