Ladies, there’s one more reason to continuously practice yoga. There are many benefits of doing yoga from increased flexibility, balance, vitality, energy and even weight loss, you can now Yoga for a better butt.

Here are some poses that will help sculpt that perfect derrière. Do each of these once a day, and you will be well on your way.

Do each of these as much as you can daily, and you will be a step closer to  better butt;

Warrior One

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From down dog, step your right foot forward between your hands, spin your left heel down with the foot slightly angled out, press into your feet, and reach your arms to the ceiling, framing your face. Breathe here for five deep breaths and then repeat on the left side.

Warrior Two

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From down dog, step your right foot forward between your hands, spin your left heel down with the foot slightly angled out, and windmill your arms open, left arm reaching toward the back of your mat and right arm reaching to the front of your mat. Bend right knee, keeping it in line with your right ankle. Stay here for five deep breaths and then repeat on the left side.

Warrior Three

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From a standing forward bend, walk your hands under your shoulders, placing them on the floor (or on blocks if the floor is too far away). Transfer your weight to your right foot, putting a slight bend in your right knee, and float your left leg high behind you. Reach through your left heel and internally rotate your left thigh so your toes point toward the ground. If you feel steady, lift your hands off the ground and frame your torso with your arms reaching back toward your heel. Stay here for five deep breaths and then switch sides.

Diver’s Pose

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From standing, put a soft bend in your knees, come high on the balls of your feet, and start to hinge forward from your waist, keeping your arms on either side of your torso. Allow your head to dive toward the ground, and stay here for five deep breaths.

Locust Pose 

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Lie facedown on your mat, big toes together. Clasp your hands behind your sacrum, and use a big inhale to lift your chest and your feet off the ground. Stay here for five deep breaths.

Elevated Wide Squat

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From standing, step your right foot way out to the right, turn your toes out, sink your hips, and bend your knees until they are directly over your ankles. Then come high on the balls of your feet, frame your face with your arms, and stay here for five deep breaths.

Upward Facing Plank Pose 

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From a seated position with your legs long in front of you and together, take your hands behind you, fingers pointing toward your body. Press into your palms as you lift your hips high. Allow your head to fall back if that feels natural for your neck. Stay here for five deep breaths.

Images via Shape.com

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