Hansa Asana


 HANSA ASANA


Introduction:

        The person has to keep the balance of whole body on the both palms during the practice of this asana. The shape of the body becomes like the shape of goose so it called Hansa asana.The person has to keep the balance of whole body on the both palms during the practice of this asana. The shape of the body becomes like the shape of goose so it called Hansa asana.

Technique:

        The practice of this asana should be done in airy room or open place for getting good result. Clean environment is very needful for the practice of this asana. Spread a mat or bed sheet on the floor and sit on the knees (on the mat). Now put both the hands on the floor and keep the fingers open by forwarding them. Keep distance of 10 inches between both the hands. Now keep both the knees forwardly and elbows backwardly by bending. After that, give pressure on both the palms and raise your back parts of the body up while exhaling and put the weight of whole body on the palms and make the balance of the body. Now bend the neck forwardly and make the body shape like a bird. Stay in this position for 10-30 seconds and do this activity twice or thrice. This asana appears difficult in the beginning but its regular practice makes it easy.

Precaution:

        In the beginning, the person feels difficulty in the practice of this asana. Do all the activities of this asana slowly and continue normal breathing.

Benefits:

        The practice of this asana makes the hands and feet muscles strong. It makes the chest strong, powerful and broad. It makes the body strong and reduces fatness of the neck. It increases face glow and freshness and energy come in the body. The nervous system works properly by its practice and the blood circulation becomes fast by this asana. It reduces fat of the stomach and cures obesity (fatness). It makes the lungs clean and active. It ends retention of urine and stool. This asana is also useful in the treatment of stomachache, back pain, waist pain, ribs pain and pleurisy.