New Delhi: Vriksasana or the Tree Pose is an asana which resembles the shape of a tree, and hence the name.
The name comes from the Sanskrit words – vriksa or vriksha meaning ‘tree’, and asana meaning ‘posture”.
This posture has various benefits both for your body and mind.
- It improves neuro-mascular coordination and balance.
- It improves endurance and alertness.
- It tones the the muscles of the legs, back and chest.
- It calms and relaxes your mind and central nervous system.