Yoga - Part III
Leg lifting posture
(Uttana pada asana)
This asana helps control the budging of the stomach and dissolve the
fat deposited on the sides of the waist. Regular practising of this
posture helps maintain a shaped figure and narrower waist. In addition
you will be able to control your weight.
However, persons suffering from high blood pressure, back aches and
hernia should not practice this posture. Pregnant women and those who
have undergone surgery lately should also refrain from practising this.
How to practice
Step1.- Lay on the floor looking upwards. Breathe.
Step2.- Bring both legs together and place both
hands on the sides of the thighs.
Step3.- Raise the left leg slowly while inhaling and
wait for 10 seconds.
Step 4.-Bring down the leg slowly to the ground
Step5.- Do it three times to the left leg and to the
right leg each.
Step6.- Bring together both legs and breathe.
Step7.- While inhaling raise both legs and wait for
10 seconds in this asana. Hold the breath.
Step8.- Bring down both legs to the ground slowly
while exhaling. Relax.
Instructor: Roland Vithanage (Dip in Yoga -India)
Model: Kanthi Peiris