Starting Position:

on balance and the Manipura Chakra

normal breathing

1–3 times

Sit in Padmasana and come up onto the knees. Place the hands on the floor in front with the fingertips pointing outwards. Tense the abdominal muscles and press the elbows against the body. >Transfer the body weight onto the upper arms and raise the knees and head until the body is horizontal. The body is supported only on the hands. >Breathing normally hold the position for some time then return to the starting position.

  • Initially, practice the Asana three times holding each repetition briefly. After practicing this way for some time begin to extend the practice by holding the posture for a few minutes with normal breathing.

Stimulates the Manipura Chakra. Promotes healthy digestion invigorates the whole body. Improves balance and helps to develop self-confidence.

Do not practice this Asana with tendonitis problems of the wrist. Also avoid in the case of umbilical hernia or after any abdominal surgery. Avoid the Asana with high blood pressure, glaucoma or during pregnancy.