The Angle Pose (Konasana)

Kona =Angle; Asana = Pose/Posture

(This posture is Pronounced as:konah-sanah)

 

How to do Konasana:

  • Stand straight with feet about hip width distance apart and arms alongside the body.
  • Breathe in and raise the left arm up so that the fingers point towards the ceiling.
  • Breathe out and bend to the right, first from the spine, and then move your pelvis to the left and bend a

    little more. Keep your left arm pointing up.

  • Turn your head to look up at the left palm. Straighten
    the elbows.
  • Breathing in, straighten your body back up.
  • Breathing out, bring the left arm down.
  • Repeat with the right arm.

 

Benefits of Konasana

  • It helps stretch the sides of the body and the spine.
  • Helps in toning of arms,legs,and abdominal organs.
  • Helpful in relieving back pain.
  • Increases the flexibility of the spine.
  • Helps those who are suffering from constipation.
  • Helpful for people suffering from sciatica.

 

Contraindications of Konasana

  • People suffering from severe back ache or spondylitis should avoid this pose.

 

 

 

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