on the balance of the body
Sit in Padmasana. >Tilt the body back slightly and bring the knees up towards the body. >Slide the hands between the calves and the thighs. >Bend the elbows and bring the palms together. The fingertips point up. Then slowly come back to the starting position.
Perform the Asana as described above. Bring the hands and head together and place the hands on the ears.
Remain in each variation for 2 minutes, or perform each variation twice holding the position for 1 minute.
Relaxes the whole spine, especially the muscles of the lumbar spine. Helpful for abdominal cramps and strengthens all abdominal muscles.
This Asana should not be practiced with problems of the hips, knees or ankles.
Asana is included in the following categories:
Asanas and Exercises to Activate the Abdominal Organs