7 Daily Yoga Exercises

Last Updated On October 31, 2021

Starting your day with some small yoga exercises early in the morning is good. These exercises help you reconnect with your breath and give your lower back and hips a pleasant relaxation. They will help you have 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

  • Lie down on all fours on your mat.
  • Extend your knees out wide, and make sure your big toes are touching.
  • Enable your stomach to slip between your thighs and your brow to fall to the floor.
  • Lengthen both of your arms in front of you, palms facing down on the ground.
  • Deeply inhale and exhale.

Child Pose

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2. Cobra Pose

The cobra pose will stretch your shoulders, chest, and abs and strengthen your arms and butt.

How to do

  • Get down on your mat on your stomach, legs shoulder-width apart, and toes on the mat.
  • Place the hands beneath your shoulders with your elbows tucked in toward your body.
  • Inhale and straighten your arms as you push through the tops of your feet.
  • Raise your shoulders and lift your chest off the ground.
  • Stop straightening your arms as soon as your pelvis loses contact with the ground and breathe in and out for up to 30 seconds.

cobra pose

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3. Happy Baby Pose

The happy baby pose will stretch your lower back and hips.

How to do

  • Lie on your back on the mat.
  • 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.
Happy Baby Pose
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4. Bridge Pose

The Bridge yoga 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.

Bridge Pose

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5. Bow Pose

The Bow yoga 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.
  • Keep your knees and hips at a 90-degree angle.
  • 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.

Bow Pose

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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 parallel to the ground in front of you. Please remain seated.

Bow Pose

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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 as you stand with your feet together and your arms straight overhead.
  • Exhale and sit back into your hips, bending your knees. Come to a complete stop when your thighs are parallel to the ground.
  • Tuck your tailbone in to the ground and roll your shoulders back and down. Relax by taking a big breath.

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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