Regular practice of this pose is very beneficial to your mind and body. It releases the pressure on your spine and also provides an entire stretch through upper body to fingertips. It strengthens and stretches the insides of your legs while massaging your internal organs. It improves your breathing and clears your mind. It rejuvenates all the mental processes and also energizes the entire being.
How to practice:
- Bring together your big toes and keep your knees wide apart. Now inhale lifting your spine and extending your stomach.
- Exhale while bending forward from your hips as you walk your hands out as far in front as possible, extending from your hips to your fingertips.
- Place your forehead on the ground and your buttocks back to the heels. Work your pubis to the floor. Stretch your inner thigh muscles. Focus on your breath.
- Breathe into your abdomen as you extend it forward in to the breastbone, thus creating length through your upper body. Exhale from deep in your abdomen relaxing in your spine and continue slow controlled breathing.