Cow or cat pose is named after the words cow(batila) and cat(marjara) of Sanskrit origin. This is a very easy and beneficial yoga pose that benefits the neck, spine, lumber.
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The spine gets a ‘normal’ position and relieves itself from stress and strain. Very beneficial to all types of practitioners, of all age groups, particularly those who have to follow a sedentary lifestyle.
Benefits of Bow Pose (Dhanurasana) is so magical ! This is especially so in the context of the present-day-world. Our world is so Fast and Workaholic now! We have to stay seated and stuck to our study tables, computers, TV Sets for long hours. All these require us to look forward, bend forward for hours together. This makes our spines(from Neck to Lumbar) vulnerable and prone to lifestyle diseases. People leading a sedentary lifestyle can be an easy victim to diseases such as spondylosis, diabetes, etc. This yoga pose is just a blessings from God to them ! So the benefits of Bow pose (dhanurasana) can be just amazing to you !
Image : Bow Pose ( Dhanurasana )
This is a great stress-buster i.e., relieves stress and tension.
It lightens the body making it more reflexive
Improves digestion, removes constipation
Beneficial to the Liver and all the organs.
Decreases fat in the belly and waist, thus having a better overall effect.
Benefits of Fish Pose (Matsyasana) are just countless! These, in brief, are as follows:
Relieves the Spine thoroughly from lumber to neck region
Brings the spine in reverse position from lumber to neck just opposite to the position while we work seated in a chair
Expands the chest and the associated muscles enhancing the capacity of the lungs and the heart fighting off related diseases like asthma and other respiratory diseases.
Relieves the throat, shoulder, and abdominal organs
Stimulates the parathyroid gland
Sharpens the brain
One Form of Fish Pose
Don’t Cross your Comfort Level
Keep watch over your Breathing
Do relax with Corpse pose after each practice of Fish Pose
Fish Pose ( Thirty Seconds) > Corpse Pose ( Thirty Seconds)> Fish Pose ( Thirty Seconds)> Corpse Pose ( Thirty Seconds)> Fish Pose( Thirty Seconds) > Corpse Pose( Thirty Seconds) > Fish Pose ( Thirty Seconds)> Corpse Pose( Thirty Seconds) . Should be practiced this way in the primary stage. You can practice four times to the maximum in this way. As a beginner you can practice lesser times.