There IS such thing as a “yoga booty, and this beginner yoga workout to tone your booty will help you get this seemingly mythical achievement!
While a great yoga workout will definitely help you find your Zen, the practice isn’t just about breathing and meditating. In fact,
In fact, if you do the poses in the right combination you can burn serious calories, and tone and sculpt your muscles.
The health benefits of yoga are plentiful too. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health says that studies find that people who practice yoga regularly have an improved quality of life.
Other perks include reduced stress, a lower resting heart rate and blood pressure, less anxiety, improved low-back pain and function, relieving depression and insomnia, and better overall fitness, strength, and flexibility.
And let’s not forget the phenomenon of the yoga booty.
What was once a term you could only find in Urban Dictionary has evolved into everyday language to describe a tight, high, sculpted rear end that looks perfect in yoga pants.
Here we’ve put together a series of poses that are perfect for beginners that will help you build your yoga booty by focusing on movements that activate your glutes and core to build an amazing physique.
All you need is a yoga mat, a quiet space, and a comfy outfit (might we suggest yoga pants?) and you’re ready to get started.
Beginner Yoga Workout to Tone Your Booty
Standing Forward Bend
Start with your feet hip distance apart and take a deep breath in bringing your hands overhead.
As you exhale, lift your kneecaps, extend through your spine and fold forward. Keep your knees straight and your head neutral as you reach towards the floor.
This movement will activate your glutes and lower back, and give you a nice stretch on the way down.
Hold at the bottom, then inhale and reverse the position coming back to standing.