on the back
coordinated with movement, normal breathing in the position
Stand with legs together. Inhaling bring straight arms in a wide arc behind the back and clasp the fingers so that the palms face towards the buttocks. >Exhaling bend the upper body forward. Bring the head as close as possible to the knees. Move the arms gently over the head. >Breathing normally remain in this position for as long as comfortable. >Inhaling slowly stand upright. >Exhaling return to the starting position.
Beneficial for the healthy development of children. Relaxes the back muscles and helps counteract a rounded back. Promotes mobility of the shoulder joints and regulates blood circulation, particularly to the head.
Avoid this Asana with high blood pressure or dizziness.
Asana is included in the following categories:
Asanas and Exercises to Improve Blood Supply to the Head
Asanas and Exercises to Relax Shoulders and Increase Shoulder Mobility