The Cobra Pose, Technique of Bhujangasan , Benefits and Precautions

Bhujangasan (The Cobra Pose) The Cobra Pose, Technique of Bhujangasan , Benefits and Precautions

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  Bhujangasan (The cobra Pose)
Bhujangasan is an important part of the sun salutation or Surya namaskar. Sun salutation is incomplete with Bhujangasan. The name of this pose is derived from the Sanskrit language. In Sanskrit,bhujang means serpen,asana means pose.
This pose is also known as the cobra pose. Cobra pose is known for increasing flexibility. Practicing this pose will help in reducing back pain. Bhujangasana can be practiced from 30 seconds to 5 minutes. This pose will reduce belly fat. It gives a good stretch to your belly, thighs, arms, and chest. It will open up your chest. This is a great pose to lengthen and strengthen your spine. This pose is believed to open the divine cosmic energy that will help you in self-realization. This pose can be performed by any age group. The presence of bhujangasan asana can be seen in the cycle of Surya namaskar. It is a part of Surya namaskar. The discussion of this pose can be seen in Vedic and science. This pose stretches the muscles of the torso. it is a heart-opening pose that stretches your whole body. It will reduce the soreness of your back and shoulder. It increases flexibility in the body and strengthens your back.
Cobra pose is a great posture to relieve your stress. It will increase the blood flow in your body. This pose will make you feel more energetic and happy. It will help you in improving your will prevent you from bloating. This pose is great for your back. It will improve your back pain. Practicing this exercise will strengthen your abdomen. This pose can be practiced individually after completing your yoga to give your body a good stretch and to avoid any kind of injury. You can also practice some preparatory poses before practicing this.

Step 1: lay down on your belly on the flat surface with your body and head straight.

Step 2: Keep your feet apart and your hands near your ribs.
Step 3: lift your torso, head, and neck and look toward the ceiling. Your abdomen and legs should be on the floor.
Step 4: Straighten your arms and your shoulders away from your ear.
Step 5: Hold the pose as long as you can. Do not force your breath. inhale and exhale naturally.
Step 6: Relax and get back to the initial position.
Step 7: Repeat the pose at least twice depending on how long can you hold.
Precautions: Props and modification: