Ardha Titli asana

Half butterfly

Ardha Titali Asana

  • Routine:

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    • Remain in the primary position.
    • Bending the right knee put the right leg on the left thigh as far as possible.

    • Allow the right heel to touch the waist.
    • Put the right palm on the thigh.
    • Grasp firmly the right toe with the left hand.
    • Keep the spinal chord and the neck straight.
    • Hold the left leg straight with the heel touching the floor.

    • Inhaling deep, effortlessly press the knee floor ward.
    • Now exhaling deep but slow, raise the knee up to the breast.

    • Avoid forward bending.
    • This is the first cycle of the practice.
    • Repeat 5 times each with alternate legs.
    • You may also perform this exercise with rhythmic breathing.

    Consciousness:

    • On the movement of hip joint.
    • Mental counting.
    • Relaxation of inner thigh muscles.

    Benefits:

    • Helps one to sit in the meditative pose comfortably.

    Contraindications:

    • 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy.

Imagephotography credits : fotobutik photography (Vadodara)

 

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