7 Daily Yoga Exercises

Last Updated On September 17, 2021

It is better to start your day with some small yoga exercises early in the morning. These exercises help you reconnect with your breath and give your lower back and hips a pleasant relaxation, and they will help you spend a successful day. These are seven small yoga exercises that you can do early in the morning.

Before beginning, take 5 minutes and warm up your body to get ready for these poses. 

1. Child's Pose

Child's Pose is an excellent way to begin a yoga practice, especially first thing in the morning. It allows you to reconnect with your breath.

How to do

  • On your mat, get down on all fours.
  • Spread your knees out wide, and make sure your big toes are touching.
  • Allow your stomach to sink between your thighs and your brow to sink toward the floor.
  • Extend your arms out in front of you, palms down on the floor.
  • Inhale and exhale deeply.

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2. Cobra Pose

This pose will stretch your shoulders, chest, and abs and strengthens your arms and butt.

How to do

  • Lie on your stomach on the mat, with your legs shoulder-width apart and your toes on the mat.
  • With your elbows tucked toward your body, place your hands beneath your shoulders.
  • Inhale and push through the tops of your feet, straightening your arms.
  • Raise your shoulders back and lift your chest off the floor.
  • As soon as your pelvis loses touch with the ground, stop straightening your arms and breathe in and out for up to 30 seconds.

3. Happy Baby Pose

This pose will stretch your lower back and hips.

How to do

  • Lie down on your mat on your back.
  • Bring your knees to your stomach while clutching the outsides of your feet. Your ankles and heels should be flexed.
  • Breathe deeply here, concentrating on keeping your ankles precisely above your knees while pushing your feet on your hands.

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4. Bridge Pose

This pose will strengthen the backside of your body.

How to do

  • Lie down on your back, knees bent, feet flat on the ground.
  • Place your palms on the floor and your arms at your sides.
  • Inhale. Exhale and lift your hips toward the sky by pushing up through your feet.

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5. Bow Pose

This pose will stretch the entire front side of your body while strengthening your back in this pose.

How to do

  • Lie down on your stomach, arms stretched by your sides and palms up.
  • Bend your knees and reach back with your hands, gripping your ankles.
  • Maintain a 90-degree angle between your knees and hips.
  • Lift your heels away from your butt while lifting your thighs off the ground as you inhale.
  • Look forward while pressing your shoulder blades back.

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6. Boat Pose

This pose will strengthen your abs.

How to do

  • Sit on your buttocks and extend your legs in front of you.
  • Lean back slightly and support yourself with your hands on the ground.
  • Inhale and pull your knees to your chest, coming to a stop until your thighs are at a 45-degree angle to the ground.
  • If you can, extend your legs; otherwise, keep them here.
  • Extend your arms out in front of you, parallel to the ground. Please stay put.

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7. Chair Pose

Chair Pose will strengthen your legs, back, and shoulders. This technique will also help you to improve the balance of your body.

How to do

  • Inhale while standing with your feet together and stretching your arms straight overhead.
  • Exhale and bend your knees as you sit back into your hips. When your thighs are parallel to the ground, come to a complete stop.
  • Roll your shoulders back and down and tuck your tailbone into the earth. Take a deep breath and relax.

Try these seven poses, take a small rest, and repeat another time. These poses will help you spend a full energy day while strengthening your body from head to toe.

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