Bhujangasana – How to practice & Benefits

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Bhujangasana – How to practice & Benefits

Bhujangasana also can also be called as cobra pose since Bhujang refers to snake and asana means pose.

Uses:

•    This asana will strengthen the Shoulder Joints and open up the Shoulder and neck

•    The Lungs will enlarge to get a deep breath

•    The Intestine will get more energy to digest easily

•    Thyroid and Parathyroid insulin will be balanced

•    Strengthens the entire spine and shoulders.

•    Upper and middle back gets flexibility

•    Expands the chest

•    Reduces tiredness and stress

Time to follow for better results: Morning before breakfast and evening before dinner

Guidelines:

•    Everyone can do this asana

•    Avoid in the time of pregnancy

•    Avoid if you have cracked ribs or broken wrists

•    Avoid if you had any recent abdominal surgeries [such as for hernia].

•    Avoid if you suffer from Carpel Tunnel Syndrome.

Procedure:

Step 1: Lie down on the yoga mat with your stomach and toes flat on the floor

Step 2: Then rest your forehead on the ground.

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Step 3: Close both legs together, with your feet and heels lightly touching each other.

Step 4:  Make sure that your Palms are by the side of your trunk, keep your elbows parallel and closer to the body

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Step 5: Then slowly lift your head, chest and abdomen. Move the head upwards as much as you can. Inhale a deep breathe inwards simultaneously. See to it that the Deep breath is taken in slowly, don’t inhale fast, and be slow and deep.

Step 6: Then slowly breathe out and Move the head downwards, chest and abdomen and come to the 1st position and relax and repeat the process for 3 times

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