on the arms and fingers
Sit in Padmasana. >Place the fingertips on the floor beside the body. >Raise the body 10 times, holding briefly. Ensure the body weight is supported by the fingertips only. >Slowly return to the starting position.
Dispels depression and headache. Improves digestive function. Strengthens the finger, arm, shoulder, chest and abdominal muscles. This Asana is also used in Kriya Yoga.
This Asana should not be practiced during menstruation, pregnancy or with haemorrhoids. If the Asana causes pain in the fingers, avoid its practice.
Asana is included in the following categories:
Asanas and Exercises to Strengthen Arms and Shoulders