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Garudasan Eagle Pose yoga asanas, How to Perform Eagle Pose, benefits of Eagle Pose

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Garudasan  (Eagle pose)
Garudasan is a standing balancing pose that requires your hands and legs. Garudasan is a Sanskrit word that has a very beautiful meaning in English. The term Garud means eagle
Asana means pose.
Hence, Garudasan is an eagle pose. Eagle is considered as the messenger of God. So, people considered the Garudasan pose as a god pose. It stretches your upper body, legs. Back, abdomen, shoulder, and calves.
Garudasan is a very beneficial pose. It strengthens your quadriceps, calves, and lower back muscles. It is very important to have a good body balance before practicing this pose. Your body must be steady.
Garudasan has various hidden benefits. It improves concentration, flexibility, strengthens and loosens joints. This pose will activate the Muladhara chakra. Muladhara chakra is the foundation of the physical structure and the energy body. Activating Muladhara chakra will enhance your sexual desires and improve your sexual health. This pose could be a great help in reducing anxiety and stress. Practicing Garudasan will help you in curing problems of sciatica. Sciatica is a condition of severe pain that radiates from the back into the hips and outer side of the leg caused by compression of sciatic nerves.
It is recommended to practice Garudasan daily for at least 15 seconds. The best time for practicing Garudasan is the morning after evacuation. The pose can cure stiffness and improve flexibility. It lengthens and strengthens your spine. Practicing this pose will give a good stretch to your body.

Step 1: Begin the asana by standing straight as we do in the Tadasana pose. Relax your body and mind. You can practice deep breathing before starting the pose to relax your body.
Step 2: Slightly bend your knees and keep the right leg crossed over the left as close as possible. Avoid the gap between the legs. Here, balance your body on the left foot.
Step 3: Now bend your elbow towards your chest and bring your hands together crossing each other and connecting palms.
Step 4: Touch your elbow to the knee by bringing the knee up and bending yourself down.
Step 5: Balance the pose by gazing in one direction.
Step 6: Relax and get back to the initial position by slowly unfolding yourself.
Step 7: Practice the pose with the right leg. Similarly, try to change the direction of your hands.
Precautions: Props and modification: