7 Yoga Poses for Yoga Newbies

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Are you a yoga newbie and too anxious to join a yoga class? Well, fuss no more. After you try out these seven basic poses of yoga, you are going to have a good foundation to get started. Switching up your workouts can be super fun–meeting fabulous new people, shocking your body, and practicing a wide variety of health activities.

♥Downward Facing Dog

Among the basic foundation of yoga poses is the downward dog. A lot of Yoga “Flow” lessons begin with a downward dog and slowly create a series adding to another yoga poses building from this initial stance. From a standing position, bending over, putting your hands on the floor. Work both your hands until your hands and feet are totally touching the floor mat. You should form a downward “V”. Place both your legs out to shoulder-width apart and also with your fingers apart. Press using your palms and make sure your hips are pushed back.

♥Downward Dog Split Pose

A usual shift from the downward dog is going for a downward dog split pose, which is also known as the three-legged dog. From the position of downward dog, begin by gently lifting one foot in the air, making a soft line from your hips to the ankle. Concentrate on keeping the standing leg firm and planted.

♥Warrior Pose

There are a lot of kinds on the warrior pose, but the fundamental warrior pose is made of separating both your feet in a matching split stance for roughly 4 to 5 feet away. Twist the back of your foot pointing away from the body. Maintain your hips and torso turned to your front foot. Inhale deeply and as you exhale, your front knee should be bent to a 90-degree angle. Lift your arms making a straight line at shoulder level and fix your eyes at your fingertips in front of you.

♥Plank Pose

Plank poses in yoga is usually used after coming in or out of a downward dog in a series and consists of placing yourself up on your hands and toes, at the same time carefully making sure that the body is in a straight line, ankles, hips and shoulders maintain in the same surface by holding up your core tight and not letting your hips to lift or dip. This can be changed through resting on your knees instead of your toes.


Cow is a good pose for stretching that helps stretches the muscles on your back. Start on all fours on the mat making sure that your hands are below your shoulders and your feet are below your hips. Spread all your fingers and toes tucked so you can stretch your feet. Start with your back flat on the mat and gently raise and round your spine through tucking your tailbone, and your butt pushed out. Fix your eyes on the ceiling. Inhale deeply and as you exhale, return to the initial position.


Same as with the cow pose, begin on all fours and start with a straight spine, and head facing the floor. During exhaling, make a curve with your back by rounding up your spine and fixing your eyes to your belly button. Inhale slowly and after your next exhale return to the initial position.

♥Child’s Pose

This stretching pose is usually utilized all through yoga lessons in among more complex poses to offer time to recuperate before moving on. The Child’s pose helps stretches your ankle, back, knees, hips and thighs. Begin by kneeling on your hands and knees and split your knees hip-wide apart. Gently sink your hips downward to your ankles, broadening your back as your forehead is rested on the mat. Breathe deeply and concentrate on soothing your muscles so that your stretch is prolonged with every breath.