Talasana yoga the mountain pose steps and benefits

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Talasana yoga: Talasana means the Palm-tree Posture. The Sanskrit term ‘Tala’ refers to the ‘palm tree’; In Talasana, your body will remain straight and upright like the trunk of the palm tree.

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Methodology of Talasana Yoga Asanas



  • Stand erect.
  • Your feet must remain comfortably apart and slightly turned outwards.
  • Look ahead.
  • Slowly inhale deeply.
  • Gradually raise the arms overhead.
  • The palms should be facing each other.
  • Slowly raise your heels.
  • Maintain your balance.
  • Slowly raise the body and stand on the toes.
  • Gradually exhale.
  • Ensure that the body balance is not disturbed.
  • Again slowly inhale.
  • Even as you inhale and balance the body, stretch upwards the arms.
  • The arms should be rising upwards from the shoulder blades.
  • The fingers will remain stretched outwards.
  • Simultaneously raise your heels to the maximum level.
  • You should also be stretching your body to the optimum level at this stage.
  • Stretch backwards the head and the neck.
  • Look up.
  • Maintain your balance and hold on to your breath.
  • Stay in this position till you feel uncomfortable.
  • Gradually exhale and return to the starting position.
  • While returning first lower the arms and simultaneously lower the heels.
  • You should also be bending the head and neck forwards.

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Advantages of Talasana Yoga Asanas

  • The respiratory muscles as well as those at the pelvis, abdomen, lower back and the neck get strengthened.
  • The ribcage gets expanded.
  • The lung capacity is increased.
  • Your body will become agile, nimble and well proportioned.
  • The spine and the upper portion of the body gets stretched and exercised.
  • Minor curvatures of the spine also get cured.



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