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5 Fun yoga poses for parents and kids

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Yoga has become a workout-based trendsetter in today’s generation. With the massive range of health benefits both body and mind related that accompanies it, the popularity it has gained in terms of preference is undeniable. As a family, today’s life has each member running in directions opposite to each other, one not being able to school, work and domestic pressure piling themselves one on top of the other, there is the search for a way to let it all out. Finding a common ground to let out all that steam and spend quality time together as a family
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finds its answer in yoga.
1. THE CAT POSE (Bidalasana)
The name comes from the way the body resembles a stretching cat through the posture associated with the asana. Aa a simple posture, this asana is considered as a warm-up yoga pose that initiates you into the flow of other poses of yoga. As a part of the basic positions of yoga, the asana is versatile in terms of the convenience of doing it. Keeping a check on your core and back muscles, the asana does wonders in the maximum use of the same. Along with relieving the tension from the lower back along
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with the hips and the neck, this asana is a good place to initiate from as a beginner. 
2. THE MOUNTAIN POSE (Tadasana)
Tadasana is a primary inclusion of standing asanas because it frames the foundation for all the standing asanas. It is done as a part of the start and end of the Surya Namaskara succession and is a key asana for all yoga sessions. 

It is an asana that is apt to develop stillness, quality and a stress-free atmosphere. It tends to be performed between different asanas that allow the brain and body to ingest the benefits of the

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previous asana and prepare yourself for the upcoming one. 

The English name for Tadasana is mountain pose; be that as it may, in Bikram yoga it might be referred to likewise as tree present.
3. HAPPY BABY POSE (Ananda Balasana)
Ananda Balasana is one of the first few asanas you learn in yoga and it is very well practiced in the busy world. Working the hips, chest and shoulder regions, it reduces stress and tension. Alongside that, it likewise protracts the spine. 

Rehearsing this asana or yoga posture discharges the pressure from the lower back

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territory. This posture ensures that the body is ready to perform other asanas that involve sitting. Moreover, this asana is like the leaning back squat posture and is very valuable for individuals who experience difficulty performing squats.
4. THE RAGDOLL POSE (Uttanasana)
An asana performed in the standing position, this posture is a forward fold of the body ideal to calm the nervous system and relieve stress. This asana also finds itself to be a part of the Surya Namaskara routine. With the hands coming to grip the back of your ankles, it is a
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forward bend and stretch of the body from the waist.

The asana is crucial in terms of the stretching and physical strengthening improvement it provides. Ideal in improving the balance of the body, the benefit comes from the nature of the posture which induces an alternating combination of active and passive elements. Like many other asanas, this posture too is intended for the calming of the mind. Allowing benefits of increased blood flow to the brain.
5. SUN SALUTATION (Surya Namaskara)
With a total of 12 poses coming together, the sun salutation

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or Surya Namaskara is the ultimate combination of asanas that has a great amount of positive influence on the body, mind, and soul. With each round containing 12 postures, two such sets complete one rotation.

Going ahead with the asana early in the morning on an empty stomach is said to have the best benefits. Like every other yoga posture, the best benefits from the same come from constant practice. 

Vivek Roy is an enthusiastic Yoga blogger and Traveller from India. He has done yoga teacher training in India. He loves to travel and share the

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knowledge of yoga around the world. For more information about him visit his website Sattva Yoga Academy.
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Yoga with kids

- 4 Feb 20

Yoga has become a workout-based trendsetter in today’s generation. With the massive range of health benefits both body and mind related that accompanies it, the popularity it has gained in terms of preference is undeniable. As a family, today’s life has each member running in directions opposite to each other, one not being able to school, work and domestic pressure piling themselves one on top of the other, there is the search for a way to let it all out. Finding a common ground to let out all that steam and spend quality time together as a family finds its answer in yoga.

1. THE CAT POSE (Bidalasana)

The name comes from the way the body resembles a stretching cat through the posture associated with the asana. Aa a simple posture, this asana is considered as a warm-up yoga pose that initiates you into the flow of other poses of yoga. As a part of the basic positions of yoga, the asana is versatile in terms of the convenience of doing it. Keeping a check on your core and back muscles, the asana does wonders in the maximum use of the same. Along with relieving the tension from the lower back along with the hips and the neck, this asana is a good place to initiate from as a beginner. 

2. THE MOUNTAIN POSE (Tadasana)

Tadasana is a primary inclusion of standing asanas because it frames the foundation for all the standing asanas. It is done as a part of the start and end of the Surya Namaskara succession and is a key asana for all yoga sessions. 

It is an asana that is apt to develop stillness, quality and a stress-free atmosphere. It tends to be performed between different asanas that allow the brain and body to ingest the benefits of the previous asana and prepare yourself for the upcoming one. 

The English name for Tadasana is mountain pose; be that as it may, in Bikram yoga it might be referred to likewise as tree present.

3. HAPPY BABY POSE (Ananda Balasana)

Ananda Balasana is one of the first few asanas you learn in yoga and it is very well practiced in the busy world. Working the hips, chest and shoulder regions, it reduces stress and tension. Alongside that, it likewise protracts the spine. 

Rehearsing this asana or yoga posture discharges the pressure from the lower back territory. This posture ensures that the body is ready to perform other asanas that involve sitting. Moreover, this asana is like the leaning back squat posture and is very valuable for individuals who experience difficulty performing squats.

4. THE RAGDOLL POSE (Uttanasana)

An asana performed in the standing position, this posture is a forward fold of the body ideal to calm the nervous system and relieve stress. This asana also finds itself to be a part of the Surya Namaskara routine. With the hands coming to grip the back of your ankles, it is a forward bend and stretch of the body from the waist.

The asana is crucial in terms of the stretching and physical strengthening improvement it provides. Ideal in improving the balance of the body, the benefit comes from the nature of the posture which induces an alternating combination of active and passive elements. Like many other asanas, this posture too is intended for the calming of the mind. Allowing benefits of increased blood flow to the brain.

5. SUN SALUTATION (Surya Namaskara)

With a total of 12 poses coming together, the sun salutation or Surya Namaskara is the ultimate combination of asanas that has a great amount of positive influence on the body, mind, and soul. With each round containing 12 postures, two such sets complete one rotation.

Going ahead with the asana early in the morning on an empty stomach is said to have the best benefits. Like every other yoga posture, the best benefits from the same come from constant practice. 

Vivek Roy is an enthusiastic Yoga blogger and Traveller from India. He has done yoga teacher training in India. He loves to travel and share the knowledge of yoga around the world. For more information about him visit his website Sattva Yoga Academy.

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