Yoga is in incredible way to change your body inside and out. Each yoga pose (also known as asanas) help to balance a different part of your body and mind. Yoga builds your strength and releases toxins that you didn't even know were inside you. This chart points out other incredible side effects of yoga. From increasing bone density to lowering blood pressure to anxiety relief. A daily yoga practice can seem intimidating but don't pressure yourself. That defeats the purpose! An easy way to incorporate yoga into your daily life is picking some energizing poses to help you start the day. These poses will help you get ready to start the day with a clear head and increased energy.
Child's pose is a nice neutral. No matter what pose you're in throughout your practice you can always come back to child's pose.
Cat-cow massages your internal organs and spinal flexibility.
Standing Forward Bend
This pose lengthens your hamstrings after a long nights sleep.
This pose is included in almost every yoga class. This pose warms up your upper and lower body.
This is a super easy standing posture to get your body building strength.
A slightly more intense version of warrior one. This video gives a great guide to transition into warrior 2 with ease.
Extended Side Angle
This pose strengthens and stretches the side body which often gets overlooked.
This pose is a balancing pose that will help engage your core and lock your posture in place for the rest of the day.
This pose stretches the entire front part of your body, opening you up for the rest of your day.
Twists will help you align your spine and align your internal energy.This post was originally published on Laila Ali Lifestyle