Mehrudanasana

By on June 19, 2018

Exercise-124: Merudandasana (The spinal column pose)

  • Assume a sitting position.
  • Bend the legs at the knees and place the soles on the floor in front of the hips.
  • The feet should be about half a meter apart.
  • Hold the big toes and relax the body.
  • Slowly lean the trunk backward and straighten the legs.
  • The arms and legs should be straight and separated as much as possible.

Breathing-

Inhale while seated.
Retain the breath inside while stretching the legs.
Exhale after finishing.



Duration-

For as long as you can comfortably retain the breath.
Do not strain.

Concentration-
On maintaining balance by gazing at a fixed point.
Limitations-
Not recommended for patients of slipped disc or sciatica.
Benefits-

  • Activates the abdominal organs, especially the liver and strengthens the abdominal muscles.
  • Helps to remove intestinal worms, stimulates intestinal peristalsis and tones the entire visceral region.
  • Tones the spinal nerves and strengthens the spinal muscles.
    Develops balance and concentration.

 

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