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Saturday, February 1, 2014

YOGA-HALASANA

HALASANA ( Plough pose):

BENEFITS: 

1) HALASANA is very useful for increasing physical and mental energy.
2) It helps in supply of fresh blood to the spine and its ligaments, abdominal cavity is compressed and fresh 3) blood enters this region. 
4) It also gives strength to pancreas, spleen,kidney and liver.
5) It removes fat from the abdominal region and the waist.
6) It helps to cure back ache and fatigue of legs.
7) It also increases memory and elasticity.
8) It provides youthfulness to whole body and face.

METHOD: 

step 1: Lie down on your back and stretch your body.

step 2: keep your arms by your sides along the hips.the palms will face the ground.

step 3: putting pressure on your hands, lift your legs slowly and make with them and angle of 90 degree at your waist.

step 4: Head should not be lifted at all nor should there be any bend in the legs. The feet will remain completely stretched.

Step 5: Put more pressure on the hands, lift your waist also and take your legs beyond your head with feet touching the ground.

step 6:  In this position your knees should go beyond your head in the entire process the  legs will remain joined, the hands will stick to the ground and breathing should remain normal.(The legs should be lifted slowly as possible.do not do any violence to your body).

Step 7 tells how to get back to the normal position.
step 7: Now lift yours hands from the ground and take them to the back of your head,so that they might touch the toes of your feet.Bring your legs back  to 90 degree angle very slowly. Stay here for few seconds and then place the legs down on the ground, Relax completely in Savasana.

Note : The beginners should raise legs only up to 90 degree at the waist and then come back.Increase the frequency slowly.Do 3 to 4 times daily.





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