03/19/2015 08:04 am ET | Updated May 19, 2015

The Best Energy-Boosting Yoga Poses

In a day and age when the most extreme and intense exercise styles are constantly touted as "the best," therapeutic workouts like yoga are often overlooked for their energy-boosting benefits.

Of course, depending on what type of class you take or practice you follow, yoga is often easy-going, relaxing and peaceful.

The Best Energy-Boosting Yoga Poses

But it also has a certain kind of revitalizing power that that can help your body and mind to both unwind and recharge all at the same time.

Feeling like you need to replenish your energy and uplift your mood? Try a few or all of the following energy-boosting yoga poses recommended by expert instructors.

- Katie Rosenbrock, The Active Times