Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Dhanur Asana : yoga to cure menstrual and problems related to reproductive organs.

DHANUR ASANA :  yoga to cure menstrual and problems related to reproductive organs.

This asana coupled with bhujanga asana forms a series of exercises which is beneficial to the body when done together. The bhujanga asana is explained below. Bhujanga asana flexes the spine and dhanur asana extends it.

Note: Don't do this exercise when you are pregnant as it puts extra pressure on abdomen.

DHANUR ASANA: how to do it?

`` Lie on the floor with your stomoch facing ground with arms extended and one of the cheeks on floor. While benfing your knee bring your feet up. Now hold to your ankles with your hand.

`` Inhale to your full. Keep your head and neck straight. Don't bend your arms and pull the entire body upwords by holding your breath. Lift head chest and thighs off the floor. Hold on to this position for 5 seconds.

`` Exhale and return to the floor. Keep holding your ankles while return. Keep the cheeks as before and relax your body and breath in normal way.

`` free the ankles and and slowly bring your legs to floor. Relax for 10 seconds. Congratulation, you have completed one round successfully.

Note: Don't over do this asana. Start this with 1-2 rounds and go upto 4.


`` Strengthens joints of the body.
`` Strengthens abdominal muscles.
`` Improvement of digestive system.
`` Good for people with respiratory problems
`` benefits for women as it corrects menstrual cycle.
`` helps in reproductive organs troubles in women.


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