Dhanurasana or the bow pose relieves the pressure on your spine and back muscles and tones them. It relieves menstrual discomfort and constipation.
Strengthens rejuvenates the spine.
Helps to improves digestion.
Helps to increases the appetite.
stretches the neck, shoulders, arms and legs.
Good stress and fatigue buster.
Opens up the chest, neck and shoulders.
Strengthens the back and abdominal muscles.
Increases the acivity of the liver, thyroid, pancreas, kidneys and adrenal glands.
How To Do:
Begin on your belly with your hands by your body, palms up.
Exhale and bend your knees. Reach back with your hands and take hold of your ankles.
Inhale and lift your heels towards the ceiling and your thighs away from the floor. Your chest will lift away from the floor.
Gaze forward. Hold this postion, and keep breathing deeply.
After 15 seconds exhale and bring your chest and legs slowly to the floor and relax.