Kona =Angle; Asana = Pose/Posture
(This posture is Pronounced as:konah-sanah)
How to do Angle Pose (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
- Breathing in, straighten your body back up.
- Breathing out, bring the left arm down.
- Repeat with the right arm.
Benefits of Angle Pose (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 the Angle Pose (Konasana)
- People suffering from severe back ache or spondylitis should avoid this pose.
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