TRIKONASANA

TRIKONASANA – THE TRIANGLE POSTURE

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Description:

“Trikona” in sanskrit, means “Triangle”. It augments the movement of the Half Spinal Twist and gives an excellent lateral stretch to the spine, toning the spinal nerves and helping the proper functioning of the digestive system.

Health Benefits :

  • Strengthens your legs, feet and ankles
  • Stretches your hips, groins, hamstrings, calves and spine
  • Opens your chest and shoulders
  • Strengthens your back, neck and abdominals
  • Stimulates your abdominal organs, aiding in digestion
  • Therapeutic for stress, anxiety, infertility, flat feet, neck pain, osteoporosis, sciatica and symptoms of menopause
  • Relieves backache, especially during pregnancy

Consideration :

Step 1:

Start with the Downward Facing Dog Pose (Adho Mukha Svanasana).

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Step 2: Move your left foot forward for about 1 meter.

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Step 3: Put your left hand beside your foot and carry your weight with the lower back and on the heels of your

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