The pure self dwelling and hidden in all beings is smaller than the smallest and greater than the greatest. It reveals itself not to all. For attaining this highest goal through Yoga, first of all the body must be healthy and strong. An ailing achiever neither can stabilize his Chita (mind, ego and intellect) nor can fix his attention at the highest essence.
Yoga Sutra, II.46 says- “The central objective of posture in yoga has been to secure physical ease and poise.”
Some of the selected basic Yogasanas (postures) common to men and women for better living are given below.