What Is Urdhwa Hastottanasana And What Are Its Benefits

Urdhwa Hastottana Benefits

Do you know how to practice Urdhwa Hastottanasana? Do you know how to reduce your extra flab and become more slim with Urdhwa Hastottanasana? Here is how to do it.

If you practice Urdhwa Hastottanasana on a regular basis, you can quickly reduce the extra flab and your waist becomes slim. This asana sometimes included as yoga for zero figure. If you are obese, this asana improves your look and makes your strong.

Benefits of Urdhwa Hastottanasana

  • This asana improves your look.
  • This asana is good for obese people.
  • This asana massages every organ of your stomach.
  • It improves your digestive system.
  • A great yoga for obesity for men and women of all ages.
  • It makes your intestine active and helps to cure gas and constipation.
  • This asana can be included in your diets-asana-chart. A great asana for diabetes. It regulates the secretion of insulin and activates the pancreas.
  • It helps strengthen hands, legs, thighs, back, waist and neck muscles.

How to Practice Urdhwa Hastottanasana 

First, stand straight and spread your legs 1 to 1.5 ft apart (maximum).

Second, Interlock the fingers of your hand.

Third, Reverse the joined palms and slowly stretch your hands upwards.

Fourth, Bend your waist towards the left direction, while exhaling and stay in that position for a couple of minutes.

Fifth, keep your elbows straight upward the head straight the knees and, sides of your feet firmly placed on the ground.

Sixth, now breathe normally and keep close your eyes.

Seventh, to return to the normal position, you should keep your waist straight and inhale properly.

Eight, repeat this on the right side as you did on the left side.

Things to Remember

Practice this Yoga Asana 6-8 times.

Precaution for this Asana – The Urdhwa Hastottanasana

Do not practice this yoga asana in haste and avoid jolts while attaining and also returning back to the normal position.

While doing Urdhwa Hastottanasana bend your waist as much as you can without much pressure.

If you are suffering from back or joint pain do not practice Urdhwa Hastottanasana.

Note: Consult a yoga trainer or instructor for your exercise regimen and to avoid unwanted injury.

Happy Practicing!

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About the Author: Kabbyik

Kabbyik Mitra is a Content Developer & Technical Writer, the owner of Yoga2all.com. He had started the blog pertaining to health and wellness in 2013, and previously worked for different online platforms on a freelance basis and worked for various organizations. An Indian native, Kabbyik has more than 6-year of experience in journalism and bilingual communications, including health and tech magazines, online writing, proofreading and editing for both national as well as international publications of repute. Kabbyik holds an MBA in Marketing & Financial Management from the Manipal, Sikkim University, India, where he studied as a full-timer. In addition, he is a certified science communicator and writer from Indian Science News Association, completed full-time 6-month training program on science communication and media practice. Kabbyik’s favorite book is An Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of Nation.

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