How To Do Dhanurasan (Bow Pose)

Easy To Learn Dhanurasan

Exercise : Easy stand on the asan, now straight lie on the stomach on the asan by the stomach and keep the arms beside the body.Set the chin on the asan,bend the legs from the knees, now grab the left ankle with the left hand and right ankle with the right hand,carefully pull the legs by hands at the same time also lifting the chest, lean the head back as far as possible,at this time entire weight of the body on the abdomen.

Hold the position for 1 minute,gradually bring the arms,legs down on the asan also head by the side,repeat this exercise 4,5 times,in this asan we make a bow like pose so this famous asan called Dhanurasana (bow pose).


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Benefit : The most obvious benefit of the Dhanurasana is that it restores flexibility to the spine, regular practice will relieve lower back pain and release tension and strain in the upper back and neck area.
The stretching and releasing of the abdominal muscles increases blood flow to this area and aids all sorts of digestive disorders and discomforts. Strain or fatigue in the legs is also released after a few repetitions. Extended practice will help develop upper-body strength, the waist becomes well stretchy.

Caution: It is not easy to bend the body like bow for beginners, so do not worry, regular practice can make the success you.Do not perform Dhanurasan without doctor’s advice if suffering from any major surgery in the pan abdomen region, or any severe disorder, the disease in the spinal cord, be careful during performing this Dhanurasan (bow pose).

Yoga demonstrated by – Ajay Srivastava