Tree pose is a great balancing pose particularly for bringing equilibrium in the body, for both our right and left side.
For a little bit more of a challenge in this pose, you can bring the top of your foot onto the balancing thigh.
Tree pose is a great balancing pose, particularly for building balance on both sides of the body, the right and left. This brings the entire body into equilibrium. This asana also builds strength in the legs, tones the abdomen and works the back muscles. It reduces flat feet and stretched the spine and the arms.
Tree pose helps build focus and concentration. It is an energising pose overall and boosts confidence. It invokes an internal balanced state, bringing centeredness to the mind and body. This asana can help regulate the breath by keeping steady using deep breathing (inhale and count to 5, exhale and count to 5)
Contraindications: (for this, do not bring the head all the way down, just keep head up and straight)
Weak ankles or injury to the knees and legs;
Fluctuations in blood pressure- for this, you can perform tree pose against the wall and keep the arms at heart level, without lifting them up.
TREE POSE VARIATIONS