6. Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon Pose)
Ardha Chandrasana or the Half Moon Pose channelizes the lunar energies into your body. The pose is a basic level Hatha Yoga asana that works best when practiced at dawn or dusk. Your stomach must be empty during the time of practice. Try to hold the pose for at least 15 to 30 seconds.
Benefits: The asana makes your thighs and ankles stronger and stretches your calves. It increases your concentration levels and gives your body a better sense of coordination. It also relieves stress and improves digestion.
7. Natarajasana (Dance Pose)
Natarajasana or the Dance Pose is an asana that, if done right, resembles one of the dancing poses of the Hindu God, Lord Shiva. It is an intermediate level Vinyasa Yoga asana. Practice the asana early in the morning on an empty stomach or in the evening after a gap of 4 to 6 hours from your last meal. Hold the pose for at least 15 to 30 seconds during practice.
Benefits: Natarajasana is one of the best yoga poses for buttocks toning as it strengthens your hips and legs. It increases your metabolism, aids weight loss, stretches your thighs, and improves your posture. It makes your body flexible and increases your focus and balance.