Vakrana asana


 VAKRANA ASANA


Introduction:

        The shape of the body becomes like the shape of egret (bagula) during the practice of this asana. Therefore, it is called Vakrana Asana. Vakra means egret (bagula) in Sanskrit language.

  Spread a mat or bed sheet on the floor and sit on the knees (on the mat) for the practice of this asana. Join both the tiptoes and keep both the knees apart. Now put both the palms on the floorMethod:

        Spread a mat or bed sheet on the floor and sit on the knees (on the mat) for the practice of this asana. Join both the tiptoes and keep both the knees apart. Now put both the palms on the floor and bring your both the knees forward and put in the sides of the shoulders by touching with both the arms. After that, weight of the whole body should be kept on the both the palms on both the palms and raise your both the legs with the whole body up slowly from the floor. Stay in this position for 5-10 seconds and increase its time till 30 seconds slowly. Breathing should be normal during the practice of this asana.

Precaution:

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

Benefits:

        This asana makes the arms, palms, wrist, shoulders and back strong and flexible. It makes the chest broad and reduces obesity (fatness). All types of stomach disorders disappear by this asana. The practice of this asana makes the body strong and powerful and veins and nerves become strong and healthy.