- 1 What are the precautions of ardha Matsyendrasana?
- 2 For which benefits people do ardha Matsyendrasana?
- 3 What are the benefits and contraindications of ardha Matsyendrasana and Sukhasana?
- 4 Who should not do Vakrasana?
- 5 What are the contraindications of Bhujangasana?
- 6 Which asana is good for thyroid?
- 7 What are benefits of Utkatasana?
- 8 Which asana is helpful in maintaining normal blood pressure?
- 9 What is the meaning of Vakra in Vakrasana?
- 10 Which asana is also known as Diamond pose?
What are the precautions of ardha Matsyendrasana?
The following precautions should be taken before practicing Ardha Matsyendrasana:
- Do not practice this asana if you have any back or spine injury.
- You should not practice this asana if you have undergone any abdominal, brain or heart surgery.
- Do not practice this asana if you have peptic ulcers or hernia.
For which benefits people do ardha Matsyendrasana?
- It strengthens and tones your obliques and abs.
- The pose energizes and stretches the spine.
- Open your shoulders, hips and neck.
- Increase the flexibility in your spine and hips.
- It also cleanses your internal organs.
- It will improves digestion as well as elimination of the wastes.
What are the benefits and contraindications of ardha Matsyendrasana and Sukhasana?
Ardha Matsyendrasana Benefits and Precautions:
- Increase hips and spine flexibility.
- Removes the wastes and improves digestion.
- Stimulate heart, kidneys, liver, spleen and lungs.
- Open the neck, hips and shoulders.
- Relieve fatigue, sciatica, backache and menstrual discomfort.
- Clean the internal organs.
Who should not do Vakrasana?
A word of caution: You should avoid practicing this asana if you have slipped disc, or severe spine, ulcers, shoulder or hip injury, or undergone any recent surgery of the abdomen or the hips or the thorax. Also, pregnant women should not do Vakrasana.
What are the contraindications of Bhujangasana?
The few don’ts or contraindications that come under Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana) are: Those with severe back problems relating to the spine should clearly avoid this yoga pose. Someone having neck problems relating to spondylitis too should clearly avoid this yoga pose.
Which asana is good for thyroid?
Setu bandhasana or the bridge pose is an effective yoga for thyroid, especially hypothyroidism. It stretches the neck and improves blood circulation in the thyroid gland. The pose is also effective for treating asthma, reducing headaches and strengthening muscles.
What are benefits of Utkatasana?
Utkatasana strengthens the thighs and ankles, while toning the shoulders, butt, hips, and back. It stretches the Achilles tendons and shins, and is known to be therapeutic for flat feet. Utkatasana also stretches the shoulders and opens the chest. It tones your digestive organs and heart.
Which asana is helpful in maintaining normal blood pressure?
Commonly called the ‘Hero Pose’, Virasana helps regulate blood pressure by improving blood circulation and rejuvenating the body cells. Not just that, it also strengthens the heart and lungs. Shavasana is a simple resting ‘Corpse Pose’ that helps relax the body to combat fatigue, insomnia and stress.
What is the meaning of Vakra in Vakrasana?
In Sanskrit Vakra means twisted and asana is a pose. In Vakrasana, the trunk is twisted to either side and is practiced in the sitting position. It is a good twisting pose for beginners.
Which asana is also known as Diamond pose?
Vajrasana pose is a simple sitting yoga pose. Its name comes from the Sanskrit word vajra, which means thunderbolt or diamond. For this pose, you kneel and then sit back on your legs to take the weight off your knees.