Size no bar! These 4 yoga asanas are perfect for big-bodied beginners
Updated on:22 June 2020, 11:41am IST
You don’t need to be thin or flexible to begin a yoga practice. These four yoga asanas for plus-sized women are perfect to begin with.
Many people believe that you need to be thin to practice yoga. This, however, couldn’t be further from the truth. Yes, you need to be flexible to nail certain poses, but just because you’re big bodied, doesn’t mean yoga isn’t for you.
In fact, many big-bodied women who want to tone their physique while maintaining their weight can benefit from yoga. This ancient practice can help plus-sized women to shape their body, accentuate their curves, while staying fit. Here are four asanas that are perfect for big-bodied beginners:
1. Cat and cow asanas (marjaryasana and bitilasana)
Marjaryasana/bitilasana or the cat/cow pose is a fusion of two stretches that warms up the spine. It has the following benefits for big-bodied women: