Karuna Yoga Vidya Peetham Bangalore

Sit on the floor and stretch your legs out in front of you and keep the palms on the floor, near the hips. Breathe easily then on an exhale stretch out the hands and extend until you are grasping the toes. The right big toe is in between the right thumb and first two fingers and the same with the opposite hand. Extend the spine and bend down from the pelvic region, extending the arms from the shoulders. Pull the trunk forward and try and touch the forehead to the knees. Stay here for thirty seconds, trying to bring your elbows to rest on the floor. Breathe easily and make you’re your knees are not rising up off the floor. You should eventually be able to rest the chin on the shins beyond the knees. Inhale and rise back up.

PRECAUTION:  Back injury, slipped disc, sciatica or hernia should not practice.

BENEFITS: • Can relieve some symptoms of menstrual discomfort and menopause.
• May alleviate headache, anxiety, and fatigue.
• Can help relieve high blood pressure, infertility, insomnia, and sinusitis. Tones and massages the entire abdominal and pelvic region, including the liver, pancreas, spleen, uro-genital system, kidneys and adrenal glands.

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