Matsyasana

MATSYASANA

Beneļ¬ts:

  1. Strengthens the muscles of the heart.
  2. Tones the upper spine.
  3. Stimulates the pineal, pituitary and thyroid glands.
  4. Aids in digestion.
  5. Tones the kidneys.

Primary Principles:

  1. Foundation: Femurs and ischial bones drop into the floor. Shoulder loop activates and lifts the chest from the ground.
  2. Primary Movement: Flexion in hips and knees. Extension in spine. Hyper extension in the cervical spine.
  3. Breath: Inhale into the pose. Exhale to release from the pose.

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