CHANDIGARH,29.09.20-It is also called JANUPADASANA. Asna is very good for digestive system.
STEPS
Squat with the feet apart and the hands on the knees. Inhale Deeply..
Exhale , bringing the right knee to the floor near the left foot.
Using left hand as a lever, push the left knee towards the right, simultaneously twisting to the left.
Keep the inside of the right foot on the floor.
Try to squeeze the lower abdomen with the combined pressure of both thighs.
Look over the left shoulder.
Hold the breath for a few seconds in this final position. Inhale while returning to the starting position.
Repeat on the other side of the body to complete one round.
Practice 5-10 rounds
AWARENESS to be on the alternate stretch and compression of the lower abdomen and on the synchronised breath.
PEOPLE WITH KNEE PROBLEMS OR SCIATICA SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT.
BENEFITS
This pose is very useful for abdominal ailments because it alternatively compresses and stretches the organs and muscles of the region. It also relieves constipation.
NOTE -THIS IS PART OF ASNAS PRACTICED IN SHANKHAPRAKSHALANA . NEVER OVER STRETCH THE BACH AS THE BODY BEGINS TO FEEL LIGHTER AND MORE FLEXIBLE.
Dr. M K VIRMANI
NATUROPATH & YOGA THERAPIST
Chairman Chandigarh Yoga Association
( Affiliated to Yoga Federation Of India)
Mobile 9815992473