Benefits of Tree Pose (Vrikshasana)

Vrikshasana replicates the graceful, steady stance of a tree. Unlike most yoga poses, this pose requires keeping our eyes open in order to maintain body balance.

Physical Benefits:

  • Improves balance and stability in the legs
  • Strengthens the ligaments and tendon of the feet
  • Strengthens and tones the entire standing leg, up to the buttocks
  • Assists the body in establishing pelvic stability
  • Strengthen the bones of the hips and legs due to the weight-bearing nature of the pose

Emotional Benefits:

  • Builds self-confidence and esteem
  • On a metaphysical level, helps one to achieve balance in other aspects of life
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