[Calculator] How Many Calories Does Yoga Burn?

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[Calculator] How Many Calories Does Yoga Burn?Yoga is beneficial both for mental as well as physical health. It can help you sleep better, alleviate anxiety and depression, and aid in weight loss.

If you’ve been practicing yoga regularly, then you’ve probably wondered how many calories you can burn with yoga. You’ve come to the right place.

Our Yoga Calories Calculator below will help you find out how many calories you can burn in a regular yoga session.

[Calculator] How Many Calories Does Yoga Burn?

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3 Most Effective Yoga Asanas to Burn Calories and Lose Weight

Now that you have a fair idea as to how many calories you can burn with yoga, let’s take a look at 3 of the best asanas that are most effective for weight loss.

1. Boat Pose (Naukasana)

Boat pose (Naukasana)

In this asana, your body comes into a V-shape, balancing entirely on the buttocks. Lift your legs and back high and extend your arms forward and parallel to the ground.

Click here for step-by-step instructions on how to do boat pose.

2. Warrior II Pose (Virabhadrasana II)

Warrior II Pose (Virabhadrasana II)

Starting from Tadasana (mountain pose), spread your feet wide with the front foot turned fully out and the back foot turned slightly. Extend your arms fully with the palms down, at shoulder level with your gaze firmly planted on the front hand.

Click here for detailed instructions on this pose.

3. Extended Side Angle Pose (Utthita Parsvakonasana)

Extended Side Angle Pose (Utthita Parsvakonasana)

Starting from Tadasana, spread your legs wide apart, with the feet turned out as for Trikonasana (triangle pose), and with the arms are stretched out sideways. Bend one knee to a right angle and place one hand on the floor just behind the foot. Next, stretch the upper arm in line with the body straight out, above the ear.

Click here for detailed instructions on this pose.

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