Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

This is the usual starting pose of several standing asanas and plenty of standing asanas also get ended by the same pose. It seems like you mimic a mountain by standing tall and steady. Mountain Pose (Tadasana) helps in releasing extra tension and stress. It also reduces lower back pain and neck pain. It would be great practicing Mountain Pose (Tadasana) at an early age. When you are young, your body is flexible and can be easily bended to take different yoga postures. You can practice Mountain Pose (Tadasana) from videos or take help from yoga experts.

Getting in Starting Position

  • First of all, take a yoga mat and stand erect by keeping your feet together. Point your chin slightly downwards and relax your arms by hanging downward. Also relax the shoulders and fix the gaze during Mountain Pose (Tadasana).
  • Now keep your eyes closed and focus on your feet. Your goal is to relax yourself and make your body tension free.
  • Slightly rotate back and forth on your feet balls to spread the weight evenly across the base of both feet.
  • For a solid footing, spread out your toes gently. Now open your eyes and again gaze into forward direction.
  • Slightly bend your knees and make them straight again for loosen the muscles. Make sure that your knees are directed towards ankle.
  • You don’t have to out extra pressure on to your knees and back. For this purpose, slightly align your hips to balance the weight.
  • Now extend the spine upwards and stretch your neck and back to relax the throat.
  • Press down at the floor with your knees and take neutral rest position. Raise your arms upwards and gaze forward again.