Basic Yoga Poses

Basic yoga poses are yoga poses you will typically see at a beginner level yoga classes. Sometimes these poses are called beginners yoga poses.

Mountain Pose ~Tadasana

Bridge Pose ~ Setu Bandha Sarvangasana

Cobra Pose ~ Bhujangasana

Corpse Pose ~ Shavasana

Child’s Pose ~ Balasana

Cat Pose ~ Marjaryasana – typically done with Cow Pose

Cow Pose ~ Bitilasana – typically done with Cat Pose

Chair Pose ~ Utkatasana

Easy Pose ~ Sukhasana

Hero Pose ~ Virasana

Tree Pose ~ Vrksasana

Camel Pose ~ Ustrasana

Eagle Pose ~ Garudasana

Extended Triangle Pose ~ Uttitha Trikonasana

Garland Pose (also Squat) ~ Malasana

Seated Staff Pose ~ Dandasana

Standing Halfway Forward Bend

Seated Forward Bend ~ Paschimottanasana

Thunderbolt Pose (also Zen pose) ~ Vajrasana

Upward Salute in Mountain Pose ~ Urdhva Hastasana in Tadasana

Warrior I Pose ~ Virabhadrasana I

Wide Legged Forward Bend