Bhujangasana For Stress Relief - To Bust Stress - Treatment, Tips & Cure in Tamil

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Bhujangasana means a snake pose. In this asana, the body attains the shape of a raised-hood, the stance of a snake. In this posture, the muscles are slowly and gradually stretched into the final position.
It is a rejuvenating exercise as well as a cure for shoulder problems. It also strengthens the diaphragm of heart and is good for digestion and youth vitality.

The steps to do Bhujangasana are as follows :

1. Lie on your belly on the floor.
2. Place your forehead on the floor with palms by the side of the trunk.
3. Slowly inhale lifting the head and trunk back from the floor.
4. While raising the trunk, straighten the elbows by pressing the palms on the floor.
5. Keep the legs perpendicular to the ground by bending the knees and exhale.
6. Remove the left arm off the floor and clasp the left knee, by applying pressure on the right hand.
7. Maintain this position for several deep breaths and exhale slowly while lowering your body and bringing your arms against the body and relax.

Yoga practices can make us more and more sensitive to subtler and subtler sensations in the body. Paying attention to and staying with finer and finer sensations within the body is one of the surest ways to steady the wandering mind.
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