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Bow (Dhanurasana)

Bow Posture

Technique

  1. Begin lying down on the stomach, reach back and grasp the ankles. Inhale.
  2. Lifting legs, head and chest, arch the back into a bow. Retain breath, then exhale and lie flat.
  3. Repeat three or four times.

More advanced:  

While in the Bow position, rock back and forth, then from side to side. Slowly release and exhale.

Benefits:Benefits:

  1. Massages abdominal muscles and organs.
  2. Good for gastrointestinal disorders, constipation, upset stomach, sluggish liver.
  3. Reduces abdominal fat.

Warning:Warning: Not for persons suffering from peptic ulcer, hernia, or cases of thyroid or endocrine gland disorders.

[Go To:Cobra (Bhujangasana)]

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