10 Effective Power Yoga Poses


Power yoga workouts often act as fat burning option. It is one of the most popular forms of yoga. Unlike the traditional form of yoga, power yoga workout uses dumbbells while practicing it.  There are various exercises included in power yoga module. Always remember, in power yoga workouts, although the poses remain the same, but the real magic lies in performing the same poses along with dumbbells. Here, all you need is a pair of 3-5 pound dumbbells.

1) Tadasana
Tadasana Pose

This pose is also known as the mountain pose. Stand on the floor in a straight position. Hold the dumbbells in your hands. Raise your hands upwards towards the ceiling and stretch them. At the same time lift up your body and try to balance your body on your toes. Remain steady for some time and then release from the pose.

2) Utkatasana
Utkatasana

Stand on the floor in Tadasana pose. (Stand straight on the floor, look straight, hands besides your body) Hold dumbbells in your hands. Raise your hands up in the air. Stretch them. Bend your knees a little in the same way in which a person sits on a car. Remain steady for some time and then release. Repeat this activity every day.

3) Trikonasana
Trikonasana

Stand on the floor in straight position. Hold dumbbells in your hands and bring them in a straight line with your upper body. (Your hands and chest should be in a straight line and parallel to the floor). Spread your legs about 4-5 inches apart from each other. Bend your body to the right side, downward from the hips. Keeps your waist straight, thus allowing your left hand to come up in the air and your right hand comes down and touches the ground. Repeat the same activity on the other side too.