Yoga asanas are a body positions which allow you to control energy and physiological processes by redistributing extension, compression and tension in the body. In other words , these are poses that yogis practice. There are quite a lot of them, but at the initial stage, beginners need to master a few basic ones.
All practices begin with the greeting "Surya Namaskar", and one of the asanas is «downward facing dog» (adho mukha svanasana) . This pose is a classic of yoga, which teaches to develop balance in the body, to increase endurance.
Another basic asana is «plank» (kumbhakasana), which involves the muscles of the core, back,
abs, legs and arms.
Asana «upward facing dog" ( urdhva mukha svanasana) – allows you to achieve maximum stretching of the front part of the body. The pose makes it possible to physically feel a pleasant
surge of energy throughout the body.
Warrior I and Warrior II asanas (virabhadrasana) are static poses which allow fullness of breath and activate the muscles of the legs and buttocks.