ChakkiChalanasan(The Churning Mill Pose) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, M

ChakkiChalanasan ChakkiChalanasan(The Churning Mill Pose) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modifications

30 Min activity


Chakki Chalan Asan
(The Churning Mill Pose)

Chakki Chalan asana derived its name from Hindi. The term Chakki means mill, Chalan means to churn or drive,Asana means pose.
Hence, Chakki Chalan asan is known as the churning mill pose. This pose mimics the posture of a hand-moved wheat grinder. This grinder is most commonly used in villages. Your body seems like you are churning that wheel.
Chakki chalanasana has lots of health benefits including strengthening of abdominal organs, reproductive system, digestive system. This pose prevents back pain, menstrual cramps, reduces abdominal, increases blood circulation of your body. This pose though is very beneficial but it must be avoided in certain cases of injury or any form of pain. Individuals must confirm with their yoga instructor or doctor before practicing the pose.
Chakki chalanasana pose will stretch your abdomen, hamstring, shoulders, and thighs. Practicing Chakki chalanasana will enhance flexibility in our bodies. it will strengthen and lengthen the spine, thighs, hamstring, calf, and shoulder. It balances our energy. Thus, this pose includes spiritual benefits.

Step 1: Sit on the floor with your legs spread to do stretching. Your legs should be straight in front of your body.
Step 2: Interlock your fingers and keep your hand straight to the chest.
Step 3: Keep your arms straight and horizontally move your upper body and hand. You must ensure that your hands remain straight and do not bend your elbow.
Step 4: Take a complete clockwise rotation. Bend in the back and forward as much as you can. Complete the pose with a clockwise rotation.
Step 5: Repeat the process at least 15 times.
Step 6: Take another round in the anticlockwise direction. Follow the above procedure with the given precautions to avoid any injury. Do not rotate your hips.
Precautions: Props and modifications: