Tadasana Samasthithi Yoga Pose

About Tadasana Samasthithi

Tadasana Samasthithi is a classic pose that acts as the foundation of all standing yoga poses.

Though it seems deceptively simple, Tadasana has complex benefits. It can help correct muscle imbalances, improve posture, and deepen awareness.

These benefits have a positive impact on other yoga poses, called asanas in Sanskrit, and on daily movements.

Helps treat depression. Improves incorrect posture. Strengthens the knee joints. Revitalizes the feet and corrects flat feet. Reduces sciatic pain. Prevents haemorrhoids. Improves bladder control. Tones and lifts the pelvis and abdomen.

  • Stand with your big toes touching and your heels slightly apart, so the outer edges of your feet are parallel.
  • Distribute pressure evenly between your big toes, little toes, and heels.
  • Lift your arches and press into the outer edges of your feet.
  • Keep your knees slightly bent.
  • Engage your quadriceps and lift your kneecaps upward slightly.
  • Bring your pelvis into a neutral position, maintaining the natural curve of your low back.
  • Activate your core muscles.
  • Elongate your spine and broaden your chest.
  • Draw your shoulder blades together and down the back.
  • Relax your arms by your sides with your palms facing forward.
  • Spread your hands and activate your fingers.
  • Keep your belly relaxed and take slow, deep breaths.
  • Hold this position for up to 1 minute.