Exercise-28: Udarakarshan asana

  • Assume a squatting pose with hands on the knees.
  • Bend left knee to the ground while turning the trunk to the right- as much as possible.
  • Keep the hands on the knees and look over the right shoulder.
  • Return to starting position.
  • Repeat same procedure while turning the body in the opposite direction.
  • Twist the body 10 times in each direction.


  • Very useful for people suffering from abdominal ailments because of its compressing and stretching action on the digestive organs and muscles.
  • Relieves constipation.

This asana is also used in shankhaprakashalana.



Energy Block Exercises/Shakti Bandha is good for health

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