Good Living

Good Living – Mandukasana

Your Body
We are suggesting some selected Yog Asanas to rejuvenate your body. Next in the series is:

Mandukasana

Benefits:

  • It tones all of the organs that are situated in the abdominal region which also include the stomach.
  • It improves pancreas and is quite beneficial for people suffering from diabetes.
  • It also helps in relieving constipation.
  • It also helps in reducing the extra belly fat along with extra fat on the waist as well as thighs, hence help in reducing weight.
  • It improves excretory as well as digestive functions.
  • It provides a good stretch to the muscles of the back.
  • It helps in relieving the pain in the legs, knees, and ankles.

Method:

  • First, you need to sit in Vajrasana which is also known as thunderbolt pose. It is a simple kneeling pose.
  • Now, with your hands, make a fist with the thumb tucked well inside your four fingers.
  • Place your fists on the abdomen region on both sides of your navel.
  • Now exhale and start pulling the abdomen inside slightly. After this, bend forward slowly and start pressing the navel with your fists.
  • Keep your back as straight you can get, and keep looking forward in your bend position.
  • Now keep the breath well outside in this pose and maintain it for a period of time which is comfortable for you.
  • Now to release this pose, inhale and then slowly raise your trunk up to the kneeling pose and bring your hands back to your sides and then relax.
  • Repeat this process for 4-5 times.

 

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