Tadasana – The Palm Tree Pose

Tadasana – The Palm Tree Pose

Step 1: Stand erect, feet together, hands by the side of the thighs. Keep the back straight and gaze in front.

Step 2: With inhalation, raise your both arms.

Step 3: Keep your arms upward by interlocking your fingers.

Step 4: Now slowly raise the heels as much as you can and stand on toes. Stretch body up as much as possible.

Step 5: Try to maintain this pose as long as you can with slow and deep breathing.

Step 6: To come back, with exhalation bring the heels on the floor first. Slowly bring down the hands by the side of the thighs and relax.
  • It gives vertical stretch to whole body muscles.
  • It strengthens thighs, knees and ankles.
  • It gives strength to the vertebral column and heart.
  • It helps improve height.
  • This posture plays an important role in increasing one’s self-awareness.
  • It reduces the problem of flat feet.
  • It helps to remove laziness and lethargy.
  • This asana is not recommended for those who have headaches, low blood pressure, or insomnia.
  • Those having complaints of vertigo should not practice this asana.
  • It should also be avoided by pregnant women.