Perfect yoga butt. Just saying it holds a power that can inspire you to work harder.

Indeed, it is not enough to have a big butt; it should be tight, and well-toned to give off a superior look that can either inspire or make others envious. If you are wondering how one can achieve a perfectly sculptured yoga butt, you already have the answer: yoga!

Yoga caters to both beginners and advanced yogis. Don’t worry if you are new to yoga; there are tons of asanas that can help you achieve your goal. And in this case, a perfectly proportioned and firm behind!

Although there are many yoga poses that work the gluteus muscles, we’ve selected the best ones for you. Not to mention, these poses can be done by a beginning yogi!

1. Chair Pose

Yoga Chair Pose

Known as Utkatasana in Sanskrit, the chair pose strengthens the arms and legs and also works and tones the glutes. To do it:

  • Stand with feet hip-distance apart and arms by the sides.
  • Bend your knees as if about to sit on a chair, bringing your thighs as parallel to the ground as possible and pushing your hips back and leaning forward.
  • Keep a straight back and raise your arms up toward the ceiling.
  • Hold the position for 5 breaths.
  • If you want an extra challenge, stay in the position balancing yourself on the balls of your feet and leaning your upper body closer to your thighs.

2. Reverse Plank Pose

Upward (Reverse) Plank Pose

Stretching the entire front of the body, the reverse plank pose is an amazing asana to strengthen the arms, shoulders, core, and glutes. To do it:

  • Sit on a mat with legs together and extended in front of you. Bring your hands behind you with fingers pointing toward the feet.
  • Press your palms against the mat to raise your hips toward the ceiling. If it feels comfortable, allow your head to fall back.
  • Hold the position for 5 breaths.

3. One-legged Plank Pose

Not only does this pose accelerates your heart rate, it also tones your arms, core, glutes, and legs. To do it:

  • Get down into a plank position with legs extended behind and hands directly under the shoulders.
  • Raise your right foot toward the ceiling so that your leg is in line with the spine.
  • Hold the position for 5 breaths. Repeat on the other side.

4. Side Plank Pose

All variations of the plank work the glutes, and the side plank pose is one of them! To do it:

  • Begin on a high plank position with legs extended behind and hands directly under the shoulders.
  • Shift your weight through your right hand and forearm, then roll your body to the right, stacking your left foot on top of the right.
  • Reach your left arm and turn your gaze toward the ceiling.
  • Hold the position for 5 breaths. Repeat on the other side.

5. Diver’s Pose

Another yoga pose that will surely tone your butt is the diver’s pose. It is a simple pose that builds balance and strength of the core, back, legs, and feet. To do it:

  • Stand with feet shoulder-distance apart, knees bent a little, and arms by the sides.
  • Come high on the balls of the feet, and slowly bend from the hips until your upper body is almost parallel to your thighs. Look down so that the back of the head is in alignment with the spine.
  • Keep your arms by the side of the torso, reaching it toward the ceiling.
  • Hold the position for 5 breaths.

6. Warrior I

Warrior I Yoga Pose

An asana that gives honor to a mythical warrior, the Warrior I does not only strengthen the back, arms, and legs but also works and tones the buttocks. To do it:

  • Stand with feet hip-distance apart and arms by the sides.
  • Step your feet widely, approximately 4 feet wide. Turn your right foot out at a 90-degree angle, while the left foot is pivoted inwards at 45 degrees.
  • Press into the feet and raise your arms up toward the ceiling so that your upper arms frame your face.
  • Contract your core and butt muscles as you hold the position for 5 breaths. Repeat on the other side.

7. Warrior II

Warrior II Yoga Pose

Another warrior asana, Warrior II takes the pose into a higher level that stretches the chest, shoulders, inguinal region, legs, and ankles. To do it:

  • From Warrior I, extend your arms out to the sides, with the left arm reaching toward the back and the right to the front.
  • Bend the right knee so that it is directly over the ankle and keep your left leg straight.
  • Contract your core and butt muscles as you hold the position for 5 breaths. Repeat on the other side.

8. Warrior III

Warrior III Yoga Pose

Warrior II progresses into a more complex asana called the Warrior III. Also known as the airplane pose, this asana develops your balance and builds the strength of the shoulders, back, glutes, and legs. To do it:

  • From Warrior II, slightly bend your right knee and shift your weight to the right foot.
  • Simultaneously lift and extend your left leg behind and fold from the hips. Your upper body and left leg should be parallel to the ground.
  • Once steady, keep your hands by the sides in line with the body.
  • Contract your core and butt muscles as you hold the position for 5 breaths. Repeat on the other side.

9. Locust Pose

Superman yoga pose

The locust pose or Salabhasana in Sanskrit bends the back, strengthens the arms, legs, and torso, and tones the glute muscles. To do it:

  • Lie on your belly with your big toes together and arms by the sides.
  • Clasp your arms behind the buttocks, then simultaneously lift your chest and feet off the mat.
  • Hold the position for 5 breaths.

To achieve your butt goals or any goals for that matter, you have to work for it. If you often ask how, then let this post complement your diet and exercise routine for a bigger, stronger, and tighter buttocks!

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