Parvathasana Posture

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

Steps To Be Followed:

  • Sit in vajrasana bend forward place the palms on the mat.
  • Put your weight on your palms and knees.
  • Slowly come on your heels and your palms.
  • Keep your elbows and knees straight.
  • Stay in this posture for 7-10 breaths (each breath must be 6-8 seconds).
  • Now slowly drop your knees down sit on your heels and relax in vajrasana.

Benefits:

  • It helps in stretching the shoulders and back of the legs.
  • It helps in strengthening the muscles of the back.
  • It helps in improving the circulation to the upper spine, shoulder blades and neck.
  • It helps in improving height.
  • It helps to relieve back pain.

Contra-Indications:

Vertigo, Acute neck pain, Acute knee pain, Frozen shoulder, Calcaneum spur.

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