Tadasana Samasthithi (Steady and firm mountain pose) – 7 Benefits

What is Tadasana Samasthithi (Steady and firm mountain pose)

  • This pose, the starting point of all standing asanas, lifts the sternum, which is the site of the anahata or “heart” chakra.
  • This helps reduce stress and boost your self-confidence, while the perfect balance of the final pose increases your alertness.
  • in Sanskrit, tadasana means “mountain pose” while samasthithi indicates an “upright and steady state.”

Benefits of Tadasana Samasthithi

  1. Improves incorrect posture
  2. Strengthens the knee joints
  3. Revitalizes the feet and corrects flat feet
  4. Reduces sciatic pain
  5. Prevents hemorrhoids
  6. Improves bladder control
  7. Tones and lifts the pelvis

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Stress-related headaches
  • Migraines
  • Eye strain
  • Low blood pressure
  • Osteoarthritis of the knees
  • Bulimia
  • Diarrhea
  • Insomnia
  • Leukorrhea
  • If you have a problem with balance, practice this asana with your feet about 10 in (25 cm) apart