Best Yoga Poses for Weight Loss for Beginners

Yoga is the best way to make your mind and body relax, it helps in losing weight and toning your body, it is also beneficial for muscles building, increasing strength and flexibility.



If you are beginner remember few things before taking the start, though yoga doesn’t seems to be as hard as a fitness work or running you still need to stay hydrated and be regular in practice.

Here are some best yoga poses for beginners.

The sides stretch Layout 1

Start by standing straight with hand foot together and arms on sides, now lift your both arms over your head and make gum with your hands pointing toward the sky with index fingers other fingers crossed with each other. Hold the position now stretch your upper body at both sides one by one. Don’t forget to inhale and exhale as you stretch and get to straight positon.

the mountain


Stand with feet apart and arms on your sides. Lift your arms on your head, keep both hands pressed in to each other and try to reach toward sky. Now place your hands back to the start position and breathe out. Repeat it and keep your moves gentle don’t try too hard.

Child’s pose


Sit on your heels on the floor, chest against your legs and place your forehead on the mat, lower yourself as much as you can and extend your arms before you. Don’t hold your breath as you do this pose, keep exhaling and inhaling.

Cobra pose


Start by lying on a mat or carpet with face toward the floor now place your hand on floor and push your body (torso only) with face toward the sky, making a curve of your upper body, keep lower body on the floor, don’t push too hard. Go back to the starting position and repeat 10 times.




Stand with arms on sides, step forward to left foot create distance of 3 feet between you both feet turn the left foot inward, and right foot at 90 degrees. Bend your left knee at 90 degrees; now make right leg straight with foot on floor don’t lift it. Lift your arms over your head and hold for a minute or less if you are not able to balance yet. Alternate sides and repeat.

Warrior II


This is similar to Warrior I pose, stand on your feet with hands on sides, now step forward, take 3-4 feet, bend your knee of front foot at 90 degrees and keep your back leg straight and arms straight, keep front hand parallel to your front leg and the other hand will be parallel to floor. Hold the position for 1 minute repeat by alternating foots.

Tree pose


For doing this pose stand with arms on sides, now place your left foot at inside of right leg thigh (as its comparatively easy to stand on right leg), lift arms on your head and press the palm into each other cross thumbs if it’s hard to hold on, inhale and exhale as you lifted your hands. Now you have to bend your torso to both sides one by one, inhale and bend to right, keep arms at the same position. Exhale and straighten your upper body, do the same at other side. Do 3-5 reps.

the bow pose



Ly on your stomach and grab your feet (ankles) with hands and stretch your legs toward your head same as shown in the above picture. Breathe in and out as you do this pose.

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