on the expansion of the chest
coordinated with the movement
Stand with legs slightly apart. Raise the arms forward to shoulder height and bend the elbows. Close the hands into fists, with the thumbs on the inside. Bring the forearms together and press the fists firmly together to tense the arm muscles. >Inhaling take the arms sideways and back as far as possible. The elbows remain at shoulder height. >Exhaling bring the arms towards each other, maintaining the muscular tension. Perform this movement 5 times slowly and with concentration and then return to the starting position.
Strengthens the hand, arm, shoulder and back muscles and helps to counteract a rounded back. Stretches the chest muscles and deepens the breath.
Asana is included in the following categories:
Asanas and Exercises to Strengthen the Lungs and Deepen the Breath