Kati Chakrasana Posture

The word “kati” is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning “wheel” and “asana” meaning “posture” or “seat”.

Steps To Be Followed:

  • Stand straight keeping your legs hip width apart and toes pointing in the front.
  • Now keep your arms stretched at the shoulder level.
  • Keep your right hand behind your hip, your left palm on your right shoulder and twist your hip towards your right.
  • Stay in this posture for 7-10 breaths (each breath must be 6-8 seconds).
  • Now twist your hips infront and get your arms at the shoulder level.
  • Repeat it on the opposite side.

Benefits:

  • It helps in burning abdominal fat.
  • It helps in improving the flexibility of the spine.
  • It helps in improving the digestion.
  • It helps in curing constipation.
  • It helps in combating asthma, cough and tuberculosis.

Contra-Indications:

Hernia, Slipped disc, Spinal injuries, Cervical spondylitis, any Abdominal surgeries, High blood pressure and during pregnancy one should avoid this asana.

Disclaimer:- Please practice under the supervision of Yoga Teacher/ Yoga expert