Do you know how much memory and concentration power contributes to your life?
Whether you are a student, entrepreneur, job seeker or a businessman.
Anyone of them can only do their work if their mental condition remains concentrated towards the work.
Do you feel stress or depression while doing any important work?
And cannot be able to concentrate on one work at a time due to lack of concentration power? If yes, then you have come to the right place.
In this blog, we will discuss various yoga poses which will help you to increase your concentration power as well as memory power.
Before starting this, you should know why you must do these yoga poses and what kind of benefit you will get by practising it.
After doing it you can easily be able to control the ability to focus on particular work will increase.
Also, the freedom to choose your thoughts with clarity will increase.
After doing these yoga poses your memory will become sharp, also your self-confidence, inner strength and willpower will increase.
Let us now discuss the yoga poses to increase concentration power.
What’s in for me?
Tree Pose (Vriksasana)
The first pose for increasing concentration power is Vrikshasana which is also known as the tree pose.
To practice this asana, first of all, stand on a yoga mat in a straight position.
Now raise your left leg upward with folding with the help of your hands and place it on the right knee.
Try to make balance with one leg. After standing in a comfortable position with one leg, raise both hands by taking a deep breath and join them upward like you’re doing prayer.
Hold your body in this position by keeping your eyes open. Try to put all your focus on a single point.
This position will help you to increase your concentration power which will help you to do any other work with proper concentration.
After you reach your capacity, slowly put your hands downward with exhaling. And then put your left leg on the initial position.
Again repeat this procedure by raising your right leg and placing it on the left knee. Now raise both the hands by taking a deep breath.
Keep your focus on one point and hold your body in this position.
After holding it for at least 8-10 seconds, release your hands by exhaling and also your right leg to its initial position.
Do this procedure ten times to get better concentration power results.
Eagle Pose (Garudasana)
We will discuss Garudasana, which is also known as the eagle pose. To practice this pose, you have to stand straight on the floor.
Now raise your left leg slightly and fold it with the right leg.
Meanwhile, also fold both the hands with each other. Now you are standing on your right leg only.
After doing this, bend your body forward, take a deep breath and hold it for 8-10 seconds.
After completion, shift your body backwards in a straight position by releasing hands as well as the left leg and exhale.
Again repeat this procedure by folding your right leg on the left leg.
Now fold both the hands together by joining the palms.
After holding for 8 to 10 seconds, shift towards the backward position and come to your initial position by releasing both hands as well as the right leg, do this process 10 times.
Remember you are doing this posture and try to hold your body by focusing on a single point which will increase your concentration power.
This asana also helps to strengthen the ankles and calves, shoulders as well as upper back and ultimately increase the sense of body balance with better concentration power.
Side Plank (Vasisthasana)
So, the next concentration power asana is vashishth asana also known as side plank.
Before learning the vashishth asana we should know something about the ‘Plank’.
Firstly, sleep on a yoga mat by putting your stomach on the floor and back towards the sky.
Now place both elbows on the floor by making an angle of 90 degrees.
Take a deep breath and place both the legs straightly by making an angle of 180 degrees from head till the heels.
Hold it for at least 5 to 7 seconds, if you feel this easy then you can increase the time of holding as per your capacity.
Now we will discuss ‘Side Plank’.
To perform this asana, firstly we have to come in a plank position.
Now shift your body from left to right sideways keeping your elbows in the 90-degree position and legs straight.
Raise your left hand upward and take a deep breath.
Hold it for at least 7 to 10 seconds for the beginner but if you can easily hold it increase the time slightly till you reach your capacity.
Now put your hand downward by exhaling and come to the plank position downward towards the left side and then relax.
Again perform this pose on the left side by shifting your body from left to right sideways and raise your hand by inhaling.
Try to make a right angle triangle between your hand, floor and body.
Hold it for at least 7 to 10 and then again come to your plank position by exhaling.
At the beginner level, perform this asana at least 5-7 times each side.
This asana strengthens our arms, belly, legs and also strengthens the back of the legs which results in increased concentration power.
What are the precautions we should take before this yoga asana?
Students who have serious wrist or elbow injuries must not do this pose as they may get injured more likely.
Now let us discuss Shirshasana which is also known as the headstand.
This is a typical pose that you should not do at a beginner level because if you do this asana without anyone’s supervision then you may get injured badly.
The headstand pose can be executed only if our body is fit and balanced from all the sides.
To perform this asana, firstly you should sit in a Vajrasana position and place your head on the yoga mat.
For the support, you can also place both the hands near the head.
Now slightly shift your body weight towards the head by the help of your hands push the bodyweight towards the head.
Now take a deep breath and raise your right leg upward and then simultaneously raise your left leg as well.
Try to balance by making a vertical straight line with your body. Hold for some time and do not shiver your body at any constraint.
After when you reach your capacity, slowly move your left leg downward and simultaneously put down your right leg as well.
After keeping both your legs on the floor, exhale.
This asana helps in increasing the concentration power of our whole body in one go.
While doing this asana, our blood may come to your head which helps in regulating blood circulation and maintaining pressure in the whole body with perfection.
This asana helps in stimulating the functioning of pineal and pituitary glands and increases concentration power.
It also helps in better functioning and coordination of endocrine glands.
Removes depression anxiety and mental fatigue as well and develops concentration power.
I hope that you like this blog if you do the above-mentioned yoga poses on a regular basis.
You can easily increase your concentration as well as memory power very effectively.
Because before doing any work physical as well as a mental condition should be good.
Practising these asanas for at least three to four months results in your day to day life.
So, now to conclude we have discussed the benefits of concentration power, problems that can occur if we are not concentrated towards our work major memory booster yoga poses.