Tadasana

This is a traditional posture. The final position of this asana resembles the palm tree. Palm tree is usually erect and straight. Therefore, one should stand straight and erect in this asana.

Technique :-
  1. Stand erect, legs together,hands by the side of the thighs. Gaze in front.

  2. Raise your hands straight in front up to arms. Palms facing each other.

  3. Bring the hands up straight fowards sky, fingers pointing upward.

  4. Now slowly raise your heels and stand on toes. Raise heels as much as you can. Stretch body up as much as possible.

  5. While returning to the original position, bring your heels on the ground first.

  6. Slowly bring down your hands also.
Remember :-
  1. This is a balancing pose.

  2. Do not make haste so that you lose your balance or get jerk.

  3. In the beginning, legs can be kept apart.
Benefits and Limitations :-
  1. This improves height.

  2. Spine becomes flexible.

  3. Visceroptosis and pain in the backbone is removed.

  4. Those having complaints of reeling sensation should not practice it.


Svastikasana | Uttanapadasana | Bhujangasana | Ardha-Padmasana | Ukatasana Ardha-Salabhasana | Padhastasana | Tadasana | Dhanurasana - 1 |
| Dhanurasana - 2 | Naukasana | Vajrasana | VakrasanaSupta-Vajrasana | Gomukhasana | Savasana | Viparitakarani | Ardha-Matsyendrasana |
| Sirasana | Pascimottanasana | Ugrasana | Konasana | Trikonasana | Halasana Samasana | Uttanamandukasana | Bhadrasana |
| Akarana-Dhanurasana | Mayurasana | Simhasana | Padmasana | Vakasana | Ujjayi Pranayama | Padmasana (Baddha) | Tolangulasana |
| Anuloma-Viloma | Parvatasana | Yogamudra Salabhasana | Makarasana | Makarasana - 2 | Uddiyana Bandha | Matsyasana | Vrksasana | Kapalabhati |
| Cakrasana - 1| Cakrasana - 2 | Jalandhara Bandha | Nauli | AgnisaraGomukhasana (Baddhahasta)Viparitakarani (Saravangasana) |