Yoga Exercises for Your Buttocks, Thighs and Abdomen

By Patricia | December 16, 2008
Yoga Poses To Tone The Buttocks

Well, there are plenty of exercises to tone up the buttocks and thighs and firm the abdomen. Before we move on to yoga exercises to achieve this result, let’s look at a fun fitness workout that combines the goodness of yoga, dance, ballet and workout to give you the shape/figure you've always wanted.

Yoga Booty Ballet: This comprehensive workout uses yoga asanas to stretch and tone your muscles; pranayama techniques to soothe your mind; ballet to balance and strengthen your body; dance to burn up more calories and fat; and, strength moves to strengthen your muscles and bones. Now, doesn’t that sound fun! And while you’ll have lots of fun doing this workout, you’ll also be burning calories and toning up. Remember that the yoga postures combined with dance is sure to tone up your buttocks and thighs. Good for both men and women, this is a workout meant to strengthen, stretch, tone and energize.

Bikram Yoga: Bikram yoga, also known as Hot yoga is done under very high room temperatures and high humidity content. The postures are more rigorous than Hatha yoga and when you combine the vigor of the postures with the heat, you’re sure to burn up calories and loose fat from areas like thighs and buttocks. Here are some poses to achieve your aim:

Standing Deep Breathing: This exercise improves the blood circulation, improves the lung capacity, helps to cure breathing problems and improves respiration.

Half Moon Breathing: This posture energizes the digestive organs, improves posture and flexibility, helps cope with back pain and sciatica, and tones up the buttocks and thighs.

Half Moon With Hands To Feet: Here is another posture that firms the hips, thighs and calves. It also increases suppleness, lubricates joints and cures slip disc problems.

Eagle Pose: This asana not only improves flexibility, it loosens up the joints and tones up the legs as well as the arms and abdomen.

Standing Bow Pulling Pose: This posture flushes out toxins, cures spinal problems and strengthens the upper thighs, buttocks and abdomen.

Balancing Stick Pose: This posture firms the buttocks, thighs, hips and arms. It helps those with tennis elbow; improves blood circulation and flexibility.

Triangle Pose: It stretches every muscle of the body; lubricates the joints; helps with spinal problems; tones up the waist, arms, thighs and hips.

You can also do the Tree posture and camel pose to tone up your buttocks and thighs.

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