When you begin to engage the core with a multidimensional understanding, you’ll find that you can strengthen your back, abs, and thighs. It takes effort and awareness, but yoga practice provides the opportunity to evolve.
Kumbhakasana – Plank Pose
Plank is a truly foundational pose. It teaches you to hold yourself together like a sturdy wooden plank giving you the power you need for complex poses and the grace to glide with ease through transitions between poses. Plank will build your abdominal strength; you might even find yourself shaking as you practice it. It can strengthen your arms and keep your wrists supple and healthy.
Vasisthasana – Side Plank Pose
Vasisthasana (Side Plank Pose) is a powerful yoga exercise or asana that aims at enhancing your arm balance. The Sanskrit term “Vasisth” refers to “best or most excellent sage.” As the level of excellence is an attribute of many sages, the Side Plank Pose is also referred to as the Sage Pose.
Ardha Chandrasana – Half Moon Pose
The Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose) is a Standing Pose that targets the legs, buttocks, and hips, and improves balance and strength.
Ardha Dhanurasana – Half Bow Pose
Dhanurasana or the Bow Pose is one of the 12 basic Hatha Yoga poses. It is also one of the three main back stretching exercises. It gives the entire back a good stretch, thus imparting flexibility as well as strength to the back. This pose is so called because it looks like an archer’s bow, the torso and legs representing the body of the bow, and the arms the string.
Ardha Pincha Mayurasana – Dolphin Pose
Dolphin Pose is very much similar to the Downward Facing Dog Pose, with the forearms lying on the ground instead of your palms. Dolphin requires an open chest, shoulder girdle as well as willing hamstrings. Dolphin pose is one of those Asanas that help you set up your psyche and body for a full reversal. Dolphin Pose calms the brain and helps relieve stress and mild depression. It stretches the shoulders, hamstrings, calves and arches while strengthening the arms and legs.
Virabhadrasana III – Warrior 3 Pose
Virabhadrasana III or Warrior 3 Pose is an asana commemorating the exploits of the warrior Virabhadra, an incarnation of Shiva. Warrior III pose (Virabhadrasana III) is also commonly known as Airplane pose.
Navasana – Boat Pose
One of the most well-known yoga poses for core strength, Boat Pose — Navasana tones the abdominal muscles while strengthening the low back. Its a good pose for developing overall stamina.
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