5 Easy Yoga Asanas for Senior Citizens to stay healthy in Winters

13 Jan, 2022

Yoga for Senior Citizens: Olg Age can be tough but with care and a healthy routine it can be the most beautiful phase of an individual's life. Healthy diet, exercise and yoga keeps you fit, healthy and keeps your mind calm. Especially Yoga, as it helps in losing painful muscles, improves circulation & reduces stress. 

So here are some easy Yoga Asanas for senior citizens to keep them healthy, fit and help in staying away from diseases. Special in cold and freezing winters when oldies restrict themselves to go out, these yoga asanas are easy and can be done at home.

Yoga Asanas for Senior Citizens

Here are  5 simple easy to do yoga asanas to stay fit and healthy in winters.

Baddha Konasana - बद्धकोणासन

Stretches: Knee, Thigh, Inguinal region

Pose type: Forward bend, Hip opener, Seated

  • Improves flexibility in inner thighs and knees.

  • Helps to soothe digestive complaints.

Virabhadrasana-  वीरभद्रासन

Strengthens: Arm, Human back, Shoulder, Thigh, Ankle, Calf

Stretches: Shoulder, Thigh, Thorax, Ankle, Neck, Calf, Inguinal region, Lung, Navel

  • Encourages good circulation and respiration. 

Bhujangasana- भुजंगासन

Strengthens: Vertebral column

Stretches: Abdomen, Shoulder, Thorax, Lung

  • Improves digestion, liver and kidney functions.

  • Strengthen back and spinal nerves.

Arm Side Stretch

  • Increase flexibility and mobility.

  • Strengthens back & arm muscles.

Balasana- बालासन

Stretches: Hip, Thigh, Ankle

Preparatory poses: Virasana

Pose type: Forward bend, Restorative

  • Releases tension in the back, shoulder and Chest.

  • Encourage strong and steady breathing. 

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