onto the floor with your hands and knees. Your hands should be placed
under the shoulders and knees under the hips. Now curl your toes under
and straighten your legs out behind you, lifting out of the shoulders.
Bring your body into a straight line from head to heels, avoiding
dipping the spine or moving the hips out of line. Feel the two-way
oppositional stretch between the crown of your head reaching forward
and your heels reaching backward. Breathe into your abdomen to avoid
tension in this area. To recover, reverse your path taken into the
What are the benefits of
strengthen your wrists, forearms, back and stomach muscles with the
practice of this asana. This pose helps to increase strength, balance and
stability of the whole body as it develops several muscles including
biceps, triceps and abdominal muscles.
should not be practiced by people having carpal tunnel syndrome and by