Utkata in Sanskrit means “difficult, awkward, powerful, furious, above the usual, intense” and asana means pose. It’s also known as Chair pose. It is an important Sun Salutation component.
◾Here I’m doing a variation by lifting my heels up onto the balls of my feet.
1.Begin in Tadasana (Mountain Pose). Stand with your big toes touching, heels slightly apart. Lift and spread your toes. Feel yourself rooted to the ground.
2. Now, raise your arms above your head, perpendicular to the floor. Either keep your arms parallel, palms facing inward or touch your palms together.
3. Bend your knees and bring your thighs as parallel to the floor as possible. Your knees should come out over your feet and your torso should lean forward over the thighs, more or less forming a right angle with them.
4. Keep your back long, with a slight curve in it, and keep the inner thighs parallel to each other.
1. Tones the leg muscles excellently.
2. Strengthens hip flexors, ankles, calves, and back.
3. Stretches chest and shoulders.
4. Reduces symptoms of flat feet.
5. Stimulates the heart, diaphragm, and abdominal organs.
6. Minor defect of the back is resolved.
7. Helps reduce fats around the abdominal region.
Those with high blood pressure should refrain from lifting the arms and keep their palms holding the hips. Those with knee conditions should not bend their knees too much. One can take the pose with their back leaning against the wall. Those who are flat-footed should curl their toes.
Severe neck issues.
Women with the prolapsed uterus or who are in the first trimester of pregnancy should avoid this pose.
Yoga is an excellent tool of promotive health that can enrich modern medicine. The practise of Yoga leads to the efficient functioning of the body with homeostasis through improved functioning of the psycho-immune-neuro- endocrine system. A balanced equilibrium between the sympathetic and parasympathetic wings of the autonomic nervous system leads to the dynamic state of health.
Hypertension is also called “High Blood Pressure” is a serious medical condition. It happens when the force of blood pumping through your arteries is too strong.
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The pain will become less day by day as the injury heals. But Chronic pain is different from typical pain. With chronic pain, your body continues to send pain signals to your brain, even after the injury heals. This can last for several weeks to years. Chronic pain can limit your mobility and reduce your flexibility, strength and endurance. it will be difficult to perform daily tasks and activities.