How To Get A Better Butt With Yoga

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How to Get a Better Butt With Yoga
Who says that yoga is meant only for creating a perfect balance between our body and mind? It can help you a lot in sculpting and molding your assets and turn you into a true ‘hot bod’. No, I’m not going to talk about how you can carve your upper body into a perfect shape. Rather, let us talk about ‘yoga butt’ today. Yoga asanas are really effective in strengthening and toning up our gluteal muscles, which eventually gives firmer, higher and rightly-proportioned butt. It is nothing but your own body weight that makes your lower body look fab with yoga!

Sounds interesting?

Check out the yoga poses to tighten buttocks, below:

1. Downward-Facing Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana)

This is a part of the well-known Sun Salutation sequence and is the perfect butt lift workout. It is known to be one of the most effective yoga poses for firming up the booty.

  • Place yourself on the floor with your hands a little ahead of your shoulders and your knees right below your hips.
  • Spread your palms out and keep them parallel to each other. Your toes should be turned under.
  • Now, breathe out gradually and raise your knees off the floor.
  • Take a deep breath and pull your tailbone out from the rear of your pelvis and squeeze it into the pubis.
  • Also, raise your sitting bones up and pull your inner legs into the groins.
  • Breathe out once again, while pushing the upper parts of your thighs back and spreading your heels on the ground. Keep your knees straight yet unlocked at the same time.
  • Narrow down the anterior section of the pelvis by making the outer thighs firmer and moving the upper thighs a little inward.
  • Plant the bases of your index fingers on the floor, tighten up your outer arms and raise the remaining section of your hands up slowly.
  • Push your shoulder blades towards your tailbone and widen them gradually. Make sure that your head is lying in between your upper arms instead of hanging in the air.
  • Hold the pose for 2-3 minutes and then return to the starting position.

[Also Read: Yoga For Pregnant Women]

Downward-Facing Dog Pose
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2. Three-Legged Down Dog Pose (Tri Pada Adho Mukha Svanasana)

It is a simple variation of the previous yoga pose, which can be practiced to achieve the similar results.

  • Start in the downward-facing dog pose.
  • Raise up your left leg in the air, slowly but steadily, and bring it in line with your spine. Your shoulders must be parallel with the ground this time.
  • Hold the position for 5 respective breaths and then relax.

You can also appear taller and firmer by using yoga, particularly with this asana.

Three-Legged Down Dog Pose
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3. Warrior 1 Pose (Virabhadrasana 1)

In this basic yoga asana, we need to work mainly on our glutes, which helps in toning our butt perfectly.

  • Start in the downward-facing dog position.
  • Take a step forward with your right foot and push the left foot back at an angle, while pressing it slightly against the floor.
  • Lift your arms up together so that they frame your face. Also, point them towards the ceiling.
  • Hold the position for 5 consecutive deep breaths and then swap the side.
Warrior 1 Pose
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4. Warrior 2 Pose (Virabhadrasana 2)

This is a more effective version of the previous pose, which not only gives a firmer and perkier booty, but also strengthens the entire core.

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  • To start with, follow the first two steps of the warrior 1 pose.
  • Open your arms slowly to make an angle of 180-degrees between them (stretch your right arm toward the front part of your body and left arm toward the back).
  • Also, widen your chest and hips as you open your arms.
  • Bend your right knee a little forward to align it with the ankle.
  • Take 5 deep breaths and change the side.

[Also Read: Safe Yoga Pull-ups Made Easy for Women]

5. Chair Pose (Utkatasana)

If you want to get a tight sexy back through yoga, you simply can’t ignore practicing this highly popular asana. From your core to your thighs to your glutes, it can tone up almost everything.

Good luck!

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