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Top 10 Balance Building Yoga Asanas

Falling out or off can certainly have severe consequences in one’s life, at any age and activity level, the motor fitness components of balance, agility, speed, coordination, and power are vital for functional daily living and optimal for athletic performance. Reduce your risk of fall and injury by introducing these ten yoga balancing postures into your training routine.

Utthita Hasta Padangusthasana I (Extended Hand to Big Toe Pose I)

Garudasana (Eagle pose)



 Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose)

Salamba Sirsasana (Headstand)


Vrksasana (Tree Pose)
Regular practice of this posture will help focus the mind and cultivate concentration (dharana).

Anantasana (Side-Reclining Leg Lift)


This asana helps promote good circulation, as it directs the flow of the entire lower body towards the heart.



Adho Mukha Vrksasana (Handstand)

Natarajasana (Dancer)
This posture helps to strengthen your sense of balance and concentration. The arch formed by the back and stretched leg gently aligns the vertebrae of the spine restoring suppleness and easing strain caused by poor posture or long periods of sitting. It tones the muscles of the hips and legs as well as stimulates the chest muscles.

Vasisthasana (Side Plank Pose)

The key to building balance, coordination, and preventing injury from falling as we age is in mastering transitions and developing power.

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