5 BENEFITS OF DHANURASANA | BOW POSE
Dhanurasana is a seated chest opening asana, if you see anatomically the total body gets nicely stretch when you are performing this yoga asana.
Top 5 Benefits of Dhanurasana:
- It is very good for people suffering from asthma and anxiety.
- Women who have the menstrual disorder, this asana can play a very important role to manage and regulate the menstrual problems.
- It improves digestion, removes fatigue and brings energy back.
- This asana strengthens the spine and also strengthens the front of the body.
- Improves posture.
When you do this dhanurasana, the shoulders and the upper back muscles are stretched nicely. This asana improves the posture because the spine stretches nicely the posture becomes better when you practice this asana. When you are lying on the abdomen all the organs which are there inside the abdomen gets beautifully massaged and that is the reason why it has a very good impact on all the organs.
How to do Dhanurasana?
Let us see how to perform this asana. Dhanurasana or Bow Pose is done in a prone position lying on the abdomen the starting position for all the prone asana is feet together chin on the ground or if you are comfortable put it on the ground, hands by the side of the body and shoulders relaxed. Now we enter into the asana, so what we do is we bring the chin forward then we remain here for a while then we will bend both leg and the knees. You can stretch the ankle after catching the ankle what you will do is you will stretch the toes towards yourself so that your maintaining the feet active when you keep your feet, active and it will engage thighs. It will also engage the core, pelvis and the buttock region so that the impact on the lower back.
People suffering from high or low blood pressure, insomnia, those who have serious neck and backache injuries they should avoid doing Dhanurasana.
Learn Dhanurasana with a certified Yoga Trainer or Yoga Instructor