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Yoga Exercises - Warm-up Poses



In Yoga, it is very important to do some Warm-up Poses before a session so you will be physically ready for the Yoga Poses that you want to practice. Moreover, Warm-up exercises will prepare your body for more difficult poses in the future. In this section, learn some poses and exercises that you can do before a Yoga class:

Warm-Up Poses - Eye Training Eye Training
Like any other muscles, the eye muscles also need exercise to be healthy and strong. By moving the eyes in every direction, without turning your head at all, these Five Yoga Eye Exercises will strengthen the eye muscles, help prevent eyestrain, and improve eyesight.

Warm-Up Poses - Neck Exercises Neck Exercises
Many people hold tension in their necks and shoulders, leading to stiffness, bad posture, and tension headaches. Yoga practice can ease tension, increase flexibility, and tone the muscles. Learn some Neck Exercises in this section.

Warm-Up Poses - Shoulder Lifts Shoulder Lifts
Many people hold tension in their necks and shoulders, leading to stiffness, bad posture, and tension headaches. Yoga practice can ease tension, increase flexibility, and tone the muscles. This section covers the steps on how to practice Shoulder Lifts.

Warm-Up Poses - Shoulder Stretches Shoulder Stretches
Shoulder Stretches are great in relieving stress and tension on your shoulders, as well as your entire upper back. Practice them daily for several weeks and notice the changes. Learn some basic stretches for the shoulders in this section.

Warm-Up Poses - Cat Pose (Bidalasana) Cat Pose (Bidalasana)
The Cat Yoga Pose teaches you to initiate movement from your center and to coordinate your movement and breath. These are two of the most important themes in Yoga practice. Keep in mind that the Cat Pose may not be advisable if you have any chronic or recent back pain or injury.


Yoga practice may look simple but this is a powerful activity. In fact, you can get hurt if you do Yoga Poses incorrectly, or you do not perform some stretching exercises before a Yoga class or session. As much as possible, do some Warm-up exercises so you will be prepared for any Yoga Pose that you want to do.

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yogirama
Monday 4th February 2008 at 9:29:50 PM  

Namaste!
These Warm-up exercises can be the alternative of Sun-salutation for the beginners middle aged Yoga students. These are safe and effective to serve the purpose of warm-up exercises.

Thanks
yogirama

dsanghvi
Friday 20th February 2009 at 8:09:25 AM  

can the warm-up exercises be done in the night before retiring to bed?Can this procedure help in enhancing the quality of sleep? Please explain.

dsanghvi
Saturday 21st February 2009 at 5:59:50 AM  

II have received notification that comment on my message on warming exercise is given.However I did not find the answer How to find this posting?.

monica
Friday 31st July 2009 at 2:01:28 PM  

Greetings,Can this yoga be done in the night before going to bed.Beacause i would if i can.It''s a great yoga for the body,mind and soul.I love it alot.....I fuljoy it.

monica
Friday 31st July 2009 at 2:07:23 PM  

Greetings,Can this yoga be done in the night before going to bed.Beacause i would if i can.It''s a great yoga for the body,mind and soul.I love it alot.....I fuljoy it.

Stephanie
Sunday 16th August 2009 at 7:42:42 PM  

Hello, i love yoga. I find it the best way to relax, but i wondering about 2 things... can you REALLY stretch the eyes??? and when stressed is it better to do yoga then or when your in a calm mood??? thank you.

Anni Sinaga
Thursday 3rd September 2009 at 4:05:26 AM  

Namaste,
I have the similar questions to the above, regarding the warm up pose before bed, how can I find the answer? Thank you

AMIR
Friday 11th September 2009 at 2:32:58 PM  

can I increase my height with yoga?

Hilina Tibebu
Thursday 22nd October 2009 at 1:49:01 AM  

Can I increase my butt size and height with yoga? please help I really need this.

maruthi prasad
Saturday 28th November 2009 at 2:01:40 AM  

yoga is a gift to the world given by great india

shan72
Friday 4th December 2009 at 1:45:08 AM  

Yoga is GOOD gift tall all from GOD. Everybody will do this all are happy and health.

Please all are do yoga everyday atleast 45mins

rahul
Saturday 12th December 2009 at 4:35:40 AM  

can I increase my height with yoga?

Upul
Monday 14th December 2009 at 9:36:23 PM  

I admire your web page and i was very much helpful to me to do yoga exercises with my self.

tanisha
Saturday 23rd January 2010 at 10:57:23 PM  


I have migrane. Please let me know which all asanas i should not do in order to avoid headaches.

SCHANET
Tuesday 9th February 2010 at 3:06:54 AM  

IM LOOKING FOR A 45 MIN WORKOUT THAT WILL TARGET MY FULL BODY AND SOMETHING I CAN DO BEFORE GOING TO BED.

mnsrinivasu
Thursday 11th February 2010 at 3:39:33 AM  

how is improve my chest with yoga?

kanna
Friday 12th March 2010 at 9:58:06 AM  

can i do yoga during night...

wai
Wednesday 7th April 2010 at 9:28:00 AM  

how to fit the lower body,can yoga help?
thanks!

Ashraff
Wednesday 21st April 2010 at 5:19:53 PM  

Excellent demos I am learning a lot from it. Keep up the good work

haroon
Saturday 29th May 2010 at 6:14:12 AM  

iam very curious about learning yoga this site has
given me a good start to a healthy leaving

keerthi
Wednesday 16th June 2010 at 12:22:08 AM  

is there any yoga asana for regularising menustration process i have irregular periods my age is 23. i get periods irregularly if i get them there will be aheavy flow plzz guide me to develop my helth

Jpclem Health
Sunday 27th June 2010 at 6:50:53 AM  

Thank you for this wonderful illustrations. Now I can practice yoga for free and without attending seminars. Kudos!

rajesh
Wednesday 21st July 2010 at 12:07:24 AM  

how to fit the lower body,can yoga help?
thanks!

nasi
Wednesday 28th July 2010 at 2:39:37 AM  

How can I improve my libido by yoga? Please advise
I am a 35years old man with 3 kids

Pedro
Sunday 1st August 2010 at 2:22:13 PM  

I train Capoeira and I need to enhance my flexibility and stregth namely in the hips area (and the rest of the torso) and for splits. Is there any "better" exercises or this purpose? Thank you

Arsha
Monday 16th August 2010 at 1:09:08 PM  

i need some execices to flatten my tummy and reduce the fat in my upper arms. can u help?

Newton Dias
Sunday 3rd October 2010 at 5:53:52 AM  

I would like to know if there is any yoga exercise to flatten the belly or tummy''s fat. Please help me.

sharad
Wednesday 29th December 2010 at 11:43:47 PM  

Pl add video clips of each exercies. It will be more benefitial for doing it correctly for full benefits. Thanks.
Sharad Kapadia

serge
Monday 17th January 2011 at 5:32:09 AM  

Can i improve my legs form with yoga? Thank you.

yoga
Saturday 22nd January 2011 at 5:59:46 AM  

you have good article on yoga poses..it helped me a lot.may be u like my hub too.check it
yoga exercise for flat abs

Kumar
Tuesday 25th January 2011 at 1:21:13 PM  

What are the asanas for reducing the tummy
Can you pls help....

sundar
Monday 31st January 2011 at 5:55:15 AM  

What are the asanas for reducing the tummy,thies,hands
Can you pls help....


ratna
Tuesday 8th February 2011 at 4:55:41 AM  

hi may i know weather v can do this warm up before going to bed

Emmitt Hollin
Tuesday 1st March 2011 at 12:03:00 PM  

These are great to do when sitting at your desk for a little relief from staring at the computer too long, too.

Prasannan
Thursday 3rd March 2011 at 11:11:27 PM  

Hello, Is there any specific Yoga exercise to reduce cholesterol level?

healthy living
Friday 4th March 2011 at 4:02:01 PM  

I have made the cat pose and the mountain position and it really helped me in my posture. I used to slouch but with these beginner''s position, my back felt great. Thanks for posting additional postures, now I have something to exercise on.

megha
Thursday 7th April 2011 at 4:41:37 AM  

how to lose my weight

anjali
Thursday 28th April 2011 at 11:50:38 AM  

to reduce the stomach do sarpasan
to reduce thighs do sarvangasan or utanpadasana
or if anyone wants 2 learn yoga join a yoga class
or the best way is 2 go on youtube.

natasha
Sunday 15th May 2011 at 8:28:20 AM  

yoga is helping my back

Linnie
Thursday 19th May 2011 at 3:24:32 PM  

I take a break and do these throughout the day. They are a great way to start the day energized, too.

sidra shahab
Friday 24th June 2011 at 4:06:43 AM  

can i reduce my back fat with yoga

Mohan g m
Saturday 25th June 2011 at 4:42:50 AM  

I want to learn Yoga. Please help me

himani joshi
Thursday 22nd September 2011 at 1:17:43 PM  

warm-ups are a great way to start the day energized too

belavendram
Friday 14th October 2011 at 2:57:46 AM  

it is very good to keep my body healthy. and also to help others.


 
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