Benefits of Intermediate Plow Poses (Halasana)
The benefits of intermediate plow poses (Halasana) are immense. You might be unable to practice a full-fledged Plow Pose (Halasana) for some reasons like strain and pain along your spine (from neck to lumbar). You can practice the intermediate or easy Plow Poses to get the benefits of it ! For various reasons, you may like to follow these intermediate poses. In that case, you practice the easier pose which will not be strenuous to you. Go for the intermediate poses then.
Some factors may restrict you to follow a full-fledged plow pose like age, neck pain, back pain etc. In such situations intermediate, easier poses are the way out for us. In case, you feel problems, avoid plow pose totally.
Nowadays, we spend most of our time sitting before the computers, TV, mobile in a bend-forward position. So doing bend-forward exercises can put pressure on neck, lumbar, spine. This can be uncomfortable and unbeneficial for the practitioners. So, avoid this pose then.
The image I: Easy Plow Pose
Image II: Easy Plow Pose.
Image III: Easy Plow Pose
- Calms down the brain.
- Invigorates the abdominal organs and the thyroid gland.
- Stretches the shoulders and spine.
- Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause.
- Reduces stress and fatigue.
- Therapeutic for backache, headache, infertility, insomnia, sinusitis
This should be supplemented with Backbend like Bow Pose.