Yoga For Beginners Series-2: How To Do Yoga Like A Pro on International Yoga Day


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On International Yoga Day # Yoga For Beginners Series-2


On International yoga day learn yoga in just two steps. In yoga for beginners series-2, learn next two yoga postures #ForwardFold and #DownwardfacingDog Pose



On the coming up International Yoga Day, many offices, community centers, and government sectors make it mandatory to perform yoga poses in groups to increase the awareness about yoga! In case you have never done yoga earlier in your life, chances are some yoga poses may intimidate you. You may feel insecure to lose balance and get injured. Or maybe, commit a minute mistake causing some kind of harmful side effects. But don’t worry this yoga for beginners series-2 is going to simplify the most important yoga poses and stretches for you to feel comfortable in no time.

Here, you will realize that every yoga transition prepares you for the next pose. And same I am trying to emphasize.  So, Instead of jumping straight forward into a particular pose, you will gradually shift from one to another.

So get ready for the sweet and simplest yoga journey ahead.

Two yoga poses, the prayer pose, and the raised arm pose you have learned in the first part of the series.

On International Yoga Day, Learn two most important yet simple yoga poses- #forwardfold and #downwardfacingdogpose


Your Third Yoga Pose- The Hand to Foot Pose



yoga for beginners series-2

How to Do The Forward Fold 

  • Inhale and take the transition from the raised arm pose.
  • Exhale and slowly bend forward and try to achieve the posture, as in the pic. above.
  • Achieve the bending from the crease of the hips and legs joint.
  • No need to push yourself too hard and it’s ok to bend your knees.
  • May feel some tension in the hamstrings. 
  • You can use support under your head,
  • Stay there for four sets of “inhale and exhale”.

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Your Fourth Yoga Pose- The Downward-Facing Dog Pose


Downward Facing Dog Pose for Yoga for beginners Series II
Downward Facing Dog Pose




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 How to Do The Downward Facing Dog Pose


  • Next, you should take the transition from the Forward Fold.
  • To pose as shown in the picture, place both of your hands firmly on the ground with all ten fingers spread nicely.
  • Move your feet two steps away from your hands.
  • You have to convert your body into an inverted ‘V’ shape.
  • Push the floor under your foot and then below the hands to send the tailbone to the sky.
  • Feel the tension in hamstring while stretching your hips upward.
  • Stay there for four sets of “inhale and exhale”.


This concludes yoga for beginners series-2. Pat on your back as soon as you finish doing the downward facing dog pose because this is one of the most popular and essential yoga poses. It’s versatile because of abilities to engage your major muscle groups. This is why the downward facing dog pose is the most popular warm-up pose.

Wrapping Up- Yoga For Beginners Series-2

I hope you find this Yoga for beginners series -2 sessions quite interesting and fulfilling! In coming up yoga for beginner series -3,  you will learn to take the transition from the downward facing dog pose to cat and cow pose!

Why so many animals involved in yogic nomenclature? Simple, yogis are kind, compassionate and animal lovers too! 

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    very effective…keep it up

    • Thanks, Hema! Have you started your yoga routine? If yes then nice and if not then start now. You know this “it’s never too late”.

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