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Sunday, July 25, 2010

ADHAVASANA OR ADHAV ASANA OR PRONE POSE OR REVERSE CORPSE POSE

Adhav Asana or Prone Posture is basically Reverse Corpse Pose or Shav Asana. It is a relaxation Asana meant to ease out whole body. As its name suggests it is exactly the reverse of the Corpse Pose. This Asana is classified under the Hatha branch of yoga which is known to greatly benefit your physical self. It is a simple Asana to perform and is mainly aimed at relaxing all your body parts and thus making you experience an utter state of relaxation. It is also termed as the companion pose for relaxation in which you lie on your stomach with your arms along the body and palms towards the floor.

TECHNIQUE

Lie down on your stomach.

Stretch out both your arms forward on either side of your head.

Relax your whole body as you are required to do in Shav Asana.

Stay in the Asana in completely relaxed position for sometime.

Now loosen yourself and get relaxed.

If you feel pain in any of your body parts while doing this Asana then do not continue.

This Asana can be done as long as you want and feel comfortable. Know your capacity and practice this Asana for as long as you are at ease with it.

Enjoy practicing this Asana because that is the only way to derive maximum benefits out of it.

Maintain natural and rhythmic breathing throughout the Asana and you have to concentrate on your breath.

It is recommended to practice this Asana before or during a yoga session.

BENEFITS

If you practice Adhav Asana following all its steps and precautions then you are sure to shell out a lot of relaxation from it.

Adhav Asana is extremely beneficial for people suffering from the problem of slipped disc, stiff neck and stooping figure.

This Asana is also very beneficial for people suffering from insomnia as it is an excellent sleeping pose that does all well for whole body.

This Asana energizes whole body and mind.

It also cures tiredness and tensions of a busy day.

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