Yoga Pose Cards
Yoga Pose Cards Print out and use for sequence design or for training purposes.
Yoga posture - Vrksasana
Translation: The Tree Pose
standing pose raise one leg of the mat, bend the knee and place the foot
on the inside of the thigh. Open the hip rotating the leg out until the knee
and bent leg are sideways.
The hands can be placed above the head with the finger interlocked or with
the palms together in prayer position. The arms can be bent or straight.
The tailbone has a tendency to turn out. Be aware of this and tuck it forward.
Pull the navel back and up. This will create a neutral spine.
Engaging the toes will tone muscles in the lower legs and help the body gain
The complicated firing of the nerves needed to maintain balance exercises
the mind as well as the body. Small muscles in the ankles become toned and
strong. It is an excellent for ankle injuries however holding the posture
too long may aggravate a problem and suppress blood flow.
Tree pose Vinyasa