1. Develops joint and muscle flexibility in the hips, knees and spine.
  2. Reduces lower backache.
  3. Improves digestion.
  4. Increases blood circulation.
  5. Helps to alleviate nervous tension, migraine, insomnia, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
  6. Relaxes the body and eases breathing.

Primary Principles:

  1. Foundation: Let the weight of the legs and pelvis descend back and down to the floor. Let the forehead release down so the neck muscles relax.
  2. Primary Movement: Flexion in both of the hips and spine.
  3. Breath: Inhale to prepare the spine. Exhale to move into the pose. Inhale slowly to come out of the pose.

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