Yoga For Beginners - Supta Vajrasana - Supine Ankle Posture

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Jun. 15, 2017

Supta Vajrasana (Supine Ankle Posture) -
Steps -
Sit in Vajrasana with heels pointing outwards and big toes touching. The body is upright, hands rest on the thighs. Relax the whole body. Breathing normally place the hands on the floor beside the buttocks. Bend the elbows and slowly lean the body back until the elbows rest on the floor. Lower the head backward until the top of the head touches the floor. Bring palms together in front of the chest and hold the posture. Breathing is relaxed and slightly deeper than normal, inhaling through the nose and exhaling through the mouth. With the help of the elbows slowly return to the starting position.
Benefits those suffering from asthma, bronchitis and other lung ailments.
Tones the spinal nerves, neck and back muscles
Alleviates digestive ailments and constipation.
Stretches the ribcage
Increases your lung capacity