Manmohan Singh is a passionate Yoga Teacher and is our guest post author bringing you 9 Yoga Poses to Boost Energy
Summary: Do you feel sluggish even after taking a good 7 hours sleep? Explore the blog to know about the yoga asanas to feel energetic instantly.
Many of us complain about being tired, lethargic, and sluggish during the day that it often impedes us from performing our daily roles and responsibilities. The reason for all these issues is the low body energy that puts us down even after taking complete rest.
The energy level depends upon the nutrients, sleep, and exercise. Our body energy is the life force and can impact our mental and physical health. With the help of yoga practice, one can boost up the energy level and restore vitality on the go.
Here are 9 yoga poses to boost energy for an instant revival:
- Vrksasana or Tree Pose
- Stand in Tadasana pose and then fold your right knee outwards and place the sole of the right foot on the left inner thigh.
- Keep your left leg straight and try to balance the whole body on it.
- Now breathe in and slowly raise your arms overhead and join them together in prayer pose.
- Take deep breaths and hold the pose for 30 seconds. Release and repeat with the other leg.
- Virabhadrasana II or Warrior 2 Pose
- Start with being in Tadasana pose and then widespread your legs 4 feet apart.
- Now move your right foot outward and let your toes face the front side of the mat.
- Then move your left foot inward to form a 45-degree angle, but don’t move the torso.
- Now move your right knee slightly forward to form a 90-degree angle and at the same time stretch your left leg backward.
- Now raise your arms to the shoulders level and parallel to the floor. Hold the pose for 30 seconds.
- Release and repeat on the other side.
- Natarajasana or Lord of the Dance Pose
- Stand in Tadasana pose and then breathe in. Lift your left foot backward and at the same time, slightly bend your knees.
- Shift the whole body weight on the right foot and now raise your left arm backward and at the same time slightly forward bend your torso.
- Now grasp the left foot with the right hand and lift them up as much as you can without putting a strain on the back.
- Raise your right hand upward above the head or in front. Hold the pose for 30 seconds.
- Release and repeat on the other side.
- Utkatasana or Chair Pose
- Begin in Tadasana pose. Now spread your feet hip-width apart and press them onto the floor.
- Now lift your hands upward over the head with the palms facing each other. While doing so, bend down your knees and form a pose as if you’re sitting in a chair.
- Put all the weight on your heels and take deep breaths. Hold the pose for 30-60 seconds.
- Urdhva Mukha Svanasana or Upward Facing Dog Pose
- Lie straight on your stomach on the floor and keep your arms beside the body.
- Now take a deep breath and slide your hands forward near the shoulders. Press them against the floor and with their support, lift up your head, torso, and hips.
- Now slide your hands below your shoulders and slightly arch your back and move your head backward.
- Hold the pose for 30 seconds.
- Adho Mukha Svanasana or Downward Facing Dog Pose
- Begin with being on your hands and knees with your elbows bent in line the shoulders, knees, and hips aligned.
- Breathe in and lift up your knees and heels off the floor, and then as you breathe out, raise your tailbone and hips.
- Push your legs slightly backward, keeping the knees straight and spine erect, and form an inverted-V shape.
- Keep your head in between the arms. Breathe gently and be in the position for a minute.
- Adho Mukha Vrksasana or Handstand Pose
- Begin with being in the Adho Mukha Svanasana pose. Take the support of the wall keeping the hands away from it.
- Now slowly lift up your one leg and try to keep it straight. When you attain a comfortable position raise another leg up.
- Make sure your head should be placed in between the arms, and with the support of the wall, balance your whole body.
- Now the whole body weight is on your hands. Take slow and deep breaths. Hold the pose for as long as you can.
- Lie straight on your back on the floor and keep your hands by the side of your body.
- Now bend your knees and let the sole of your feet touch the floor. Bring them closer to the hips and keep the feet hip-width apart.
- Now keep your hands behind the shoulders. Ensure that your fingers are open.
- Now shift the weight of your body on the limbs. Press hands and feet against the floor and slowly lift your entire body off the floor.
- Let your head hang in the air, keeping the neck long, and breathe slowly and deeply. Hold the pose for a minute.
- Eka Pada Rajakapotasana or One-Legged King Pigeon Pose
- Begin with being on your knees and hands, keeping your knees below your hips and hands slightly ahead from the shoulders.
- Now slide your right knee forward behind the right wrist and place the shin under the torso. Let the right foot face the left knee.
- Now slowly move the left leg backward and keep the knee straight.
- Now fold the left leg upward from the knees and at the same time move your torso slightly backward.
- Let the head touch the foot. You can also lift your arms and move backward to hold the left foot for support.
- Hold the pose for a minute. Release and repeat the same on the other side.
With a regular practice of this asanas sequence, boost energy and awaken the mind and body.
9 Yoga Poses to Boost Energy
Author Bio: Manmohan Singh is a passionate Yogi, Yoga Teacher and a Traveller in India. He provides Yoga Teacher Training in India. He loves writing and reading books related to yoga, health, nature and the Himalayas.
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