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The Postures

 

Standing Deep Breathing Posture

1. Standing Deep Breathing

 

Benefits: Good for lungs and respiratory system, very good for asthma, shortness of breath and nervousness, increases blood circulation throughout the body, exercises nervous, respiratory, and circulatory systems.

 

 

Hands To Feet

3. Hands to Feet

 

Benefits: Increases flexibility of the spine and sciatic nerves, strengthens thighs and calves, improves blood circulation in the legs and to the brain, trims waistline, hips, abdomen, and butt.

 

 

Awkward Part 3

4. Awkward Part 3

 

Benefits: Improves overall body strength, relieves joint, and muscular pain, increases circulation to the knees and ankles, good for arthritis and gout, great for toning arms and legs, aligns skeletal system.

 

 

Standing Bow Pulling

7. Standing Bow Pulling

 

Benefits: Great cardiovascular challenge, increases circulation to heart and lungs, improves elasticity of spine, improves strength and balance, activates digestive system, reduces abdominal fat, and stimulates glands, and organs.

 

 

Triangle

10. Triangle

 

Benefits: Exercises cardiovascular system, revitalizes nerves, veins, and tissues, increases the strength and flexibility of the hip joints, builds muscle, slims waistline, good for blood pressure, hip and back pain, and obesity, helps boost immunity and burns fat.

 

 

Toe Stand

13. Toe Stand

 

Benefits: Builds patience and mental focus, helps cure hemorrhoid problems, good for hip stretching, strengthens stomach muscles, strengthens weak joints.

 

 

Cobra

16. Cobra

 

Benefits: Increases spine strength and flexibility especially in the lower spine, helps prevent lower backache and helps cure scoliosis and arthritis of the spine, relieves menstrual problems, helps corrects bad posture, strengthens shoulders, and triceps, good for high blood pressure.

 

 

Bow

19. Bow

 

Benefits: Increases strength of the entire spine, improves functioning of the intestines, relieves backache, revitalizes and increases circulation to spinal nerves, strengthens abdominal muscles, upper arms, thighs, and hips

 

 

Camel

22. Camel

 

Benefits: Stimulates the nervous system, improves flexibility of the neck and spine and relieves backache, stretches the abdominal organs, throat, thyroid and parathyroid glands, helps autoimmune system, firms and slims the abdomen and the waistline

 

 

Stereching

24. Stretching

Benefits: Improves circulation to the bowels, liver, and spleen. Improves digestion. Stretches and increases flexibility of the trapezius, deltoid, erectus femoris and biceps muscles, hip joints, spine, and sciatic nerves and tendons.

Half Moon Posture

2. Half Moon

 

Benefits: Increases flexibility of the spine, the sciatic nerves and the tendons and ligaments of the legs, improves core strength and trims the waistline, hips, abdomen, buttocks, and thighs, creates internal heat in the body, improves blood circulation.

 

 

Awkward Part 1

4. Awkward Part 1

 

Benefits: Improves overall body strength, relieves joint and muscular pain, increases circulation to the knees and ankles, good for arthritis and gout, great for toning arms and legs, aligns skeletal system.

 

 

Eagle

5. Eagle

 

Benefits: Flushes out the kidneys, brings blood to sexual organs, improves sexual vitality, reduces tension in the neck and shoulders, improves flexibility of the major joints of the body, helps firm calves, thighs, hips, abdomen, and upper arms, good for varicose veins.

 

 

Balancing Stick

8. Balancing Stick

 

Benefits: Excellent for cardiovascular system, increases blood flow all throughout the body and arteries of the heart, strengthens the heart muscle, and stretches the capacity of the lungs, provides total spine stretch.

 

 

Standing Separate Leg Head To Knee

11. Standing Separate Leg Head to Knee

 

Benefits: Helps depression and loss of memory, balances blood sugar, stimulates thyroid and improves metabolism, exercises endocrine, digestive and reproductive systems, improves flexibility of spine and shoulders, slims abdomen, waistline, hips, buttocks, and upper thighs.

 

 

Dead Body

14. Dead Body

 

Benefits: Returns blood circulation to normal, slows heart rate, reduces blood pressure, teaches complete relaxation, stills, and focuses the mind.

 

 

Locust

17. Locust

 

Benefits: Increases spine strength especially in the upper spine, good for gout, low back pain, low blood pressure, sciatica, scoliosis, hunchback, slipped disc, tennis elbow, varicose veins, helps firm buttocks, and hips.

 

 

Fixed Firm

20. Fixed Firm 

 

Benefits: Helps cure sciatica and strengthens psoas muscles, increases circulation to lower limbs, strengthens and improves flexibility of the lower spine, hips, knees and ankle joints, slims thighs, firms calf muscles, strengthens abdomen, and good for lower back pain.

 

 

Rabbit

23. Rabbit

 

Benefits: Improves nervous system, increases the mobility and elasticity of the spine and back muscles, improves digestion and helps cure colds and sinus problems, good for depression, headaches, and insomnia, relieves tension in neck, shoulders and, back muscles

 

 

Spine Twisting

25. Spine Twisting

 

Benefits: Increases circulation and nutrition to spinal nerves, veins, and tissues, and improves spinal elasticity and flexibility, improves flexibility in the hip joints, relieves back pain and helps prevent slipped disc, calms the nervous system, helps rid the body of toxins.

Back Bend Posture

2. Backbend

 

Benefits: Increases flexibility of the spine, the sciatic nerves and the tendons and ligaments of the legs, improves core strength and trims the waistline, hips, abdomen, buttocks, and thighs, creates internal heat in the body, improves blood circulation.

 

 

Awkward Part 2

4. Awkward Part 2

 

Benefits: Improves overall body strength, relieves joint, and muscular pain, increases circulation to the knees and ankles, good for arthritis and gout, great for toning arms and legs, aligns skeletal system.

 

 

Standing Head To Knee

6. Standing Head
to Knee

 

Benefits: Good for mental strength, improves concentration, excellent for cardiovascular system, stimulates the adrenal glands, improves memory, strengthens abdominal and thigh muscles, improves flexibility of the sciatic nerves, and strengthens the tendons and hamstring muscles.

 

 

Standing Separate Leg Stretching

9. Standing Separate Leg Stretching

 

Benefits: Cures and prevents sciatica, increases circulation to brain, good for psychotic depression, loss of memory, releases tension in lower back, improves muscle tone, and flexibility of legs and the flexibility of the pelvis, hip joints and the last five vertebrae of the spine.

 

 

Tree

12. Tree

 

Benefits: Corrects bad posture, increases flexibility of the ankles, knees, and hip joints, strengthens oblique muscles, helps to prevent hernia, releases abdominal tension, improves balance.

 

 

Wind Removing

15. Wind Removing

 

Benefits: Good for constipation, flatulence and hyperacidity, improves flexibility of hip joints, relieves low back pain, improves digestive system, good for arthritis, circulatory disorders, and lower extremity weakness.

 

 

Full Locust

18. Full Locust

 

Benefits: Increases spine strength especially the middle spine, good for low back pain, helps with low blood pressure, scoliosis, hunchback, varicose veins, firms abdominal muscles, upper arms, hips, and thighs.

 

 

Half Tortoise

21. Half Tortoise

 

Benefits: Relieves stress, and helps autoimmune system, normalizes blood pressure, cures indigestion, increases blood circulation to the brain, helps with memory and mental clarity, relieves neck and shoulder tension, good for indigestion, flatulence, constipation

 

 

Head To Knee

24. Head to Knee

 

Benefits: Enhances the proper functioning of the kidneys, increases circulation, improves digestion and relieves chronic diarrhea, improves flexibility of the sciatic nerve and joints, excellent for the immune and lymphatic system, good for allergies, and arthritis.

Blowing In Firm (Breath of Fire)

26. Blowing in Firm (Breath of Fire)

 

Benefits: Helps to detoxify, strengthens all the abdominal organs and muscles, helps trim the waistline, increases circulation, and oxygenates the body.