- Lie on stomach with legs close together, flat toes and forehead resting on the ground.
Place both hands under shoulder with palms facing downwards.
Take a deep breath while inhalation lift head, shoulder, and abdomen as in the figure.
Stretch neck, the face should be toward upward.
Take support of both hands, maintain position.
Be sure that shoulders are away from the ear. Both legs are still in touch, knee joints are not bending.
Keep deep breathing. Hold the position for 2-6 breath as per capacity.
Repeat procedure for 5-6 times.
- Slowly stretch back with the support of hand, don’t overstrain back and neck.
While exhalation slowly rests head to the floor. Relax all body.
Precautions and Contraindications
- A hernia
Carpal tunnel syndrome
High blood pressure
Recent abdominal surgeries
Benefits of Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose)
- It gives strength and flexible of spine, shoulder, abdomen.
It stimulates and improves the function of abdominal organs.
It stimulates the circulatory, digestive, reproductive, and urinary systems.
It opens the chest and promotes inhalations, useful in a respiratory disorder such as asthma.
Belly fat gets stretched, decrease obesity.
Stimulate thyroid gland, useful in all disorder of thyroid.
It stimulates pancreatic activity, useful in a diabetic patient.
Calms the mind, relieve stress and mild depression.
- Ekpadsahajhasta bhujangasana
Urdhva Mukha Svanasana