- The Sanskrit word Tadasana is Pronounced As – tah-DAHS-anna.
- The Mountain Pose (Tadasana) word derives from the Sanskrit word where Tada stands for “Mountain.”
- The pose is also known as Samasthiti that derives from a Sanskrit word that stands for “Level” or “Equal.”
- The pose is also helpful to improve calm focus. The variation of Mountain Pose (Tadasana) is Tiryaka Tadasana.
Things you should be aware of before starting the pose –
- The pose can be done in the early morning as well as evening.
- If you are doing the pose in the evening, then make sure your stomach is empty.
- Moreover, there should be at least 4 hours of gap between the meal and the yoga pose practice.
- The yoga pose is for the Beginner level, and the style of the pose is Hatha yoga.
- Also, the pose duration should be anywhere between 10 to 20 seconds, and the repetition of the pose should be 10 times.
How to do –
- One needs to stand on toes, but heels should be slightly apart.
- Now, spread your toes and put your weight slightly on both of your feet.
- Also, put your shoulders on relaxation mode, roll them back and down.
- Inhale and put your arms by your sides as reaching towards your feet.
- There is one more variation to this asana that you may also put your hand in a prayer position at the center of your chest.
- Take long and deep breaths. Try to hold 3 – 5 breaths which are, in fact, equally important for your body.
Tips for Beginners –
- As a beginner, you might find it challenging to balance the pose. In this case, you can make space between your feet about 3 to 5 inches to get in your comfortable position.
- The pose uses every muscle in the body, and if one practice pose correctly every day, it helps to correct posture and reduce back pain.
- The pose also improves focus and concentration.
- Low Blood Pressure
- According to one research, the study compared the Mountain pose and people doing a relaxed (habitual) stance. The study includes the men who were 8 and women who were 28, and their ages were between 20 to 58.
- The individuals who have been doing yoga for a long time have been characterizing by correct body stance. The exercise of yoga poses shapes the proper body stance.
- The mountain pose is known as the primary body arrangement in yoga poses (Hatha Yoga)
- The final analysis results as those who practice Mountain pose have a better position than those who practice habitual stance. It also gave a strong inclination that passing the time to mountain pose could improve one’s posture proportionally.
Tiryaka Tadasana – Tiryaka Tadasana is the variation of Mountain Pose (Tadasana) with a side stretch.
- The word Triyaka derives from the Sanskrit word, which stands for “Swaying” or “Oblique” and Tada stands for “Mountain,” and Asana stands for “Posture” or “Pose.”
- The pose is also known as the Standing side bend pose or the Swaying palm tree pose.
- The pose starts by standing in the Tadasana Pose, now stretch both the arms and interlock each other so that the palms face the sky.
- Now, bend to one side, either right or left stretching the opposite body. Before bending to the other side, return to the center in Tadasana Pose.
Preparatory Poses –
Follow-up Poses –
- All Standing Poses