Karuna Yoga

Supta Pavanamuktasana(Reclining Wind Relieving Pose) 

  • This is the reclined wind relieving pose.
  • You must lie flat on your back on your mat.
  • Slowly inhale and hug your right knee to your chest and raise your head slightly off the ground.
  • Try and touch your nose to your knee.
  • Then exhale and relax back down to Shavasana.
  • Repeat this on the other side.
  • You can do this pose hugging both knees into your chest, as well.

Precaution:

  • Neck concern
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Pregnancy

Benefits:

  • Strengthens the lower back muscles and loosens the spinal vertebrae.
  • It massages the abdomen and the digestive organs and is
  • therefore very effective in removing wind and constipation.
  • By massaging the pelvic muscles and reproductive organs, it is also
  • useful for impotence, sterility and menstrual problems.

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