Benefits: Bharadvajasana stretches your spine, shoulders, and hips. It improves digestion, massages the abdominal organs, and makes excretion easier. The pose detoxifies your body and tones and strengthens your upper back. It also relieves neck pain and sciatica.
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2. Rajakapotasana (King Pigeon Pose)
Rajakapotasana or the King Pigeon Pose is a seated bend that puffs up your chest, resembling a pigeon’s stance. Hence, the name. It is an advanced pose and requires daily practice to master. Practice the asana in the morning or the evening. But make sure your stomach is empty and bowels are clean. Rajakapotasana is a Vinyasa Yoga asana and takes about 30 to 60 seconds to do.
Benefits: Rajakapotasana stretches your entire lower body and makes your hips more flexible. It strengthens your core, back, neck, and shoulders and opens up your chest.
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3. Anantasana (Sleeping Vishnu Pose)
Anantasana or the Sleeping Vishnu Pose looks like the sleeping position of Lord Vishnu in Hindu mythology. ‘Ananta’ means infinite, and it is also the name of the snake that forms a roof to Lord Vishnu while he is sleeping. Practice Anantasana in the morning on an empty stomach. It is a basic level Hatha Yoga asana and takes 15 to 30 seconds to do.
Benefits: Anantasana increases blood circulation to your brain and heart. It stretches your entire body. It also treats disorders of the urinary bladder and uterus and solves menstrual problems. It strengthens your torso and increases the flexibility of the leg muscles.
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4. Malasana (Squat Pose)
Malasana or the Squat Pose is a simple squatting position. Something that children and people who do physical labor easily do. Also, it is an age-old position of excretion. It aligns the body in a way that makes defecation easier. Those who are not active enough find Malasana uncomfortable. Practice it daily in the mornings on an empty stomach to master it. It is a basic level Hatha Yoga asana that takes 60 seconds to do.