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VAKRASANA

(TWISTED POSE)

Before you start with any asana or breathing exercise, it is always advised to start with a warm-up yoga.  

Vakrasana (Twisted Pose)

 

Benefits:

  • It helps to strengthen the spinal cord and nervous system.

  • Helps to stretch shoulder muscles and ribs Joints. Also improves the function of intestine, pancreas, spleen, adrenal gland and liver.

  • It helps to tone all the organs in the abdomen, controls diabetic and reduces belly fat.

 

How to Do?

  • Sit and stretch both the legs in front; fold your right leg and keep right foot near to left knee.

  • Breathe in Keep your right arm (Which leg you are folding same side hand) at the back as shown and hold your right foot by the left arm from outwards. (This is mainly to lock your hip movement)

  • While breath out twists your upper body and turn your neck towards the right shoulder. (Try to maintain your shoulder turned by 90 Deg.)

  • Do normal breathe in and out for 3 rounds. Feel the stretch of shoulder, chest, neck, spine and Stomach muscles in this stage. Breathe in and come back to normal. Repeat the steps for left leg. Perform 2-3 cycle to get more benefit.

 

Caution:

  • Those suffering from ulcer or enlargement of the liver or undergone any surgery in the stomach should not practice this Yoga.

  • Those suffering from any injury of the hips, shoulders, and neck should not do this Yoga.

I will be narrating the steps to follow. Please watch the video and keep up.

Comments are highly appreciated. Don’t hesitate to ask any questions.

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Here is the video!