ANJANEYASANA POSTURE

The word “anjaneya” is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning “lord hanuman” and “asana” meaning “posture” or “seat”.
STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED:
•Sit in vajrasana.
•Now come on your toes and palms into mountain pose.
•Lift your right leg up towards the ceiling get your right foot forward between your palms.
•Now drop your left knee on the mat, lift your both hands above the head and join your palms.
•Push your hips forward, drop your head back and look at the wall behind.
•Stay in this posture for 7-10 breaths (each breath must be 6-8 seconds).
•Now lift your head, keep your spine straight and drop your hands on either side of your right foot.
•Lift your left knee off the mat, get your right leg back and relax in vajrasana.
•Repeat it on the opposite side.
BENEFITS:
•It helps in strengthening the glutes and quadriceps.
•It helps in opening up the hip muscles, chest.
•It helps to improve the balance.
•It helps in relieving sciatica.
•It helps in stimulating the digestive and reproductive organs.
CONTA-INDICATIONS:
•Hypertension, Knee injuries, frozen shoulder.
DISCLAIMER:- PLEASE PRACTICE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF YOGA TEACHER/ YOGA EXPERT