How to do Tad asana?

While inhaling, clasp your hands as shown and raise both hands slowly upwards.
Both the palms are facing upwards.
Retain breath; slowly lift your heels so that you stand on your toes.
Stretch all of your body upwards as far as possible.
Keep your legs and arms straight (no bending).
While exhaling, slowly bring your hands down.
Bring your heels on the floor as in starting position.

(Practice it 10-15 times)

Benefits of doing Tad asana

  1. Corrects bad posture by straightening the spine.
  2. Improves the alignment of your body.
  3. Tones the buttock muscles.
  4. Helps to treat depression.
  5. Strengthens the knee joints.


  1. Do not practice any Asana OR Pranayama in which you don’t feel comfortable.
  2. Do not over do the exercises if you feel pain in your body.
  3. Start exercises mildly and then increase the repetitions as per your capacity.
  4. People suffering from Back pain, Slip disc OR chronic disease should only practice Yoga and other exercises under the expert supervision otherwise do not do it.
  5. Pregnant women should only practice Yoga and other exercises only under the supervision of an expert otherwise do not practice any exercise by watching videos or website material.
  6. People with Slip disc should avoid all forward bending exercises while sitting OR Standing.
  7. Do not practice this asana if you have stress-related headaches, migraine, eyestrain, low blood pressure, osteoarthritis of the knees or, bulimia.
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