Yoga Pose: Supta Vajrasana – The Supine Thunderbolt Pose Beneficial For Lower Body

The Supine Thunderbolt Pose for Lower Body Benefits

This asana is very effective for the lower body, especially for the lower abdomen.  It helps in proper digestion of food and very effective to remove fat from the lower abdomen. This asana helps in stretching the lower part of the stomach, which activates the large intestine, relieving constipation.  Displacement of the naval is removed and is also beneficial for the kidneys.

Benefits Of Supta Vajrasana:Yoga Pose: Supta Vajrasana - The Supine Thunderbolt Pose

  • Lubricates and increases circulation to joints
  • It strengthens and lengthens abdominal muscles
  • It relieves lower back pain
  • Creates a great stretch into hip joints and diaphragm
  • This pose slims and tones thighs, firms calf muscles and strengthens the abdomen
  • It helps conditions of sciatica, gout, varicose veins and rheumatism in the legs
  • It improves breathing capacity due to chest wall expansion
  • It improves blood circulation in the lower back, abdomen and pelvic regions
  • Enhances digestive and elimination capacities
  • It helps to correct structural deformities of the back, neck, and shoulders

How To Do Supta Vajrasana: Supta VajrasanaThunderbolt Pose

  • Sit erect on the floor.  Placing the palms on the floor beside the buttocks, fingers pointing to the front
  • Slowly bend back, placing the right forearm and the elbow on the ground and then the left
  • Bring the crown of the head to the ground while arching the back.  Place the hands on the thighs
  • Try to keep the lower legs in contact with the floor.  If necessary, separate the knees
  • Make sure that you are not overstraining the muscles and ligaments of the legs
  • Close the eyes and relax the body.  Breathe deeply and slowly in the final position
  • Release in the reverse order, breathing in and taking the support of the elbows and the arms raise the head above the ground
  • Then shift the body weight on the left arm and elbow by sliding the body, then slowly coming to the starting position

PrecautionSupta Vajrasana Yoga Pose

Avoid doing this pose if you have slip disc, knee issues or ankle pain.

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