hare pose , Learn how to practice, Benefits, Video of Shashankasan

Shashankasan hare pose , Learn how to practice, Benefits, Video of Shashankasan

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Shashankasan (Hare pose)

The running world needs to settle down a little bit. It is very important to sit down and think of yourself. you have to be selfish for your own sake. To maintain your health and to refresh your mind you need some time just for yourself. In that time you can practice meditation or yoga. You can practice some of the easiest yoga poses to distress yourself and to release tension from your body. Yoga can be beneficial in reducing anxiety, stress, anger, and depression. yoga will enhance your mood and make you feel light. You can practice some of the simplest yoga poses and enhance your mood.

One such pose is shashankasan. Shashankasan is a Sanskrit word. The meaning of the name is Shash means hare, Ank means lap ,Asan is a pose. Hence, the Shashank pose is called the hare pose in English. This pose has different names. People often call it, rabbit pose or moon pose. The pose has various hidden benefits. This pose enhances blood circulation and improves back pain. Practicing hare pose will help you in strengthening your spine and enhance the overall health of the spine. This is an easy pose and can be practiced by people of all age groups. You can master this pose easily and in no time. All you need is to practice the pose daily. 15 minutes of practice will be enough in mastering the pose. You can also practice some of the preparatory poses like the staff pose or thunderbolt pose.

Step 1: Sit on the floor in vajarasan. Adjust yourself accordingly.
Step 2: Slightly apart your legs from the knees. Keep your toes touched in such a way that you can fix your hips in between the legs and touch the floor.
Step 3: Place your buttocks between the gap of your parted legs and keep your back, hands straight.
Step 4: Now bend yourself to the forward direction and your hands should touch your toes or in the backward direction. Do not force your breathing. Breath naturally.
Step 5: Hold on to the pose for at least 5 minutes.
Step 6: Relax and get back to the initial position.
Precautions: Props and modification: