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Your Body – Tittibhasana

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

 ‘Tittibha’ means one small insect, the final position of this posture looks like this insect, so this posture called as Tittibhasan.

Benefits:

  • Makes the abdomen, chest muscles stronger;
  • Gives good exercise to the thighs, neck and sacro-lumber part of the body;
  • Makes the shoulder stronger;
  • Increases the concentration.

Procedure:  To start off, remain in the squatting position. Place your feet at a short distance from the shoulders. The feet should be in front of your hands. Take your hands through the legs and press them behind the calves. Take your arms and shoulders and place them behind your thighs. Bend your knees and in the squatting position take your legs close to the shoulders. Now lift your body off the floor. Your body weight should rest on your palms. Your arms should be in a straight position. The thighs should be tightened and the body should be pushed up. Remain in the position for a few seconds and then release.

Caution: Those who have lower back injury, elbow and wrist injury or shoulder injury should avoid Tittibhasana.

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