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Balasana
 

What is Balasana?

In Sanskrit Bala means child thus Balasana means child pose. It is a simple pose that can be sequenced between more challenging asanas. This pose is a forward bend of the torso and relaxes the entire spinal column.

 

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What is the technique of Balasana?

Start with sitting on your haunches, with the arms relaxed at your sides. Exhale and bend forward, placing you forehead on the floor. The arms may be stretched forward or turned backwards towards the feet. The chest can rest either on the knees or the knees can be spread to about the width the hips to allow the chest to go between the knees. Shoulders are relaxed over your knees. Stay in this position anywhere from 30 seconds to a few minutes according to your comfort level.

 

What are the benefits of Balasana?

Balasana gently stretches the hips, thighs, and ankles and strengthens spine. It calms the brain and helps relieve stress and fatigue. It is also useful pose in back and neck pain. 

 

Cautions

Do not practice this asana in diarrhea, pregnancy. Avoid this pose if you have knee injury or practice it under the supervision of an experienced teacher.

 

Yoga Exercises

Adho Mukha Svanasana II Anulom Viloma II Apanasana II Ardha Matsyendhrasana II Balasana II Bhunjangasana II Bidalasana II Chandrasana II Chaturangasana II Gomukhasana II Halasana II Janu Sirsasana II Jathra Parivartanasan II Konasana II Mandukasana II Matsyasana II Natarajasana II Padmasan II Paripurna Navasana II Parsva Uttanasana II Pascimottanasana II Pranayama II Purvottanasana II Salamba Sirsasana II Sarvangasana II Setu Bandha Sarvangasana II Siddhasana II Simhasana II Sukhasana II Utkatasana II Uttanasana II Utthita II Vajrasana II Virbhadrasana II Vriksasana

 
 
 
 

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