Naukasana

By on May 14, 2018

Exercise-21: Naukasana (i)

  • Lie flat on the back, arms on the side with palms facing down.
  • Inhale and raise the legs, arms, head and the trunk.
  • The head and feet should be raised just about 1 foot off the ground.
  • The position of arms should be held at the same level and in line with the toes.
  • Hold the raised position for a comfortable length of time.
  • Exhale and return to the starting position.
  • Relax the body.
  • Repeat 5 times.

NAUKASANA2

Exercise-21: Naukasana (ii)

  • Repeat the same asana with the fists clenched and the whole body raised as much as possible.
  • While exhaling return to the floor without hurting your back.

Precautions-
Inhale while raising the body.

  1. Exhale while lowering the body.
  2. Retain breath inside while in the elevated position.
  3. Do not strain- retain elevated position till abdominal muscles start to vibrate.
  4. Should be performed at the end of Pawanmuktasan series and immediately after awakening in the morning.

 



 

Benefits-

  • Very good for relaxing the muscles and joints.
  • Benefits the nervous and tense persons by providing immediate relief.
  • Helps in removing worms from the intestine and stomach.
  • Improves digestive process by stimulating intestinal peristalsis.

 

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