tree is always in a standing position, remains stable and grows
upward. The similar process is involved in this asana and hence
it is called Vrikshasana.
and inhailing take both the arms up above the head from
the sides and join the palms at the top.
the heels and stand on the toes and pull the whole body
upward. Continue smooth breathing.
the toes, the whole body right from the heels to the fingers
of the hands, is stretched upward. Pull the hands upward as
much as possible. The more the body is kept stretched, the more
it is possible to keep the balance. Keeping the legs stable,
one should pull the body upward, thinking that he is being pulled
up by some force. Taking the asana position continue smooth
breathing, and keep the sight and the mind fixed, as looking
here and there will disturb the balance of the body.
and exhailing bring both the hands down from the sides.
the heels on the floor and take up standing position.
this asana involves balancing, it is enough to maintain it for
one minute. To have certain special results, one should increase
this duration to three minutes.
this asana all the muscles are stretched in one direction at
one time and then relaxed. This process helps to remove all
the strains. The muscles get rest and relaxation and even the
earlier strains caused by other asanas get removed.
asana being simple there is nothing to bother. However, while
stretching the body upward, one should take care to maintain
Book:- Yoga Pravesh
Author :- Yogacharya