Tadasana formed with two words Tāḍa + Asana, Tāḍa means palm tree or mountain and Asana means posture.
This asana teaches one to attain stability and firmness and forms the base for all the standing asana.


Place your blanket or your yoga mat on the surface.

Stand up and make a distance of about 2-3 inches between your legs.
Inhale slowly and lift your arms up to the shoulder level in the front, interlock the fingers, and turn the wrist outwards. Raise the arms up above your head.
Raise the heels off the floor and balance on the toes as you raise your arms. Stay in this position for 10-30 seconds.
Bring the heels down. Exhale slowly release the interlock of the fingers and bring the arms down and come back to standing posture.


This āsana brings stability in the body.

This āsana helps to clear up congestion of the spinal nerves and corrects faulty posture.
This āsana helps to increase the childrens height.
This āsana stretch the body from bottom to top, hence this is one of the best āsana for runners, swimmers and bike riders.


Avoid lifting the heals in case of arthritis, varicose veins and vertigo.

Avoid this Asana in case of dizziness.
Avoid this Asana if you have head or leg injury.
Avoid this Asana if you had appendicitis operation in last six months.