Lie down on your stomach, keeping your feet 10”-12” apart or more, depending upon your height. Place your elbows on the ground right under your chin while the chin rests on your hands.
Allow deep breaths through the nose and feel the energy flowing in your nose, throat, chest & stomach.
To begin with stay in this position for half a minute, slowly increasing it to two minutes. Can be used for watching T.V also, but one should not stay in this position for too long.
Stretches your neck, back & abdominal muscles. Helps correct bad posture & improve your lung capacity. Improves digestion & fights flatulence besides invigorating the peristalsis of your bowels.
Only people, who suffer from severe cervical spondylitis and those who have frequent attacks of dizziness must not perform this movement. Also if you are a person with severe backache (due to sway-back) you should be careful while performing this movement. If you experience backache during this exercise please consult a good Yoga Therapist before attempting this exercise any further.
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