Starting Position:

on twisting of the spine

coordinated with the movement

3 times to each side

Stand with legs slightly apart. >Inhaling raise arms sideways and place fingertips on shoulders. >Exhaling strongly rotate the upper body to the left. >Inhaling return back to the centre. The legs and pelvis do not twist. >Repeat the twisting movement 10 times. >After the 10th twist to the left, exhale and bend the upper body down to hip level, keeping the back straight. Then move the body to the front. >Inhaling stand upright. >Exhaling return to starting position. >Repeat on the other side.

Specifically relaxes the deep muscles of the back and promotes flexibility of the spine. Stimulates the energy of the whole body, deepens the breath and gives inner balance. Stimulates digestion and blood circulation. Beneficial for low blood pressure.

Avoid this Asana with a slipped disc.

Asana is included in the following categories:
Asanas and Exercises to Increase Flexibility of the Spine
Asanas and Exercises to Counteract Digestive Problems
Asanas and Exercises to Stimulate Circulation
Asanas and Exercises for Low Blood Pressure
Asanas and Exercises to Activate the Whole Body