Ashwatthasana is especially important for women when compared to men. It is so because it is easily performed by the fair sex, even during pregnancy.
This asana is part of the series of standing asanas. If you miss sitting asanas like Sukhasana, Swastikasana, Siddhasana, and Padmasana, you can read about them by clicking on the asana name.
How to Perform Ashwatthasana
Variation – 1
Bring your right leg forward and feel the foundation with your right foot for this pose. Maintain a straight back.
Extend your body upward. Inhale and raise your arms all the way up. And slowly raise your left leg. Hold this pose for a few seconds, then exhale and return to your starting position.
Repeat this exercise on the other side.
Join your feet and stand as tall as you can. Raise the right foot as far as possible behind you. Keep your right-hand parallel to the ground while simultaneously raising it upwards.
Keep the left hand stretched towards the sky and close to the ear. Normal breathing should be possible. Repeat this exercise on the other side.
Benefits of Ashwatthasana
- In Asana, both the blood circulation and the breathing process are normal.
- It also helps to alleviate the fear of labor pain.
- It has a sultry effect on the spine and relieves pain in the lumbar region.
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