Yoga Poses To Build Core Strength - Aryan Digital

15 yoga poses to build core strength

Catcow pose this gentle pose warms up the spine and engages the core muscles start on your hands and knees with your back flat as you inhale arch your back and lift your head and tailbone as you exhale round your back and tuck your chin to your chest repeat for several breaths

Birddog pose this pose strengthens the core improves balance and opens the hips start on your hands and knees with your hands shoulderwidth apart and your knees hipwidth apart

Boat pose this pose strengthens the abs lower back and hip flexors sit on the floor with your knees bent and feet flat on the mat

Lean back slightly and lift your legs off the floor keeping your shins parallel to the ground extend your arms out to the sides keeping your core engaged hold for as long as you can comfortably

Lift your hips off the mat forming a straight line from your head to your heels hold for as long as you can comfortably and then repeat on the other side

Place your right hand on your right thigh and reach your left arm up towards the ceiling twist your torso to the left keeping your gaze upward hold for a few breaths and then repeat on the other side

Downwardfacing dog with leg lift this pose strengthens the core hamstrings and calves start in downwardfacing dog with your hands shoulderwidth apart and your feet hipwidth apart engage your core and lift one leg up towards the ceiling hold for a few breaths and then repeat on the other side

Side plank with hip abduction this pose strengthens the obliques glutes and hips start in side plank pose and lift your top hip off the mat keeping your core engaged hold for a few breaths and then repeat on the other side

Boat pose with leg extension this pose strengthens the abs lower back and hip flexors start in boat pose and extend one leg straight out in front of you hold for a few breaths and then repeat on the other side