Tadasan(Mountain Pose) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modifications

Tadasan Tadasan(Mountain Pose) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modifications

30 Min activity


Mountain pose
yoga is the need of the time. Time is moving fast and technology is growing. But all this affects our health in one or the other ways. In the fast-growing world people, in general, ignore their routines. There isn’t any specific time for sleeping, eating, and waking up. As a result, the health of an individual is deteriorating. The only way left is to practice exercise. but now the question arises is –what kind of exercise should an individual practice to enhance the health. To freshen up the mind, body, and soul and to get the most benefit out of a single exercise. The answer to all these questions is YOGA.  Yoga is not just a need rather it is a necessity of humans to protect themselves from all diseases. Yoga keeps us young and energized. It enhances our life and reduces stress, tension, and anxiety.
Yoga though is very beneficial but for beginners, it’s hard to decide how and where to start from? You can start from one of the simplest poses i.e. tadasana and once you feel comfortable you can continue practicing other difficult poses.  tadasana was named after the posture of this asana. Tada means mountain, Asana means pose.
Hence, tadasana is a mountain pose. This pose is easy to practice and an individual from all age groups can practice the pose. It is a simple, effective, and simple sitting yoga pose that provides strength and energy to your body, mind, and soul. You should practice this pose from 1 minute to a maximum of 5 minutes. Do not overdo any pose as this may cause injury. For a beginner, it is very important to read all the instructions before practicing the poses.
This yoga posture can be practiced by beginners. Though this is an easy pose but is very effective. It helps an individual in reducing back pain. This pose is very effective in improving the overall health of the internal organs. Practicing this pose can result in improving the health of the reproductive organs. This pose is considered as the post-pregnancy asana as it ensures to tighten the abdomen muscles and fasten the process of the abdomen to get back to its original shape.

To practice any of the postures it is very important to follow a proper technique to avoid any kind of injury. The correct technique enhances the benefits and restricts any kind of mishappenings. So it is very important to learn the right technique including your breathing pattern before practicing the posture.
Step 1: Stand straight on the floor and keep your feet wide apart.
Step 2: Bring your hands close to your body and join the fingers by crossing over.
Step 3: Raise them straight up and stretch as much as possible. Do not force your breathing or your body. Keep it natural.
Step 4: You must stretch your whole body and keep your torso straight.
Step 5: Hold on to this pose for at least 1 minute or as much as you can. Do not force yourself to stay in the posture. This may cause injury to your body.
Step 6: Relax and get back to the initial position.
Step 7: Repeat the exercise at least 5 times.
Taking proper precautions before practicing a posture is essential. You have to read precautions before the posture as it will reduce the chances of getting injured. Practicing the pose with wrong techniques and without precautions might cause a severe injury and can injure you for a lifetime. The following precautions can be taken to practice tadasana. Props and modification:
This pose can be practiced by any age group but sometimes it is difficult for people with different body types and different issues to practice the same posture with the same technique. So, we modify the pose or use props to practice the posture without hurting ourselves.