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5 Yoga Asanas For A Healthy Mind And Body

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Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, a science of youthfulness, a science of integrating body, mind and soul
– Amit Ray, Yoga and Vipassana: An Integrated Life Style.

Yoga offers a range of health benefits for children. Teach them yoga so they get benefits ranging from a strong and flexible body to reduced stress and glowing skin. 

There are several yoga poses that your child can practice daily for a healthy mind and body like the Trikonasana that strengthens arms and legs, and improves digestion. The Adho Mukha Svanasana is another pose that calms the mind.

Know more of other such asanas for your child by going through the collection of simple videos in this ClipBook.

Urdhva Hastasana

Urdhva Hastasana, which translates to “Raised Hands Pose”, is a part of the Surya Namaskar sequence. This quick asana provides great benefits. It helps to stretch the stomach muscles, improves digestion, stretches the shoulder and armpits, and hel...


In Sanskrit, ‘ut’ means intense, ‘tan’ means stretch and ‘asana’ means pose. Uttanasana or the standing forward bend pose helps calm the mind and rejuvenate the whole body. This pose helps to prepare the body for forward deeper bends. It requires ...

Baddha Konasana

The Baddha Konasana or angle pose is also known as the butterfly pose or the cobbler pose. This asana is named after the Sanskrit words ‘baddha’ meaning bound and ‘kona’ meaning angle. One reason for this pose also being known as the cobbler pose ...


This pose is also known as the Triangle Pose. Unlike most of the yoga postures, Trikonasana requires keeping the eyes open to maintain body balance. This pose strengthens the legs, knees, ankles, arms and chest. It helps improve digestion, reduce...

Adho Mukha Svanasana

Adho Mukha Svanasana is also known as the downward facing dog pose as it replicates the posture of a dog bending forward. This asana can be practiced by any beginner. Include it in your daily yoga practice to get these benefits: leaves you rejuven...


Vajrasana is also known as the diamond pose. It is a sitting posture, which involves sitting on the knees with the calves beneath the thighs. Vajrasana is the only yoga pose that can be done on a full stomach.

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