Mountain pose

Sanskrit name: Tadasana.
Yoga pose where, standing upright, with one’s head and neck aligned to the spine, the entire body is maintained active; the abdomen is wound tightly and the lumbar area remains perfectly flat.
Shoulders open and hands held parallel to one’s body, oriented slightly backwards.

Recommendations and precautions:

  • Not recommended for headaches, insomnia or low blood pressure.

Physical benefits:

  • Improves posture
  • Strengthens the thighs, knees and joints
  • Alleviates sciatica symptoms
  • Helps reduce flatfoot

This is not a soliciting pose, thus make sure you do not let your mind wander. Remain here, feel your body and keep it active.
Practice the Mountain pose during Yogilates classes. Learn more here.

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