Dhanurasana

By on September 15, 2018

Execise-75: Dhanurasana (The bow pose)

  • Lie flat on the stomach and inhale fully.
  • Bend the knees and hold the ankles with the hands.
  • Tense the leg muscles and arch the back while simultaneously raising the head, chest and thighs as high as possible.
  • Keep the arms straight.
  • Hold the position for as long as is comfortable.
  • Practice up to 5 times.
  • One may rock backwards and forwards in the final position.
  • Do not repeat the asana until the breath returns to normal.



Breathing-
The breath may be retained inside in the final pose or slow, deep breathing may be practiced.

Concentration On the abdominal region or back.
Limitations-
Not to be practiced by people with hernia, peptic ulcers, intestinal tuberculosis or bent spine.



Benefits-

  • This asana powerfully massages the abdominal organs and muscles.
  • Removes gastro-intestinal disorders, dyspepsia, chronic constipation and sluggishness of the liver.
  • Quickly reduces fat in the abdominal area.

 

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