This posture is useful for keeping the spinal column straight and flexible. Disorders of back, neck, and waist are eliminated. Muscles of back and neck vertebral discs and also nadis of the abdominal region are purified and their functioning improves. This posture is very beneficial to those who have uterine and menstrual disorders. When a pregnant woman performs this posture in kneeling position childbirth will happen effortlessly. Lung capacity increases if you inhale and exhale deeply during the final position of this asana. Bhujangasana steps:
How to Do Bhujangasana / The Cobra Pose
- Lie down on your stomach
- Stretch and joint the legs, knees of both the leg touch each other.
- Keeping the elbow straight, place the palm near the chest facing the ground.
- Take a full breath and lift your chest area like head, neck, shoulders. Your loads of the midriff or more body will come on your legs and hand.
- Inhaling and exhaling play an important role in this asana.
- Move your head back as much as you can.
- Recommended stretching as long as your body permits.
- Hold your breath for some time in this position.
- Breathing out slowly and bring your upper body to the ground.
- Repeat this cycle for 4-5 times daily.
Top 10 Benefits of Bhujangasana / The Cobra Pose
- Improves the function of the liver, kidney, and pancreas.
- Cures back pain, Spondylitis, Slip disc
- It cures acidity, Indigestion, and Constipation.
- Strengthens the arms and shoulders.
- Helps to improve blood circulation.
- Improves the function of the reproductive organ.
- Provides flexibility in the upper and middle back.
- Relaxes the body muscle and give strength to the spine.
- Good to release stress and fatigue.
- Useful for those suffering from a respiratory disorder such as asthma
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