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Yoga Sukshma Vyayam : 4

Published: 16th April 2014 08:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th April 2014 08:47 AM   |  A+A-

Yoga

How to Do:

■    Stand upright with palms flat on table, keeping feet shoulder width apart.

■   Inhale and exhale lightly.

■    Keep your back straight and while exhaling push pelvis back as if you are sitting on a chair and slowly lower your torso.

■   Keep knees behind toes.

■   Hold the posture for 10 seconds.

■   Inhale and assume starting position.

■   Repeat the cycle 4 to 5 times.

Benefits:

■    Compound posture helps strengthen thighs, hamstring, calves, glutes and lower back.

■   Tones abdomen.

■    Improves blood circulation in lower body and makes blood carrying vessels strong.

■   Releases stiffness in lower body.

■   Improves lubrication in knee joints.

■   Releases stress.

by Grand Master Akshar, Akshar Power Yoga Academy, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar. akshar@aksharyoga.com

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