30 Days Weight lose Challenge | Day 11 | Bhujangasana | Cobra Pose | Backbend Pose



30 Days Weight lose Challenge | Day 11 | Bhujangasana | Cobra Pose | Backbend Pose

Bhujangasana comes from the word bhujanga meaning cobra or snake and asana meaning pose. Bhujangasana is also known as Cobra Stretch.

Benefits of Bhujangasana

# Improves flexibility of the upper and middle back

# Expands the chest

# Improves blood circulation

# Reduces fatigue and stress

# Opens up the shoulders and neck to relieve pain

# Tones the abdomen

# Strengthens the entire back and shoulders

# Useful for people with respiratory disorders such as asthma

Tips for beginners

# Avoid jerks and overstretching.
# You may instinctively move your shoulders away from your ears.Keep them relaxed, even if it means bending your elbows. With regular practice, you will be able to deepen the stretch by straightening the elbows.
# Ensure that your feet are still close together.
# While maintaining the pose, breathe evenly.

Contraindications of Bhujangasana

# Avoid practicing Bhujangasana if you are pregnant.
# Do not practice it if you have fractured ribs or wrists, or have recently undergone abdominal surgeries, such as for hernia.
# Also, avoid doing Bhujangasana if you suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
# Do not practice this yoga pose during an astmatic attack.
# Practice the Cobra Pose under a trained teacher for guidance if you have suffered from chronic diseases or spinal disorders in the past.

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