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Know about Ustrasana its benefits and precautions

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Know about Ustrasana its benefits and precautions

Know about Ustrasana its benefits and precautions

Ustrasana step by step

  • Kneel on the floor with an erect spine.
  • Keep your legs hip-width apart.
  • Rest your hands on the back of the pelvis with thumbs placed on the sacrum.
  • Rotate your thighs inwards and keep your hips directly over your knees.
  • Inhale, lean backward, and expand your ribcage.
  • Keep your chest uplifted, core actively engaged, chin tucked towards the chest while you reach behind with your hands to grab the heels.
  • Gaze softly at the tip of your nose.
  • To come out of the pose, bring your hands back to the hips and slowly come up in a standing position.
  • Hold this pose for 30 seconds.

Benefits of Ustrasana 

  • Ustrasana stretches chest, abdomen, quadriceps, and hip flexors.
  • Improves spinal flexibility; strengthens shoulders and back muscles, thighs, and arms; tones organs of abdomen, pelvis, and neck; reduces fat on thighs; loosen up the vertebrate; opens up the hips, and improves posture.
  • Energizes the body, reduces anxiety and fatigue.
  •  Stimulates endocrine glands, kidneys and digestive system stretching the abdomen and also curse constipation.
  • Stimulates and improves respiratory and nervous systems by proper blood circulation.
  • Activates thyroid glands.
  • Ustrasana helps to heal and balance the chakras.

Precaution during Ustrasana

  • High or low blood pressure
  • Migraine
  • Insomnia
  • Serious low back or neck injury

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