Each yoga pose has a physical advantage , if done correctly. There are forward bend poses that stretches the hamstrings. Back bend poses to strengthen your back. Twisting poses to detox the organs and balance postures to improve your focus. An other word for yoga posture is asana. Most traditional asanas are adapted for the modern life of western society. In yoga posters you can use ” props” (bricks, straps or blankets). These props can help to align the pose. During the practice of postures you’re encouraged to maintain your focus on the breath. Besides the postures and the breathing exercises, meditations ar also a key component of yoga.