Exercise-114: Druta halasana (The dynamic plough pose)

  • Lie on the back with the arms straight and the shoulders relaxed.
    Roll the legs quickly over the head and touch the toes to the floor behind the head.
  • Roll rapidly back to the supine position and immediately bend forward into paschimottanasana.
  • Keep the legs straight and try to touch the knees with the forehead. Resume the seated pose and repeat with an even, flowing motion.
    Practice up to 10 times.


  • Inhale deeply and exhale fully before starting.
  • Retain outside while rolling.
  • Inhale when stationary.

Follow this asana with a backward bending pose.
Be careful not to strain any muscles or the lungs.
This asana is not to be practiced by old or infirm people, sufferers of sciatica, or beginners.

  • This asana tones the kidneys and supra-renal glands, activates
  • intestinal peristalsis, facilitates the breakdown of fats by exercising the liver and gall bladder, and stretches the pelvic region.
  • It improves digestion and removes constipation.



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