Bhujangasana (Snake pose) - First Type

Bhujanga is a Sanskrit word used for snake.
This asana resembles a snake with its hood raised, hence the name.

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1.
Lie on the chest and stomach.
2.
Keeps the legs straight and together, with the toes touching the ground and pointing backward
3.
Bending the arms at the elbow, place the palms one foots a part from the chest
   
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1.
While inhaling, raise the chest and neck half a foot of the ground.
2.
Breathe out through the mouth with a hissing sound.
3.
Again, inhaling, raise the body slowly up to the navel.
4.
Bend the neck backward as far as possible and look to the style.
5.
Retain the pose for a while.
6.
While breathing out with a hissing sound, bring the chest and neck to the original position of lying on the stomach.
7.
Relax the body.
   
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  Practice three to five minutes.
   
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1.
It provides energy.
2.
It removes abdominal problems and constipation.
3.
It also tones up the reproductive system, the spinal cord, liver, kidneys and memory power.

 

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