Yoga: Reasons to perform Vriksasana or Tree Posture

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.

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