A Very significant pose for interior stretching and posterior contraction.
How to do:
- Assume a sitting posture as in kneeling. Keep a comfortable distance between knees.
- support the body on toes and knees and gradually lean backwards while breathing in, slowly hold your heels ( don’t put pressure on heels).
- keep your arms straight and push your abdomen and pelvic forward & upward and hang your neck behind.
- Stay in the posture for a few seconds in Normal breathing.
- Release the posture while exhaling.
- Do 2-3 rounds with a pause in between.
- Severe arthritis, knee injury or surgery
- Abdominal inflammations, ulcer.
- cervical spondylosis, slip disc.
- Inverted pressure on Vertebrae
- A relative stretch of the thigh, the abdomen, thorax and neck.
- Give relief from constipation.
- Relieve From backache.
- Improve posture by correcting drooping shoulders and hunched back.
- Good for Asthma, improve breathing.
- Good for the health of ovaries, thyroid and other glands.
Nisha Yadav ( Yoga expert )