Naukasana (Boat Pose)

At the time of Naukasana, the shape of the body resembles a boat, so it is called Naukasana.

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Lie down on the stomach.
   
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Stretch your hands forwards and the legs backwards.
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Place a strain on the arms and legs.
3.
Raise them up on front and back.
4.
Ideally, only the abdomen will touch the ground.
   
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  Practice for three minutes. Increase on half minute per week. Breathe when raising the arms and legs, and then breathe out. Breathe normally while holding the posture.
   
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1.
It maintains muscular activity from the feet to the head.
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It removes disorders of the spine, and sluggishness.
3.
It improves the function of the lungs.
   
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  Avoid if suffering from slipped disc hernia, or high blood pressure.
   
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The aim of sadhana is to divert the energies of the body and the mind towards the knowledge centers and to strengthen and activate them. What happens ordinarily is the opposite of this. The practitioner has to affect an upward flow of these energies through the spinal channel.

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