Ardh Halasana(Half Plough Pose) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modificati

Ardh Halasana Ardh Halasana(Half Plough Pose) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modifications

30 Min activity


Ardha halasana
(Half plough pose)

Ardha halasana is also known as half plough pose. Ardha halasana is a Sanskrit word. Ardha means half, Hala means plough, Asana means pose.
So, Ardha halasana is known as half plough pose. This is considered one of the most practiced poses before performing any halasana. This pose is beneficial in the digestive system. This pose will enhance the blood circulation in your body. In this pose, we perform the shape of half a plough. This pose will help you to cure many diseases related to the heart. It will cure many other problems like blood clots. This pose will help you to improve fertility. This is a great posture to practice if you are planning pregnancy. It is one of the easiest and most beneficial yoga postures. This pose helps you to increase the blood flow in your legs. Practicing this posture will reduce the swelling of your legs. This pose will help you to tone up your body. It will help you to reduce belly fat. It enhances the overall health of your abdomen. Practicing this posture will improve the digestive health of an individual. This pose enhances your sexual health. It will improve the fertility of women and help them to conceive. If an individual is suffering from back pain he can perform this pose to cure his backache.
This pose will enhance liver and kidney functions. It will strengthen your thighs and calf muscles. This pose will stimulate the abdominal organs. This pose increases the flexibility of your legs. It will also make your spine flexible. This pose will open up your hips and inner thighs and improve your motion. This pose will help an individual to maintain blood pressure. This pose will improve your body. This will improve your appetite. This pose will calm down your mind and help you to control your emotions.

Step 1: lie down on your back straight in the supine position.
Step 2: Keep your hand straight on the floor beside your hips.
Step 3: Lift your leg in the upward direction.
Step 4: Hold the pose for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Step 5: Inhale and exhale naturally. Do not force your breath as it may cause injury.
Step 6: Get back to the initial position and relax.
Step 7: Repeat the pose at least 5 times. Props and modification: