very basic bikram yoga postures that you should know - part 1
Last Updated: 24-10-2017 01:34:17
Bikram yoga has 15 postures in yoga session. Here is what you need to know about Bikram yoga postures.
The method of Bikram yoga is practicing yoga in a heated room with a temperature about 100 – 105 F with high humidity. The session includes with 26 asanas for 90 minutes. Take a look at Bikram yoga postures.
As usual, breathing technique is always the first exercise of yoga practicing. In Bikram yoga, we named it pranayama. Pranayama increases your focus and calm down your mind as well. It brings oxygen to your body and improves blood circulation.
2. Half moon pose
Half moon pose in order to strengthens your core. It increases your spine and also improve kidney’s function. It firms your body and tones your hips…
3. Awkward pose
Awkward pose to stretch your hips, spine and chest. It also strengthens your legs as well as relives joint and back pain.
4. Eagle pose
Eagle pose in Bikram yoga postures in order to improves flexibility of hips, knees and ankle and your joints as well. It brings fresh blood flow to your kidneys and other organs and also reproductive organs. This postures also increase your focus and the ability of balance.
5. Standing head
Standing head to knee pose strengthens your hamstring and leg muscles. This pose is highly challenging balance, make sure to work it slowly to hold this posture. It improves concentration and mental strength as well. It also tightens abdominal and thigh muscles.
6. Standing bow - pulling pose
Standing bow - pulling pose develops balance and firms your upper thighs. It also improves flexibility and strengthens of most of body’s muscles.
7. Balancing stick
Balancing stick pose stretches your heart muscle and strengthens your concentration. It also provides full spinal stress relief.
8. Standing separate
Standing separate with leg stretching pose in order to messages the abdominal organs. It also boosts circulation to brain and increases flexibility.
9. Triangle pose
Triangle pose revitalizes your veins, tissue…. It also improves every joints, muscle as well as internal organs. Triangle pose is one of Bikram yoga postures in order to opens and increase flexibility of hip joints.
10. Standing separate
Standing separate head to knee pose massages and compresses gland as well as helps to regulate the metabolism and boosts immune system.
11. Tree pose
Tree pose increase flexibility of your hips, joints and ankle. It also relieves lower back pain, releases tension in belly and improves balance.
12. Toe stand pose
Toe stand pose helps you to strengthens and opens up your knees as well. It also prepares body for relaxation and stillness. Moreover, toe stand pose builds balance, concentration and core strength.
13. The postures for relaxation
After these Bikram yoga postures is the postures for relaxation. Dead body pose relaxes and cleans your body internally. It releases stress, anxiety, depression and tension. It also calm mind, reduce insomnia and improves sleep.
14. Wind relieving pose
Wind relieving pose in order to help to compresses and massages your digestive system. It also strengthens your arms and improves flexibility, your tones and thighs.
15. Sit up pose
Sit up pose helps to stretch spine and increases flexibility as Half Moon does.
This is the total of 15 basic Bikram yoga postures that you perform in each Bikram yoga session. You should try practice and gain benefits from them. Namaste!