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Your Body – Natarajasana

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

‘Nat ‘means ‘Dance’ and ‘Raja’ means ‘King’. So this pose is called as Nataraja Pose.

Benefits: Strengthens legs hips, ankles and chest.
Helps to reduce weight.
Stretches the thighs, groin, and abdominal organs.
Improves posture and your balance.
Improves digestive system.
Good for improving concentration.
Releases stress and calms the mind.

Procedure: Stand straight on your yoga mat and arms by your sides. While inhaling bend your right leg backwards and hold your right ankle with the right hand. Try to move your right leg upwards as much as you can.Extend your left arm straight out in front. In the beginning you can take the help of another person.

Hold this posture for 20 – 30 seconds and keep breathing normally. Now slowly come back to starting position.
Repeat this with left leg then right leg.

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