Malaika Arora shared her video doing yoga ahead of the International Yoga Day. The actress is seen practicing a core-strengthening yoga flow asana. Learn the benefits that can be reaped out of it.
Tomorrow is International Yoga Day. Malaika Arora is a keen yoga follower. Not only does she follows it, but also practices on a religious basis. Shutterbugs have captured the actress following up with various yoga poses. She regularly updates her fans on her workout and yoga sessions. There are several posts of the actress that prove the fact. It is not a hidden fact that the actress is a fitness freak and her constant posting is evidence in support of that. So far the video has received more than 22,500 likes and is still going strong. Watch the video and keep reading the benefits of the posture.
Malaika posts her video doing routine that strengthens the core
Sarva Yoga is Malaika Arora’s yoga posture to strengthen the core. Malaika Arora Yoga Video on Instagram. In the video, Malaika is dressed in a lemon green tank top and shorts. She performed both Vyaghrasana or the Tiger Pose and a Cat Pose variation. “Yoga is anything but rigid and that’s why I love practicing these dynamic flows. This month is about getting creative and in today’s motivation. I’d like you to show me your best core-strengthening yoga poses. #yoga #yogainspiration #yogadrills #yogaday #sarvayogastudios #malaikasmoveoftheweek,” Malaika captioned the clip. The video shows Malaika in her epic best. She started the video with the Vyaghrasana or Tiger Pose and then did a one-legged variation of the Cat Pose. She did the first pose by getting in the Table Top pose and then stretching one leg and the opposite hand on the opposite ends. Then, Malaika contracted her extended hand and leg to join the elbow and the knee just below her torso. She did the flow exercise for four counts in the clip.
Malaika Arora Yoga Video doing Vyaghrasana. Asana has many benefits
In the video Malaika Arora Yoga Video is shown. Also known as the Tiger pose as the pose resembles the stretching of the tiger after the sleep. The Yoga Asana is extremely helpful in back pain, relaxing the sciatic nerves, loosens leg and hip joints. Besides it also improves the flexibility of the spine, and muscular strength of various organs. The Sanskrit name of the Asana is derived from two words, the first Vyaghra, meaning Tiger and the second Asana, meaning Posture. Thus it is known as Vyaghrasana Tiger Pose.The name of this posture is derived from its quality of imitating perfectly the stretching movement of a tiger. This asana is excellent for exercising the whole spine and is very useful for women.
Steps to practice Vyaghrasana (Tiger Pose)
Practicing Yoga without supervision or injury can result in lot of further complications. Thus it becomes even more necessary to follow the right process. Yoga is about the harmony of mind, and body. Here are the steps included in Vyaghjrasana or the Tiger pose.result in In order to avoid complications or any kind of injury during the practice of an asana and to attain maximum benefits of it, it becomes highly crucial to know the right alignment of the body. Following are the steps to practice Vyaghrasana correctly:
- First, assume the beginning pose of Asana
- Consider performing with right leg first. Slowly stretch the right foot, straighten the leg and gently stretch it upwards.
- Raise the head in the upward direction along with arching the back.
- Bring the foot slightly towards the back of the head without straining. Hold the breath in the same position for a few moments.
- Now, straighten and stretch the leg, bringing it down slowly, under the hips. Bring the knee closer to the nose or forehead if possible, while arching the back upwards and bending the neck downwards.
- Let the thigh press against the chest. Do not let the right foot touch the ground throughout the practice.
- Hold in the same posture and retain the breath for a few moments.
The theme for International Day of Yoga 2022 is ‘Yoga for humanity.’
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