Prishthasana

By on October 5, 2018

Exercise-85: Prishthasana (The back pose)

  • Stand erect with the feet about 12 inches apart.
    Raise the arms over the head.
  • Slowly bend the trunk backward from the waist, simultaneously bending the legs so that the knees move forward.
  • Move the arms to the sides and reach down to grasp the ankles.
  • Then bend the head backwards and try to lower the head and back near to the floor.



This is easier if the toes point to the side.
Concentration-
On relaxing the back and maintaining balance.
Limitations-
Not for people with high blood pressure, coronary thrombosis, stomach ulcers or serious back ailments.
Benefits-

  • This asana stretches and tones the abdominal muscles and organs.
  • It removes stagnant blood from the back and strengthens the legs.
  • It stimulates and tones the spinal nerves and develops balance.

 

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Backward Bending Asanas

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