List of Yoga Poses For Toning Your Body

By Patricia | December 18, 2008
Yoga To Enhance Body Structure

A perfect well toned body is often a dream mission for most of the individuals. Toned body not only presents you in a beautiful way but is also an indication for your overall fitness level and health. Almost all the yoga moves will help you to get a toned body when practiced on regular basis. Yoga will help to enhance your overall body structure and also offer many other health benefits. Before you begin with any kind of work out remember to do a 10 to 15 minutes warm up exercises for example jog or stretch your muscles to increase blood circulation before toning your body.

Listed Below Are Few Yoga Poses Which Will Help To Tone Your Body.

Dolphin Pose – This pose helps to tone your upper back. To perform this pose, stand on a yoga mat with both your feet together. Come on the floor with your knees and hands. Set your knees below your hips and your shoulders directly above your wrists with your forearms on the floor. Press your palms together firmly on the floor along with your forearms. Exhale, curl your toes under and lift your knees away from the floor. You may keep your heels lifted away from the floor and knees slightly bent at first. Try to press your tailbone lightly towards the pubis and lengthen it away from the back of your pelvis. Lift the sitting bones toward the ceiling against this resistance and draw your inner legs up into the groins. Actively continue to press your forearms into the floor. Widen your shoulder blades and firm them against your back. Draw them away from your spine but toward the tailbone. Hold your head only between the upper arms. Take care not to hang your head or press it heavily against the floor. If you are comfortable in this pose then straighten your knees, hold in this pose for 30 seconds breathing normally. Exhale and release your knees to the floor.

Many Other Poses Can Help You To Tone Your Body These Include:

  • Garland Pose or Malasana
  • Wind Releasing Pose Or Pavanamuktasana
  • Eagle Pose Or Garudhasana
  • Mountain Pose Or Tadasana
  • Half Moon Pose Or Ardha Chandrasana
  • Lord Of The Dance Pose Or Natrajasana
  • Bridge Pose Or Setu Bandh Sarvangasana
  • Bhujangasana Or Cobra Pose, Plow Pose Or Halasana
  • Sirshasana Or Headstand
  • Balasana Or Child’s Pose
  • Virasana Or Hero Pose
  • Hanuman Asana Or Monkey Pose
  • Dandasana Or Staff Pose
  • Sun Salutations
  • Simhasana Or Lion Pose
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