Quick Yoga Exercise for Health Benefits

By Patricia | April 29, 2009
Quick Yoga Routine

Compact And Quick Yoga Exercises

The most effective and compact quick yoga exercise routine would include the following:

  1. Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation)

Standing Poses

  1. Tadasana (Mountain pose)
  2. Trikonasana (Triangle pose)
  3. Parivrtta Trikonasana (Alternate Triangle pose)
  4. Ardha Chakrasana (Half Moon pose)
  5. Padangusthasana (Hand to foot pose)

Sitting Poses

  1. Janu Sirshasana (Seated forehead to one knee pose)
  2. Paschimottanasana (Seated forehead to both knees pose)
  3. Ushtrasana (Camel pose)
  4. Gomukhasana (Cow Face pose)
  5. Simhasana (Lion pose)
  6. Marichyasana (Pose dedicated to Sage Marichi)
  7. Ardha Matsyendrasana (Half Seated Twist pose)

Supine Poses

  1. Single Leg Raises
  2. Double Leg Raises
  3. Purvottanasana (Inclined Plane)
  4. Matsyasana (Fish pose)
  5. Pawanmuktasana (Wind Relieving pose)
  6. Navasana (Boat pose)
  7. Chakrasana (Wheel pose)
  8. Sethu Bandhasana (Bridge pose)
  9. Halasana (Plow pose)

Prostrate Poses

  1. Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog pose)
  2. Bhujangasana (Cobra pose)
  3. Dhanurasana (Bow pose)
  4. Shalabhasana (Locust pose)

Inverted Poses

  1. Viparita Karani (Legs up the wall Pose)
  2. Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand)
  3. Sirshasana (Head Stand)

Balancing Poses

  1. Vrikshasana (Tree pose)
  2. Garudasana (Eagle pose)
  3. Mayurasana (Peacock pose)
  4. Kakasana (Crow pose)
  5. Bakasana (Crane pose)

But, you should also bear in mind some other things. Practicing Yogasanas (poses) regularly, definitely, has immense health and therapeutic benefits. Besides their wide range of physical benefits, research, over the years, has shown that they most certainly affect our thoughts and emotions, as well. Our Prana (life force energies) and our intelligence can be increased and expanded a hundredfold, by their consistent practice.

Yogasanas (poses) keep you physically fit, help in weight reduction, in normalizing blood pressure, controlling cholesterol and stress levels and enhancing the performance of the body and mind, on the whole. As a result of this practice you will find yourself enjoying increased vitality, increased physical fitness and a great reduction in your levels of stress. Asanas (Yoga poses) are the only known physical regimen known to man, that successfully tone up the internal organs of the body, the glands and blood vessels, while the synchornisation of all organs and systems of the body. The retinue of Yogasanas (poses) literally runs into hundreds, created by sages and Yogis down the centuries.

However, to achieve the full benefits of the program – be they super quick or otherwise – you will have to practice, diligently and consistently. It would be illogical to expect any results without giving the practice any effort.

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