This pose helps in keeping the back straight and also increase the blood flow to the spine and whole upper area. It is an ideal practice to improve back strength and spinal flexibility. It also helps in reliving stress and improves the posture of the body.
Improves back, buttocks and leg muscles
Helps remove round shoulders, weak and stiff lower back
Regulates thyroid gland
Induces nervous balance
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Steps to perform this pose:
Lie down on the floor in prone pose
Place the palms under the thighs to touch the floor
Or, make a fist interlocking both palms together placed under the thighs
Keep the elbows straight
Keep your feet together with the chin resting on the floor
Inhale and lift the left leg backwards without bending the knee
Hold the lift as long as the inhalation is held (2 seconds)
Exhale and lower the leg down
Complete 5-10 rounds with left leg and repeat with the right leg
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