Yoga -part XIV
Sit on the ground. Bring both legs together.
Position your hands as shown in the picture 1
Stretch the legs as shown and place them on the ground.
Breathe in and hold the breath while lifting the body.
Lift your body up and turn the head down as shown in the picture 2.
Be in this position for seven to eight seconds.
Practise the asana three times.
[Benefits of the asana]
Practising the asana from the tender age helps improve flexibility of
It strengthens the arms and legs.
It dissolves the excess fat in the body leading to a shaped body.
Helps maintain a slim body.
However, those who with hands that cannot afford the weight of the
entire body should not practise this asana. And also those who suffered
fractures in the hands and legs should refrain.
Model: Malki Nimesha
Instructor: Roland Withanage (Dip. In Yoga - India)