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5 Yoga Poses For A Beginner Couple

Most people all over the world know or have heard about the term yoga but the perception regarding this popular discipline differs from one group to another. Some people wrongly consider it to be a religion but yoga is a way of life that aims to promote the health and wellbeing of both the body and the mind.

Yoga can be defined as a group of spiritual, mental, and physical practices done to improve your wellbeing. Mental and physical yoga exercises – such as the ones that we are going to take a look at in this post, help us to reduce tension and stress. They also enable us to have better relationships, to attain ideal harmony & equilibrium, and to increase our concentration, attention, and focus.

There are over 300 yoga postures but on this post, I will only focus on the easy ones meant for beginners. These are poses that you can comfortably perform with your partner even if you are new to yoga.

Yoga Poses For A Beginner Couple

1. Partner Forward-Fold

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This pose requires you and your partner to start in a seated position while facing one another and with your legs stretched forming a “V”. Ensure the soles of both your feet are touching each other before stretching your arms towards one another.

Hold opposite palm to your forearm and stretch your spine while breathing in deeply. One of you should fold forwards while exhaling calmly.

Alternate and hold this position for about 5-10 seconds.

2. Seated Cat-Cow

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For this pose, you should both start in a seated position with your legs folded while facing one another. Reach for the forearms of your partner and entwine to form a strong knot.

Lift your chest upwards while your head is bent backward and take deep breaths. Breathe out slowly and draw your chin to your chest while spreading out your shoulders.

Hold this position for about 5-10 seconds.

3. Lateral Side Bend Pose

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This posture requires you and your partner to start in a seated position facing one another and with the sole of your feet touching. While breathing in calmly, stretch and grab the same side hand of your partner and link forearms forming a twist.

Exhale calmly while inclining sideways towards the extended arm as you and your partner stretch the opposite arm overhead.

Hold this position for about 5-10 seconds.

4. Partner Twist Pose

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This pose requires you and your partner to start in a seated position with your backs resting against each other while your legs are crossed. Place your hands on your thigh and take a deep breath while reaching your arms overhead.

Exhale calmly while twisting to your right and remember to place your left hand outside of your right thigh while placing your right hand inside of your partner’s left knee.

Hold this position for about 5-10 seconds.

5. Temple Pose

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For this amazing and last yoga pose, you and your partner should start while standing a few feet from each other. While inhaling deeply, stretch your arms forward toward your partner until the hands meet.

Start forward folding until both your elbows and forearms meet. Then, rest against each other and let your chest loose.

Hold this position for about 5-10 seconds.

Conclusion

Your health is the most important thing in this world. That’s why you should do everything you can to ensure you are living a healthy lifestyle. Most people don’t like going to the gym and lifting weights.

If you belong in that category then yoga is the way to go as you can perform postures discussed above in the comfort of your home.

Start your yoga journey together.

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