Uttana kurma asana


UTTANA KURMA ASANA


  Spread a mat or bed sheet on the floor and sit upon it for the practice of this asana. Now bend your both legs from the knees and put under the hips. After that, join the tiptoes together and keep the heels apart.Technique:

        Spread a mat or bed sheet on the floor and sit upon it for the practice of this asana. Now bend your both legs from the knees and put under the hips. After that, join the tiptoes together and keep the heels apart. Now keep the weight of the whole body on the heels and tiptoes and sit. Put your hands on the floor below the waist. Now make the balance of the body and bend your body backward slowly and put on the floor. After that, put both your hands on the thighs. Put the shoulders and neck by touching to the floor in this position and keep the breathing activity normal. Stay in this position as much as it is possible.

Precaution:

        The person who has been suffering from ulcer, colitis and high blood pressure, should not do the practice of this asana.

Benefits:

        All types of breathing problems, asthma, bronchitis and tuberculosis disappear by this asana. It makes the waist muscle strong, thin and flexible. This asana is helpful in reducing the fat gathered near the stomach and ends obesity (fatness). It reduces the pain of the knees and calves and makes the spinal cord flexible. It is very useful asana to keep the blood circulation normal. This asana is also useful in purifying the blood.