Starting Position:
Lie on the back

on the back and on the extension of the hip joints

coordinated with movement and held in the position

3 times

Lie on the back with arms beside the body. Bend the legs, take hold of the ankles or heels with the hands and place the soles of the feet on the floor. >Inhaling raise the hips and back as high as possible. Body weight rests on the feet, shoulders and the back of the head. >Holding the breath remain in this position for as long as comfortable. >Exhaling return to the starting position.

Strengthens the muscles of the back, pelvis, hips and legs and stretches the hip flexors. Improves disorders of female reproductive function. Regulates low blood pressure.

Avoid raising the hips too high when there are problems of the cervical spine.

Asana is included in the following categories:
Asanas and Exercises to Improve Circulation and Stimulate the Lower Abdominal Organs
Asanas and Exercises to Strengthen the Pelvic Muscles
Asanas and Exercises to Stretch the Hip Flexors
Asanas and Exercises to Strengthen the Hip Muscles
Asanas and Exercises for Low Blood Pressure