Exercise-59: Akarna dhanurasana

  • Stand erect with feet shoulder breadth apart and arms on the sides.
  • Take a short step forward with the right leg.
  • Clench the right fist and stretch it upward and sideways to bring it over the right foot and slightly above eye level.
  • Clench the left fist and bring it slightly behind the right fist.
  • Gaze over the right fist as if holding a bow.
  • Inhale and pull the left fist back to the left ear- as if drawing a bow- the head should move back slightly with this motion and neck muscles become taut.
  • Exhale and release the imaginary bow string as if releasing the arrow.
  • Relax the neck and bring the left fist forward to the right fist.
  • Repeat 5 times on each side.

Benefits- Develops the biceps, pectoral and neck muscles.



Standing and Bending Asanas are good for our health

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