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.
Stretch your hands forwards and the legs backwards.
Place a strain on the arms and legs.
Raise them up on front and back.
Ideally, only the abdomen will touch the ground.
  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.
It maintains muscular activity from the feet to the head.
It removes disorders of the spine, and sluggishness.
It improves the function of the lungs.
  Avoid if suffering from slipped disc hernia, or high blood pressure.
How to train the mind
We have drawn a circle around the mind. We do not want to cross this circle. It is not possible to assess the potential of the mind without breaking this cordon. The mind can know the thoughts of other minds also and influence them. It can send and receive messages to and from other minds also.

Do You Know ?
Breathing through the left nostril activates the right hemisphere of brain and breathing through right activates the left hemisphere. Practice of Alternate breathing helps in development of a balanced personality by balancing the activities of the hemispheres and the nervous system.

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