Top 11 Yoga poses for beginners – Steps and Benefits Yoga is the best exercise for your physical and mental health. Which makes us healthy externally as well as internally. If you are going to start for the first time, then you should try below basic yoga poses. Even after practicing below yoga poses for few a days early in the morning and evening you will find yourself more energetic and fresh. There are some yoga poses for beginners who are non flexible or going to start for the first time. Lets start now Yoga poses for beginners Shavasana – Corpse pose Shavasana (corpse pose) is one of the best yoga poses for beginners which is very easy and simple. It should be done before and at the end of practicing yoga asanas. Always start yoga poses with shavasana. Lie flat on your back, like our sleeping pose. Legs should be separated. Concentrate on your breathing and relax for a few minutes. Benefits – Relaxes your body, improves concentration. shavasana Mountain pose – Tadasana Steps Stand straight with feet together. Keep a small distance between two feet and relax. While taking a deep breath, stand on your toes and raise your hand overhead. You can join your fingers of the hand. Hold this position as much as you can (15-20 second) and stretch your body upward as far as possible. Then while exhaling bring down your hands and heels as in starting position. Benefits – Increase height, improve posture, protect from spine problems Downward dogs – Adho mukhasana Steps Stand straight by keeping some distance between your feet. Now slowly bend downward in such a way to make “V” shape. Keep distance between two hands and legs as shown in the above image. While breathing out lift your toes and try to push yourself back. Do not bend legs or hands. It will give a good stretch in your back, hands and legs. Take a deep breath and hold this position for some time Now, while exhaling slowly come in your starting position. Benefits – Tone muscles, cure sinus problem, stretches entire body, improve blood circulation.