Yogic Asanas----Chakrasana
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Yoga Body Exercises or Asanas.

Yoga Positions and Exercises - Yogic Asanas

Yoga Exercises and Positions - Chakrasana

Chakrasana Benefits: This asana makes the body supple. This is good for the digestive system, and all organic diseases of the abdomen. Muscles of the abdomen, waist, back and neck become strong with the practice of this asana. This asana is very good for the skeletal system. This asana makes an individual have perfect control over all the bodily functions.

Yoga Positions and Exercises - Chakrasana Technique:

  1. Standing erect keep a distance of about ten inches between the feet.
  2. Raise hands as in Tadasana.
  3. Slowly bend backwards making the back curve.
  4. Slowly bend the knees and touch the ground with the hands.
  5. Fix the gaze on the ground in the final posture.
  6. Maintain for as long as possible, without straining the body.

There is an alternate method of doing this asana for the elderly and the beginners.

  1. Lie down on the seat facing up.
  2. Keep the feet and palms on the seat.
  3. Keep the palms by the side of the head.
  4. Now slowly curve the body backwards and bring the heels near the palms, raising the trunk slightly in the process.
  5. The final posture is to hold the heels with the hands, which can be attained slowly.
  6. This asana can be practiced for a longer duration if it is being used to cure a disease.

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