Health Benefits of Yoga Poses and Exercises

List of best 100 Yoga poses with benefits

    • Tadasana(Palm Tree Pose) helps in stretching of muscles and nerves, strengths to toes and useful in increasing children height.
    • Katichakrasana (Lumbar-Wheel Posture) makes the waist slim and supple, good for respiratory disorders.
    • Trikonasana (Triangle Posture) eases backache, strengthens buttocks, good for lungs.Benefits of Yoga Poses, Postures and Yogasana

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  • Parsvakonasana (Lateral angle posture) is good for heart muscles and improves digestion.
  • Vrksasana (Tree Posture) tones up leg muscles, helps to cure rheumatic pain and numbness problems.
  • Garudasana (Eagle Posture) extremely useful in enlargement of testicles.
  • Padmasana (Lotus Posture) induces calmness and tranquillity, relieves constipation, improves concentration and memory.
  • Siddhasana helps to check sensuality and attain celibacy, ensure the passage of prana.
  • Vajrasana (Thunderbolt Posture) strengthens thigh muscles and calf muscles; provides flexibility to spine.
  • Bhadrasana (Gracious Posture) helps to facilitate easy child birth.
  • Simhasana (Lion Posture) is a good exercise for eyes and throat; regulates the functioning of Thyroids.
  •  Gomukhasana (Cow’s Face Posture) is useful in arthritis and dry piles, good for frozen shoulders, neck pain and cervical spondylitis.
  • Vakrasana (Twisting Posture) is helpful in constipation and dyspepesia, stimulates pancreasn thereby helpful in diabetes.
  • Ardhamatsyendrasana is beneficial for adrenal glands, kidneys, relieve constipation, corrects stooping shoulders and good for diabetic patients.
  • Guptasana (Secret Posture) isuseful in seminal incontinence, regulates controlling sexual hyper-excitability and awaken Kundalinisakti.
  • Goraksasanais useful for ano-rectal disorders and piles.
  • Pascimottanasana (Posterior-stretch posture) reduces the possibilities of sciatica, eases from constipation, obesity, dyspepsia and seminal weakness
  • Ustrasana (Camel Posture) good for defective eyesight, helps to reduce fat over abdomen.
  • Yogasana (Yoga Posture) helps to give radiant look to the body and develops concentration.
  •  Suptavajrasana (Lying Thunderbolt Posture) useful in case of sciatica, and relieves backache.
  • Sasankasana (Hare Posture) good for sexual disorders.
  • Mandukasana( Frog Posture) helps to eliminate poisonous gases of the abdomen and cures flatulence.
  • Makarasana (Crocodile Posture) good for asthma, dyspepsia and makes the spine flexible.
  • Bhujangasana (Cobra Posture) good for muscles of the back, can relocate slipped disc, tones the ovaries and uterus.
  • Salabhasana (Locust Posture) massages abdominal organs, relieves constipation and improves digestion.
  • Dhanurasana (Bow Posture) decongests the entire abdominal region and its organs, good for diabetic patients, stimulates and regulates the thyroid and adrenal glands.
  • Uttanapadasana (Raised Feet Posture) balances the navel centre.
  • Halasana (Plough Posture) is beneficial in cases of dyspepsia, constipation, diabetes, piles and throat related disorders.
  • Pawanamuktasana (Anti-flatus Posture) helps to eliminate toxic gases from abdomen, losses fat from the abdominal area.
  • Matsyasana (Fish Posture) gives excellent massage to the abdominal organs, good for throat diseases and helps to makes the spine resilient.
  • Chakrasana (Wheel Posture) delay old age, makes the vertebral column resilient and supple.
  • Savasana ( Corpse Posture) helps to overcome psychological disorders, manages high blood pressure, cardiac diseases and anxiety disorders.
  • Viparitakarni (Reverse Posture) helps in preventing hair fall, increases mental alertness, and balances the functioning of thyroid.
  • Sarvangasana (All Limbs Posture) is anti-aging; prevent early greying of hair, good for endocrine problems.
  • Setubandhasana (Bridge Formation Posture) massages the colon, tones up the reproductive organs.
  • Sirsasana (Head Stand Posture) enhances blood circulation to head region thereby good for memory, improves concentration power, and regulates the functioning of endocrine and pineal glands.
  • Utthita Padmasana (Uplifted Lotus Posture) combat muscular weakness, makes upper arm strengthen.
  • Naukasana (Boat Posture) helps to reduce fat in the waist region, beneficial for gastric problems.
  • Kukkutasana (Cockerel Posture) strengthens arms, shoulders and elbows.
  • Bakasana (Crane Posture) balances the body, and increases concentration.
  • Mayurasana (Peacock Posture) good for treating defective eyes, beneficial for diabetes and lungs.
  • Natarajasana (Lord of the Dance Posture) improves concentration, strengthens the muscles of legs and arms.


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