Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Vrksasana(Tree Pose)

  • This is the tree pose. You must stand straight and erect.
  •  Your hands must be locked straight by your sides, your heels and big toes of your feet touching each other.
  •  Now bend the right knee and bring the right foot and place it in the left inner thigh.
  •  Now, make sure your right knee is pointing outwards with your foot pointing downwards. You are bearing your weight evenly on the left foot.
  • Make sure your hips are pointing forwards and raise your hands over your head, keeping your elbows locked straight on either side of your ears.
  • Stay like this for thirty seconds breathing easily.
  • Then relax and return to Tadasana.


  • High blood pressure.
  • Students with this condition should refrain from lifting the arms overhead.


  • Builds concentration, focus, and postural balance.
  • Reduces stress, it is nearly impossible to worry and remain balanced at the same time.
  • Develops strength and stability in the feet and ankles.
  • Stabilizes and strengthens both superficial and deep hip muscles. Removes fatigue of legs.

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