PASASANA POSTURE

The word “pasa” is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning “noose”, “tie”, “snare” and “asana” meaning “posture” or “seat”.
STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED:
•Sit with your spine straight and legs together.
•Bend your knees and lift your hips two inches off the mat.
•Press your feet firmly on the mat.
•Now get your right hand to cross it over your left knee, left hand behind your back and interlock the fingers.
•Stay in this posture for 7-10 breaths (each breath must be 6-8 seconds).
•Release your hands, sit on your buttocks, stretch your legs and relax.
•Repeat it on the opposite side.
BENEFITS:
•It helps in strengthening the ankles.
•It helps in stretching spine, groins and thighs.
•It helps in opening up the chest and shoulders.
•It helps in stimulating abdominal organs.
•It helps in improving posture.
CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
•Knee injury, lower back injury, herniated disc.
DISCLAIMER:- PLEASE PRACTICE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF YOGA TEACHER/ YOGA EXPERT