Parvatasan Parvatasan(Mountain Pose) : Benefits, Method, Precautions, Modifications

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Parvatasan
(Mountain pose)

yoga is the need of the time. Time is moving fast and technology is growing. But all this affects our health in one or the other ways. In the fast-growing world people, in general, ignore their routines. There isn’t any specific time for sleeping, eating, and waking up. As a result, the health of an individual is deteriorating. The only way left is to practice exercise. but now the question arises is –what kind of exercise should an individual practice to enhance the health. To freshen up the mind, body, and soul and to get the most benefit out of a single exercise. The answer to all these questions is YOGA.  Yoga is not just a need rather it is a necessity of humans to protect themselves from all diseases. Yoga keeps us young and energized. It enhances our life and reduces stress, tension, and anxiety.
Yoga though is very beneficial but for beginners, it’s hard to decide how and where to start from? You can start from one of the simplest poses i.e. Parvatasan and once you feel comfortable you can continue practicing other difficult poses.  Parvatasan was named after the posture of this asana.
                                 Parvat means mountain
                                 Asana means pose.
Hence, Parvatasan is a mountain pose. This pose is easy to practice and an individual from all age groups can practice the pose. It is a simple, effective, and simple sitting yoga pose that provides strength and energy to your body, mind, and soul. You should practice this pose from 1 minute to a maximum of 5 minutes. Do not overdo any pose as this may cause injury. For a beginner, it is very important to read all the instructions before practicing the poses.
Benefits:

Technique:
Step 1: Sit on the floor with your legs folded one on the other as you sit in the meditation position.
Step 2: Bring your hands close to your body and join the palms as you are doing namaskar.
Step 3: Raise them straight up and stretch as much as possible. Do not force your breathing or your body. Keep it natural.
Step 4: You must stretch your whole body and keep your torso straight.
Step 5: Hold on to this pose for at least 1 minute or as much as you can. Do not force yourself to stay in the posture. This may cause injury to your body.
Step 6: Relax and get back to the initial position.
Step 7: Repeat the exercise at least 5 times.
Precautions: Props and modification:  
 

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