Santolanasana

By on July 3, 2018

All other details for the variations are as given for nataraja asana preparatory form.

Exercise-130: Santolanasana (the balancing pose)

  • Assume the cat pose (marjariasana).
  • Raise the hips and straighten the knees to form the mountain pose (sumeru asana).
  • Move the shoulders forward and drop the hips until the body is straight and taut.
  • The arms should be vertical.



Additions-
Additition-1

  • Raise one arm and roll the body onto the side.
  • The upper hand will rest on the upper thigh.
  • Roll back to the basic pose and repeat this movement on the opposite side.

Addition-2
Raise one arm and place it behind the back.
Addition-3
Raise one leg and stretch it back and upward.
Breathing-

  • Practice the base pose with normal breathing.
  • Retain the breath inside when practicing the additions.

Duration-
Practice this asana for as long as possible.
Benefits-
This pose develops the nervous system.

 

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