Yoga: Reasons to perform Vriksasana or Tree Posture

The name comes from the Sanskrit words - vriksa or vriksha meaning 'tree', and asana meaning 'posture".

Last Updated: Jun 21, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

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New Delhi: Vriksasana or the Tree Pose is an asana which resembles the shape of a tree, and hence the name.

 

The name comes from the Sanskrit words - vriksa or vriksha meaning 'tree', and asana meaning 'posture".

This posture has various benefits both for your body and mind.

 

  • It improves neuro-mascular coordination and balance.
  • It improves endurance and alertness.
  • It tones the the muscles of the legs, back and chest.

 

  • It calms and relaxes your mind and central nervous system.