6 Yoga Poses that Lift and Tighten Your Butt

These booty-sculpting poses feel incredible!

6 Yoga Poses that Lift and Tighten Your Butt

Yoga is often thought of as a light and easy form of exercise, but that’s not always the case. While there are less demanding yoga routines available, many can actually be quite challenging when performed correctly. If your goal is to tighten and shape your booty, combining strength training with a flexibility routine is the most effective course of action. For this reason, we’ve put together 6 of our favorite yoga poses that lift and tighten your butt, to perform in conjunction with your current strength training routine. 

If you’re not currently following a strength program, you might want to consider one of these great options:

Yoga Poses that Lift and Tighten Your Butt

What you need: a yoga mat or towel

What to do: For this yoga routine, watch the video demonstrations for each exercise below, and then try to hold each pose for 10 breaths per leg (as needed.) Advance to progressing through the yoga routine like a circuit, inhaling and exhaling, while transitioning from one pose to the next. Complete two circuits of 10 breaths for each pose.


  1. Downward Dog with Leg Lifts to Ab Crunch
  2. Crescent Lunge
  3. Half Moon Pose
  4. Tree Pose
  5. Chair Pose
  6. Bridge Pose

Instructional Videos for Yoga Poses

Downward Dog with Leg Lifts to Ab Crunch

Crescent Lunge

Half Moon Pose

Tree Pose

Chair Pose

Bridge Pose

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Editor’s Note: Originally published Jan 13, 2014.

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Allison Gentry

Allison attended East Tennessee State University where she graduated with a Bachelors in Exercise Science. She earned her certification as a personal trainer through Aerobics & Fitness Association of America. Allison is currently in her final year of study in the pursuit of a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. In her free time she participates in extreme obstacle course racing, having completed one Tough Mudder and a Trifecta of Spartan Races.

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1 Comment

  1. You should never have your knee as far forward as the girl in the first picture unless you only want to be able to do that for a couple weeks.

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