Yoga is one of the most underrated yet immensely beneficial forms of exercise that one can practice to stay healthy and fit. Especially, in the case of couples, it is all the more necessary to indulge in activities like Yoga in order to connect on a deeper, physical level. And, when it comes to Yoga, there are literally endless options when it comes to the poses. Today, we have listed a few of the amazing couples yoga poses that are going to motivate you to practice Yoga with your partner and stay healthy and happy!
Mountain Pose (Tadasana)
This is possibly one of the most fundamental and traditional poses in Yoga. All you have to do is stand with your feet together, maintain the natural curve in your spine, palms facing the insides, and draw your shoulder-blades away from your ears. This pose helps to improve posture and balance, strengthens your legs and core muscles, and helps in increasing the energy levels.
Tree Pose (Vrikshasana)
If you are looking to strengthen your body, improve your balance and flexibility, then the Tree pose is ideal for your couple bonding. This can be done by first standing in a Mountain pose and focusing on one particular point. Then, you can proceed to lifting one foot of your partner and placing it on the inner thigh of the other partner. Your palms should then be clasped together and you should proceed to lean in slowly and begin to balance.
Partner Boat Pose (Paripurna Navasana)
This pose is perfect for the couple who are looking to get a good waist, abdominal, and arm workout. You can begin this pose by sitting opposite your partner and stretching the legs out in front. Now, you both need to clasp the arms behind each other’s back, as this will help you to maintain the balance. Then, you both must need to bring your body up with your feet lifted off the ground and maintain this position for as long as you can.
Partner Twisting Chair (Parivrtta Utkatasana)
This pose is quite interesting and it helps you to both deepen the bonds between the couple and to challenge the body. You will begin by both standing in Mountain pose and making sure that you are facing each other. Then, one of you can bend into a slight chair position and stick your arm out to the side. The other partner, then needs to press their hands onto the back of the other, to help them deepen the twist. Stay in this position for 30 seconds and then switch sides.
Partner Yogi Squat (Utkatasana)
This pose requires a good amount of balance and can help the couple to feel much stronger and more connected than they