This one goes out to anyone who has been repeatedly told to stand up straight.
Good posture is the foundation for a well-functioning body, which means you need to observe the way you carry yourself when you're upright. In the Udaya video above, yoga instructor Vytas Baskauskas demonstrates a few standing yoga moves that will transform your posture for the better. The sequence is designed to strengthen your body so you spend less time hunched over.
The poses are simple enough that even beginners can tackle them with ease. The more you incorporate these moves into your regular routine, the easier it will be to stand tall. And won't that make your mother proud?