5-yoga-asanas-for-travellers

The world is a book and all those who do not travel read only one page.

 

Who doesn’t love to travel? Traveling is meant to revitalize us!

 

But along with the blissful travelling comes fatigue, unending flights, uncooperative passengers and uncomfortable seating. But then there’s always a solution! And one such solution is yoga. Here is a list of 5 yoga asanas that are a great stress and fatigue reliever!

1.Garud asana

Garudasana

 

How To Do The Garudasana

Begin by standing in the Tadasana. Move your left leg up and cross it over the right one. Try to hook your left foot behind the right calf. Bend a bit, if you must. Now bring your arms forward and bend them at the elbows. Cross the right arm over the left one and bring the palms together. Stretch your arms upwards.

 

Strengthens:Ankle, Calf

Pose Type:Balance, Hip opener, Standing

Also Known As: Eagle Pose

 

2.Bhujang asana

Bhujangasana

 

How To Do The Bhujang Asana

Lie face down on the floor. Place your palms on the floor, on either side of you, slightly lower than your shoulders. Lift your upper body off the floor by pushing your palms against the floor. Get into a cobra pose by using your back and abdominal muscles. Keep your thighs firmly on the ground as you arch your back upwards. Maintain the pose for a full 10 seconds.

Goal: Start your day on a fresh note, salute the sun and feel rejuvenated the entire day.

Strengthens: Vertebral column

Pose Type: Prone

Also Known As: Cobra Pose

 

3.Tadasana

 

Tadasana

Goal: To relax after long drives

How To Do The Tadasana

This simple asana sets the base for all other yoga poses. Stand straight, placing both your legs slightly apart. Your hands should hang freely alongside your body. Raise your arms and stretch upwards, from feet to your head. Exhale and release. Repeat.

To relax yourself after a long flight or a car ride, Tadasana is the perfect yoga pose to wake up your muscles, limbs and joints.

Strengthens: Knee, Thigh, Ankle

Pose Type: Standing

Also Known As: Mountain Pose

4.Utkatasana

 

Utkatasana

Goal: To ease your muscles and freshen your mind

How To Do The Utkatasana

In a need of some serious stretching on a road trip? Stand with your feet slightly apart, stretch your arms to the front and over your head. Bend your knees and lower yourself slightly as if you are sitting on a chair. Be comfortable.

Missing your intense gym workout but on a vacation? Compensate with this advance asana!

Strengthens: Vertebral column, Thigh, Ankle, Calf

Pose Type: Standing, Core

Also Known As: Chair pose

5. Shavasana

 

Shavasana

Goal: To rejuvenate body, mind and spirit

How To Do The Shavasana

Shavasana is perhaps one of the easiest, yet most important asanas in yoga. Lie flat on your back (make sure not to use a cushion) with your legs slightly apart. Leave your palms open, facing upward. Close your eyes, breathe deep. Relax your entire body.

Wind up your yoga session with Shavasana to develop a deep, meditative state of rest to your body.

Strengthens: Relaxes body and mind

Pose Type: Restorative

Also Known As: Corpse pose

 

Now travel and move around the globe actively! The world is waiting for you. Go and explore it. These yoga asanas are your tour guide! They won’t let you get tired.

Happy Journey😊

 

–Molisha Sachdeva

 

A prolific writer and a health buff Molisha enjoys the benefits of yoga. She likes to research more and more about yoga and spread the benefits!

 

 

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