This yoga posture strengthens and cures back pain, and improves resistance power of the body. This also keeps our face bright and removes the dark circle. It helps in weight loss when practiced regularly. It is also known to improve blood circulation, functions of digestion, controlling the blood sugar level and correcting the improper functioning of the pancreas.
- Neatly stack two blankets with the folded edges aligned with the short edge of your mat. Lay on the blankets and place the tops of your shoulders 2 inches from the edge of the blankets.
- Rest your head on the floor, off the blanket. Place your arms at your sides. Bend your knees and bring your feet to the floor, heels near butt.
- As you inhale, bring your knees in toward your chest. As you exhale, straighten your legs and send them up toward the sky. Place your hands on your lower back to support your posture, fingertips pointed down toward your tail bone.
- To come out of the pose, bend your knees in toward your chest and slowly lower down onto your back.
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