Tadasana - Mountain Pose
"Tada" means 'mountain' in Sanskrit. The hands in this posture form a peak, hence the name.
- Stand straight with legs together and hands hanging on both sides.
- Look in front.
- Inhale and raise both your hands.
- Fold them at the elbow and bring the palms towards the chest.
- Join both the palms.
- Inhale slowly and raise your hands above the head with the palms joined together.
- The fingers should be pointing upward.
- Raise your heel and stand on your toes. Stretch your arms as far up as possible.
- To return to the starting position first put the heels down.
- Exhale and slowly lower your hands.
- Do not perform this pose if you experience dizziness.
- This pose can correct your posture.
- Regular practice can help in increasing height.
- Back pain and visceroptosis can be treated with Tadasana.
- Flexibility of spine increases.