Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Cakarasana – Wheel Posture

(cakra – wheel)


  • Come to (Savasana) corpse posture; bring legs together foot pointing upward, arms beside thighs.
  • Place the palms under the shoulder towards feet, elbows facing upward; bend both the knees, place heels close to butt.
  • Inhale lift spine up, rest head on the floor.
  • Again inhale raise head, spine, make an arch on whole body, weight bearing on palms and soles.
  • Make elbow straight beside ears, knee straight , tighten thigh , hip , buttock muscles, open chest , shoulders, lifting towards up.
  • Remain in this final posture for 10 to 20 second, with normal breathing at your nostrils slowly and deeply.
  • Exhale, bend elbows, knees, and rest head on floor, then gradually spine, legs on floor, come to savasana and relax.


  •  Stimulates and strengthen whole body from toes to head.
  • Gives strong vigour and vitality.
  • Effective in reducing weight faster, which slim whole body in perfect shape.
  • Strengthen arms legs, thighs, hips and pelvic muscles.
  • Those want strong limbs; this is a boon for them.



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