Beginners Balance Yoga Poses

All the beginners balance yoga poses can be practiced at home. These poses not only improve balance but, also stretch and strengthen many parts of the body.

List of Beginners Balance Yoga Poses

Mountain Pose It is also known as Tadasana and it comes under standing poses

Caution: People with low blood pressure and migraine headache should practice this pose for small time


  • Improves posture
  • Firms your abdomen and buttocks
  • Strengthens ankles, thighs and knees
  • Reduces flat feet
  • Relieves sciatica to some extent

Tree Pose also known as Vrikshasana, it is done on one leg

Caution: Insomnia and low blood pressure patient can avoid this pose


  • Improves sense of balance
  • Strengthens ankles, calves, thighs and spine
  • Stretches your inner thighs, shoulders, chest and groins
  • Reduces flat feet and relieves from sciatica

Big Toe Pose also known as Padangusthasana

Caution: People with lower back pain and neck injuries should avoid this pose


  • Calms your brain and relieves stress, and anxiety
  • Stimulates the kidneys and liver
  • Stretches your hamstrings and calves
  • Strengthens your thighs
  • Improves digestion
  • Helps relieve insomnia and headache

Half Moon Pose commonly known as Ardha Chandrasana

Caution: People with low blood pressure, insomnia, diarrhea and migraine headache can avoid this pose


  • Improves coordination and sense of balance
  • Strengthens your abdomen, thighs, ankles, buttocks, and spine
  • Stretches the chest, shoulders, calves, groins and hamstrings
  • Helps relieve stress

Supportive Shoulder Stand Pose It is just like the normal shoulder stand pose, but is practiced using props like chairs, wall and cushions

Caution: People with high blood pressure, back injuries, heart problems and neck injuries must avoid this kind of balance yoga poses.


  • Calms your brain and improves concentration
  • Helps to relieve stress, anxiety and mild depression
  • Stimulates the prostate glands, thyroid and abdominal organs
  • Stretches your shoulders and neck
  • Tones the buttocks, thighs and legs
  • Improves digestion
  • Helps relieve symptoms of menopause
  • Reduces alleviates insomnia and fatigue
  • Therapeutic for sinusitis, asthma and infertility

These are the beginners balance yoga poses. Well, you start off soon!!!!!! Once you become perfect with them, start practicing advanced balance yoga poses only under supervision of a professional.

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