The word “baka” is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning “crane” and “asana” meaning “posture” or “seat”.
Steps To Be Followed:
- Stand straight with your feet apart (wider than your hips).
- As you exhale bend your knees, place your palms on the mat between your knees, your knees pointing sideward and behind your arms (triceps).
- Place your palms firmly on the mat.
- Now lift your right foot off the mat and balance your weight.
- Slowly lift your left foot off the mat, your body weight completely resting on your palms.
- Engage your core and tighten yours abs.
- Stay in this posture for 7-10 breaths (each breath must be 6-8 seconds).
- Now slowly drop your one foot down and then the other.
- Drop your knees on the mat, sit on your heels and relax in shashankasana.
- It helps in strengthening the arms and wrists.
- It helps in stretching the upper back.
- It helps in strengthening the abdominal muscles.
- It helps in opening the groins.
- It helps in toning abdominal muscles.
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Disclaimer:- Please practice under the supervision of Yoga Teacher/ Yoga expert