- It strengthens the muscles of the arms and legs.
- It tones the spinal nerves and sends good flow of blood to the spinal region.
How to do
- First, sit in the action of Padmasan (cross-legged pose)
- join the palms in the namaskar mudra and stretch the hands upward over the head.
- Now pull the body and hands well up with maintaining your hips on the ground and feel the intense stretch in the body.
- Keep the final pose for 30-40 seconds.
- Do not push yourself into the Padmasana pose as you may injure yourself. Be comfortable.
- Lengthen the spine from the crown of the head and strongly engage your core muscles.
- Open the chest towards the ceiling and draw the shoulder blades back and down.
- If you experience a backache, perform the pose under the guidance of an experienced yoga teacher because keeping the spine straight requires a lot of efforts.
- In the pose, do not strain or move the neck unnecessary.