Yoga Poses You Can Perform With Your Family At Home


International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21 every year. Surya namakar is a common yoga sequence that you can do as a family.

International Yoga Day promotes the importance of yoga for your overall health

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  1. International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21
  2. It promotes the many benefits that yoga can offer
  3. You can do yoga as a family

International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21 every year. People of all ages can practice yoga. Practicing yoga with the whole family can help you practice yoga regularly and stay in shape. The whole family can do Surya Namaskar together. Surya Namaskar can be practiced by all age groups except those with certain special conditions. It is one of the best known yoga practices. Surya Namaskar is a sequence of 12 yoga poses that follow one another with controlled and rhythmic breathing. You can start with 5 rounds, then you can build up to 11, 21 rounds per day. So try it out with your family to keep fit. It will help you improve blood circulation to all parts of the body, keeping the skin young.

Here is how you can perform surya namaskar

Pranamasana

Stand straight on the mat with your feet closely aligned. Take a deep breath, widening your chest and relaxing your shoulders. Inhale as you lift both hands and bring both palms together in front of the chest.

Hastauttanasana

Inhale, lift the arms up and back, keeping the biceps close to the ears and lean back a little, pushing the hips out slightly. In this pose, you stretch your entire body from heels to your fingertips.

Hasta Padasana

Exhale and lean forward from the waist, keeping your spine straight. As you breathe out completely, bring your hands to the floor next to your feet.

Ashwa Sanchalanasana

Inhale, push your right leg back, as far as possible. Bring the right knee to the ground and watch.

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Dandasana

Take a deep breath and bring the left leg back and bring the whole body in a straight line

Ashtanga Namaskar

Gently keep your knees on the ground and breathe out. Bring your hips back slightly, slide forward, rest your chest and chin on the floor. Lift your hips a little. Both hands, two feet, two knees, chest and chin (eight parts of the body) should touch the floor.

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Bhujangasana

Move your upper body forward, hand under your shoulder and lift your chest in the Cobra pose. You can keep your elbows bent in this pose with the shoulders away from the ears. Look towards the ceiling.

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Cobra pose is beneficial for the health of your spine
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Adho Mukha Svanasana

Exhale, lift the hips and tailbone to bring the body into an inverted “V” pose. Stretch your shoulder, look towards the knee or the navel.

Ashwa Sanchalanasana

Inhale and bring the right foot forward between both hands. The left knee drops to the ground. Press the hips down and search.

Hasta Padasana

Exhale, bring the left foot forward. Keep the palms on the ground. You can bend your knees if you are not comfortable.

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Hastauttanasana

Inhale, lift the arms up and back, keeping the biceps close to the ears and lean back a little, pushing the hips out slightly. In this pose, you stretch your entire body from heels to your fingertips.

Pranamasana

As you exhale, first straighten your body, bring both palms together, then lower your arms. Relax in this position and observe the sensations in your body.

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Start with a few reps first and later you can increase accordingly.

(Teenage girl, senior yoga instructor, SARVA)

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