Thursday, January 8, 2015

[Yakson House] 4 easy Yoga poses to do at home in 15 minutes !

Have any of you experienced Yoga before?

I know many of you have especially for girls. 

The word "yoga" comes from the Sanskrit root "Yuj", which means "to yoke" the spirit and 

physical body together. Yoga has evolved over thousands of years to embrace a wide 

range of styles and disciplines. 

Yoga has been proven to lower blood pressure and increases strength and flexibility,

 Yoga energizes our bodies and calms our minds. 

You might think that Yoga and shortcuts go together, but remember that doing some 

yoga is better than do nothing at all. 

Try these four simple poses today because even quick 15 minutes on the mat can make 

a difference. 

1. Chair pose

Stand with your feet hip-width apart. pointing forward. Take a deep breath in and raise

 your arms straight up over your head. Push your shoulders down and away from your 

ears. Then, bend at your hips and lower yourself, as if sitting in a chair. Go as low as 

you feel comfortable. 

2.  Forward Bend

From the Chair pose, reach your hands up to the ceiling and return to 

standing. Breathe out, bend at your hips and lower your head as far toward 

the floor as possible. Cross your forearms and hold your elbows. Breathe in, 

lengthening the front of your body. as you breathe out, reach your hips 

toward the ceiling.   

3. Plank pose

Place your hands on the floor, shoulder-width apart, and walk your feet back until you 

are in a straight plank position. Spread your fingers out as much as possible.

4. High lunge 

Get into plank position. Bend at the knee, reaching one foot foward, placing it between 

your hands. From this position, reach for the ceiling with both hands so your upper body 

is now straight. 

(Your back leg remains straight and your front leg is bent at 90 degrees.) Your lower-

body muscles should be engaged. 

Hold this pose for eight breaths. Return to plank pose and then repeat on the other side.

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