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Trikonasana (Triangle Pose) – How to do and Health Benefits

As we keep our body in a triangle shape, it is called as Triangle Pose. It is also named as Trikonasana.

Are you are looking for weight loss, lose belly fat by practicing yoga poses?

Trikonasana and Utthita Trikonasana are the best combination for you. It makes and keeps your body shape and fit.

Apart from that you will definitely gain all the health benefits mentioned below by practicing this yoga pose regularly.

How to do Trikonasana (Triangle Pose)

1. Stand erect keeping the legs apart about 1 ½ (1 and a half) foot on mat.

2. Raise both the hands, side wards, lateral to shoulders on the sides. The hands should be parallel to the floor. The palms must be kept upwards.

3. Gently slide to the right side; briskly hold the right knee with right hand. Lift the left hand for an angle to 90 degree, touching the left ears.

Note: In the picture yoga teacher doing left side.

4. Without bending the knees, turn the head, look at the lifted left hand’s palm.

5. Remain up to 30 counts breathing normally.

6. Coming back to the original position, stand straight, keeping the hands to the sides of the body.

7. As for other side follow the same instructions and remain up to 30 counts.

8. It is enough to practice 2 rounds for each side. After finish Trikonasana (Take 1 min break) practice Utthita Trikonasana.

How to do Utthita Trikonasana

1. After practicing trikonasana turn the right leg towards the right side.

2. Stood forward without bending the knees, hold the right heel with the right hand.

3. Other hand has to be lifted to an angle of 90 degree, turn the head upwards facing the raised head.

4. Breath normally to 30 counts in the pose.

5. Now come back to the original position. As an alternate practice it on left leg.

6. Follow the same procedure, practice up to 2 rounds. After finished 2 rounds come back to savasana (Corpse Pose).

Trikonasana Benefits (Triangle Pose)

1. Waist, tuber gland, thyroid problem and enlargement of glands are cured.

2. It is one of the best yoga for back pain.

3. Practicing both yoga poses regularly helps to burn belly and hip fat.

3. Weakness of lungs, asthma and other respiratory disorders are cured easily.

4. This pose is very useful for weight loss and keeps your body fit and healthy.

5. Eye sight becomes more and more clear.

6. Stiffness of neck gets relieved and thereby headache because of stiffness can be prevented.

7. Clogging at blood vessels, heart pain and heart disorders are culled down.

8. Kidney disorders get detained.

9. Diaphragm gets strengthened; thereby hernia and intestinal hernia are prevented.

10. It eliminates improper growth of legs.

11. It eliminates extra growth of bones in the legs.

12. Women get their waist spruced up and look pink and pristine.

13. Loss of appetite, Indigestion and Constipation are virtually reduced.

Points to Remember:

1. After practicing Triangle Pose regularly, you can try to hold below the knees with your hands.

2. Do not bend the knees during practice.

Halasana (Plow Pose) – How to Do and Health Benefits

Halasana is one of advanced yoga pose, simple to practice and contains lots of benefits.

Hala means Plow and Asana means Pose. So it is also named as plow pose. Plow is a most popular agriculture instrument used to prepare the soil for sowing seeds.

Likewise Plow, halasana rejuvenate the inner parts of your body and make it healthy again.

Especially for men it corrects the sexual and semen related problems like premature ejaculation, spermatorrhoea, and night emission effectively.


Some Highlighting benefits of this yoga pose are,

If you practice halasana regularly then you completely avoid lifestyle diseases like diabetes, obesity, constipation, stomach disorders, blood pressure and menstrual disorders.

When you become older the back bone loses its elasticity and turns stiff.

As long as the elasticity is there you will be healthy. When it becomes stiff you will be old. Practising halasana helps to keep the back bone flexible even at your old age.

How to Do Halasana

1. Lie on the carpet and join the legs together.

2. Raise the legs to an angle of 90 Degree.

3. Thrust the palms; raise the waist and legs, bending forwards curving the back and resting the legs on the floor above head.

4. Little by little try to place the big toe on the floor and keep the legs straight.

5. Balance the whole weight on the shoulder blade, shift both the hands over the head, join the fingers hold the head with it and relax the elbows on the floor.

6. Move a little forward putting the thumb toes outward.

7. Remain in that position for 100 counts.

8. Then release the fingers above the head, pressing the pals on the floor taking back the thumb toe gently bring the body and legs to the floor.

9. Practice up to 2 rounds is enough. After finishing Halasana do Savasana.

Health Benefits of Halasana

1. It clears constipation and stomach disorders.

2. Halasana helps to reduce both belly and body fat.

3. The inner organs like thyroid, kidney, spleen and pancreas are nourished well.

4. It normalizes high blood pressure.

5. Menstrual disorders in women are cured.

6. It improves memory power. Therefore a student practicing this yoga pose regularly helps to score high marks in examination.

7. With a broad shoulder and a trim waist it gives sleek look.

8. As more blood flows to face, the face dazzles and kept young.

9. Muscle fibers and cervical vertebrae, Thoracic vertebrae and Lumbar vertebrae on the back are strengthened.

10. It helps to keep your back bone flexible and strong.

Useful Tips

1. It is very hard to lift their waist can practice placing pillows under the waist.

2. Those who could not touch the floor with big toes can practice it placing the big toes on chair for some days.

3. Only after placing the big toes on the floor hands should be taken after placing next to the head otherwise there is a chance of falling on side wards.

4. At the beginning while practicing halasana it is possible to feel pain in lower part of the back. Do not worry practice regularly the pain will disappear very quickly.

Also Read – Fat burning Yoga Workouts


Those having lumbago, neck pain, spondylosis and high blood pressure should not practice this yoga pose.

Symptoms of High Blood Sugar (Hyperglycemia)

High Blood Sugar or Hyperglycemia is a condition in which the glucose or sugar in the blood is higher than usual. In this condition the level of sugar in the blood rises above 7 millimoles per liter (mmol/L).

The Symptoms of high blood sugar can have three stages. They are mild, moderate and extreme. Checkout the Symptoms of high blood sugar and find out you are affected by diabetes or not.

Common Symptoms of High Blood Sugar

Stage 1 – Mild High Blood Sugar

If your blood sugar level gradually increases above 10 mmol/L to 20 mmol/L, then you may feel mild symptoms of high blood sugar. The most common symptoms are increased thirsty and urinate. In other words you may urinate more than usual and thirsty. Symptoms are varying from one person to another. Checkout the main symptoms of mild high blood Sugar.

1. Weight losssymptoms of high blood sugar

2. Increased urination

3. Fatigue

4. Muscle weakness

5. Increased appetite

6. Increased thirst

7. Itching

8. Delayed healing of the wounds

Stage 2 – Moderate High Blood Sugar

If your blood sugar level gradually increases above 20 mmol/L (Adults) and 14 mmol/L (Children), your symptoms may change from moderate to severe high blood sugar. The symptoms are

1. Eye complications

2. Dry skin

3. Trophic ulcers

4. Diabetic neuropathy

5. Nephropathy

6. Always thirsty

Stage 3 – Extreme High Blood Sugar

If your body produces No Insulin then you may face the following symptoms,

1. Deep or Rapid breathingsymptoms of high blood sugar

2. Weak pulse

3. Loss of appetite

4. Vomiting

5. Heart disease

6. Stomach Pain

7. Fruity smell on your breadth

8. Confusion

If your blood sugar level increases continuously, then you become unconscious. In my next article I will show you easy steps to control diabetes with yoga poses, changing life style and food habits. Also checkout some foods that helps to reverse diabetes naturally.

Reference: Hyperglycemia or High Blood Sugar symptoms

Vajrasana | Thunderbolt Pose – How to Do and Health Benefits

Vajrasana is one of the beginners yoga pose packed with lot of health benefits. “Vajra” means Thunderbolt in Sanskrit. So it is also called as Thunderbolt Pose. Practising this yoga pose regularly helps to keeps you strong and healthy. Basically yoga poses are practice only on empty stomach. But this yoga pose can be practice after taking food. One special benefit of vajrasana is to avoid indigestion from your life.


How to do Vajrasana

1. Sit on the carpet stretching the legs together.

2. Fold the right leg and tuck the sole (foot) under the right buttock.

3. Follow the same for left leg (fold the left leg and tuck the sole under the left buttock) and keep both the knees together.

4. Place the big toes toughing the other, briskly spread the soles and sit on it. Spinal cord has to be kept straight.

5. Place the palms on the right thighs without bending the elbows.

6. Breathing normally and remains up to 30 counts.

7. For release, slowly lean the upper body forward and place the hands on the carpet. Sit on left side and take the right leg and straighten it. Then sit on right side and take the left leg and sit straight.

Health Benefits of Vajrasana

1. It relieves headache.

2. Weakness of kidney gets eliminated and propels the function.

3. Knee joint pain gets lubricated.

4. Practicing this asana regularly arrests arthritis.

5. Sciatica and Nervous disorders gets subdued.

6. Indigestion gets suppressed.

7. It helps to reduce stress and keeps you relax.

Pre Caution:

1. Pregnant women should not practice this yoga pose.

2. Those who suffer from arthritis should avoid this yoga pose.

3. While practicing vajrasana, if pain arises around the heel. Then place a pillow and practice on it.

Also Read – Best Yoga for Back Pain

10 Natural Home Remedies for Constipation

Home Remedies are the best way to get rid of constipation. Before taking home remedies for constipation find out what is the reason that you are affected by this disease. Go through the most common causes for constipation that helps to find out the exact reason. Then add two important things daily. One is intake fiber rich foods and exercise regularly. And also there are lots of yoga poses are available to cure constipation. Such poses like Matsyasana, Vakrasana, Pavana Muktasana are the best yoga for constipation.

home remedies for constipation

Let us see the causes, symptoms and home remedies for constipation.

What is Constipation?

Constipation is defined as irregular, infrequent and difficult passage of stool. The person can also come with complaints of straining, a sensation of incomplete evacuation and slight abdominal discomfort. Normal bowel emptying can vary from three times a day to three times a week.

Causes of Constipation:

List of common causes for constipation are as follows.

1. Intake large amount of dairy products.

2. During natural childbirth or pregnancy

3. Stress

4. Depression

5. Lack of Physical Activities or Exercise

6. Over usage of stool softeners for a long period weakens the bowel muscles.

7. Over heat produced in our body.

8. Taking heavy foods during dinner.

9. Neurological disorders

10. Hypothyroidism

11. Insufficient water intake

12. Taking antacid medicines and iron pills.

13. Sitting for a long time. (eg. Travelling, Computer related work)

Symptoms of Constipation:home remedies for constipation

Symptoms for constipation are given below.

1. Swollen Abdomen

2. Difficulty passing stools

3. Headache

4. Acidity

5. Vomiting

Foods that Cause Constipation:

List of foods that leads to constipation are,home remedies for constipation

1. Caffeine

2. Refined Sugars

3. Cheese

4. Red Meat

5. Chips

6. Processed Foods

7. Broiler Chicken

8. Hot & Spicy foods

Without avoid the foods and simply take the home remedies for constipation is not beneficial.

Foods for Constipation Relief:

home remedies for constipation

1. Intake more amounts of whole grains and fiber rich foods in your daily diet helps to keep the toxins flushed out of the body.

2. Among the vegetables carrot and spinach are very useful in relieving constipation.

3. In fruits papaya, orange, pear, guava, grapes, pomegranate and banana are useful.

4. A mixture of dried figs, seedless black raisins and almonds is taken daily.

Take these foods daily and follow the home remedies for constipation gives fast relief.

Best 10 Home Remedies for Constipation

home remedies for constipation

1. Indian Gooseberry (Amla)

Take Indian gooseberry (Amla), Grind and make it as paste. Add one teaspoonful of paste in warm milk and consume during breakfast. Do not add sugar. Repeat at bedtime but in a glass of warm water.

2. Cabbage Juice

Drinking a glass of diluted fresh cabbage juice before breakfast helps improve the bowel movement.

3. Raisins and Cardamom

Take ten raisins, one cardamom and a quarter teaspoonfuls of aniseeds and boil them all in a glass of milk and take it daily during bedtime.

4. Sugarcane Juice

Taking sugarcane juice after breakfast is useful for relieving constipation.

5. Orange

One to two oranges taken at bedtime and again on rising in the morning stimulates the bowel movements.

6. Mixed Fruits and Veg

A glass of fresh juice daily from fresh apples, orange, cabbage, carrots, cucumber or papaya in any combination is useful.

7. Grapes

One should take at least 350 grams of fresh grapes daily to relieve constipation. If fresh fruit is not available, a few raisins should be soaked for 24 hours and should be eaten early in the morning, along with the water in which they have been soaked.

8. Pears

Pears taken in the form of fresh fruit or fruit juice taken after dinner or with breakfast will help even in cases of patients suffering from chronic constipation.

9. Stewed prunes (plums) or Figs

Take stewed prunes (plums) or figs, prepared by boiling three to five prunes or figs for fifteen minutes (or soaking them overnight in a cup of hot milk with the addition of half a teaspoonful of genuine Molasses), and should be taken in the morning to aid regularity of bowel movements.

10. Water

Drink water early morning helps to pass stool easily. Many researches prove this method is highly beneficial for constipation and many chronic diseases. Drink Water every day in a healthy helps to prevent from many diseases including constipation.

Follow the home remedies and live a constipation free life. Are you find the reason why you are affected by constipation?

Sarvangasana (Shoulder Stand Pose) – How to do and Health Benefits

Sarvangasana is one of the advanced yoga pose packed with lot of health benefits. It is a total body workout pose. If you read the health benefits of sarvangasana then you like to do this yoga pose every day. Because it strengthens all the inner parts of your body and keeps it strong and healthy. It is also called as shoulder stand pose. Check out how to practise and its health benefits.


How to do Sarvangasana

Follow these easy steps to do sarvangasana. After finishing practice go to Savasana (Corpse Pose).

1. Lie on the carpet with legs together.

2. Raise the legs to an angle of 90 degree. Now press the floor with your palms, lift the waist and bring the legs forward. Then keep them vertical to the ground.

3. Bend the hands, hold the waist with the palms, balancing and raise the legs to an angle of 90 degree to the floor. Body and legs should ne straight vertical to the floor.

4. The whole weight of the body resting on the shoulder blade and adjust if it is not straight. Rest the elbow on the floor with palms supporting the body.

5. Maintain the pose up to 50 or to 100 counts. Eyes should see the toe nail. Legs should not move.

6. Lower the legs toe and back. Take the hands from the back and place it on the floor. Briskly bring the back to the floor, the legs and lie down.

7. Take rest and do it again. After finishing two rounds do savasana (corpse pose).

Health Benefits of Sarvangasana

These are the most important health benefits of sarvangasana.

1. Blood circulatory system, respiratory system and digestive system will be vivified.

2. While practicing this yoga pose more blood flows into throat, thyroid gland will be invigorated.

3. Sexual disorders are cured easily.

4. It rectifies disorders in ears, nose and throat.

5. Diseases at the bottom and around the heels are cured.

6. Hair loss and premature graying of hair are put to end or controlled.

7. Diseases caused in and around groin (also called as hernia) area will be cured.

8. Practise sarvangasana regularly decrease or increase body weight and maintains the perfect body weight.

9. Menstrual disorders, frequent abortions, leucorrhoea and barrenness in women are also cured.

10. Chronic patients will recover their loosed strength.

11. Kidney disorders are cured and urinary bladder is also made to function properly.

12. Regular practice of this yoga pose brightens the eye sight, diminishes dimness in hearing and improves the power of smelling in nose.

13. It purifies blood. Hence leukemia and such other skin diseases are easily cured.

14. Shrinking of skins, wrinkles in face, aged look and stiffness are refreshened and skin begins to bloom.

15. Masturbation and loss of seminal fluid through night wetting and other ways are brought into control and helps to restore their health to normal.

16. Asthma, liver disorders, intestinal disorders, constipation, diabetes, varicose veins and insomnia are cured.


Those who have affected by these following problems should avoid practice this pose.

1. High blood pressure

2. Heart problems

3. Middle ear trouble

4. Capillary

5. Weak age

6. Spondylosis

7. Slipped disc

For weak or old age people practice viparithakarani as an alternate for this yoga pose and gain all the benefits of sarvangasana.

Useful Tips:

1. Those who could not raise their body can practice it using pillows.

2. It is not good to practice this yoga pose facing east or west. So practice this pose by keep your head towards north is beneficial.

Top 8 Foods that Cause Constipation

Best way to prevent from constipation is avoiding foods that cause it. Sad news is some foods that you like to eat everyday leads to constipation. It is not possible to avoid all the foods that cause constipation. Keep it as limit after constipation relief. In this post I want to show you the list of foods that cause constipation.

foods that cause constipation

List of Foods that Cause Constipation

The main cause of constipation is related to your diet and lifestyle. The first most important medication you need for constipation relief is adding fiber rich foods and exercise. Follow the above tips, avoid foods that cause constipation, eat foods for constipation relief and take home remedies is enough to cure constipation naturally.

1. Dairy Products

foods that cause constipation

Ice cream, cheese and other dairy products leads to constipation. The only reason is these foods contain high fat and low sodium content.

2. Caffeine

Excess cups of Caffeine every day increase the risk of chronic constipation. And also avoid the over intake of foods like chocolates, black tea etc leads to healthy life.

3. Refined Sugars

Avoid taking foods like chocolate, cakes, baked products etc helps to cure constipation easily. These foods are low in fiber, high in fat and sugar content. Taking these foods frequently may increase the risk of chronic constipation.

4. Broiler Chicken

foods that cause constipation

Usually chicken is good for health because it contains enrich amount of proteins. But at the same time broiler chickens are feeding with steroids, chemical products that make our health worse and harden the passage of stool. So take domestic chicken after constipation cure is good for health.

5. Red Meat

Add more amount of red meat every day slows the digestive process. Another reason to avoid red meat is it increases the risk of cancer. It also takes the place of fiber food options in your diet. So limit your intake of red meat every day.

6. Frozen Foods

Over intake of frozen foods is not good for healthy life and it causes constipation. Like Dairy products these foods are low in fiber, high in fat and sodium.

7. Chips

foods that cause constipation

Potato chips, banana chips etc are the foods that you must avoid everyday because it replaces the fiber rich whole grains as snacks in your diet.

8. Unripe Bananas

Bananas are best foods to cure constipation but at the same time unripe bananas leads to constipation.

Also Read: Top 10 Foods for Everyday Healthy life

Do not take these foods while suffering from constipation. In this list which food you like to eat daily?

Top 10 Surprising Health Benefits of Exercise

Everybody knows exercise is good for health. But many people do not exercise regularly because of their work schedule, uninterested, lack of knowledge etc. Before reading health benefits of exercise I would like to give a simple example about the design of our body. That reveals the importance of exercise in everyday life.

We used to have bike that we loved but did not ride much and simply keeping it parked. After a while we noticed that when we looked it for a travel, the engine would not run well because it was built to run. If you do not ride it, it will breakdown.

Just like that your body was designed to move. It needs water, rest, healthy food and exercise to run smoothly. When you park yourself in a chair and do not exercise, eventually you may damage your engine. Many people these days are sick because they are not using their body. Soon they will affected by diseases like constipation, diabetes etc.

benefits of exercise

If you not do any exercises till now then make a plan first.

1. Choose which type of exercise is suitable for you.

2. Set a time for exercise. (i.e. Morning or Evening). Morning is more beneficial because you get some fresh air, makes you brisk etc.

3. Don’t say tomorrow, Start from today and get all the health benefits of exercise listed below.

Read: Health Benefits of Yoga Poses

10 Health Benefits of Exercise

benefits of exercise

1. Exercise helps to prevent and control diabetes:

Exercise holds special benefits of diabetes. By burning calories, exercise helps to control weight, which is also an important factor in the management of type 2 diabetes. Exercise is also important for individuals with type 1 diabetes. It helps to lower insulin requirements. It improves the body ability to use insulin.

2. Exercise gives you restful sleep:

One of the best ways to improve the quality of the sleep is to exercise. At the same time do not exercise within three hours of bedtime because it can cause insomnia. Stretching and relaxing your muscles at any time of the day help to ease stiffness and keeps you away from trouble sleeping.

3. Exercise slows the aging process:

Everyone wants to look young and fit forever. But the reality is that adults typically lose approximately half to 1 pound of muscle tissue every year past the age of twenty-five. Our body naturally progress towards more fat and less muscle. Muscle is essential for maintaining healthy body. And the only way to keep it strengthened on a regular basis, which means do exercise regularly.

4. Exercise builds strong bones:

More Researches shows that exercise works better than calcium in building strong bones. Exercise can help prevent osteoporosis. It can treat it by providing strength to your bones and muscles. It will slow mineral loss and improve your overall fitness, which reduce the risk of falls.

5. Exercise helps prevent colds and flu:

Aerobic exercise such as brisk walking, jogging or cycling boosts the body’s defenses against viruses and bacteria during the cold and flu season. Moderate amounts of exercise (i.e. thirty minutes, three to four times per week) produce positive results by increasing the circulation of immune cells from bone marrow, lungs and the spleen.

6. Exercise prevents heart attacks and heart diseases:

Most important health benefits of exercise is to prevent from cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular disease is the most common cause of death all over the world. Exercise protects you against it. Many studies show that moderate exercise is the single most important deterrent of heart related problems.

7. Exercise prevents cancer:

One-Third of cancer deaths can be linked to unhealthy diet and sedentary lifestyles. Simple movement and exercise decrease the risk of certain cancers such as breast, colon and prostate cancers. Brisk walking for about half to one hour per day decrease the risk of breast cancer.

8. Exercise promotes weight loss:

benefits of exercise

Weight training exercise increase your muscle mass, which raise your metabolic rate and enable you to burn more fat. Aerobic exercise such as brick walking and cycling is also a very effective way to lose weight. Moderate aerobic exercise is also quite effective at decreasing your appetite, but you must be in your target heart risk.

9. Exercise increases perspiration:

Sweating is one of the body’s ways of getting rid of waste products. The skin has been called as third kidney because it releases so many toxins from the body. At normal activity levels, people lose two to three cups of water a day in perspiration. But during an hour of hard exercise, people sweat out approximately a quart of water.

10. Exercise increases your energy level:

Aerobic exercise in your target heart rate range will increase your energy. Most people have the excuse that they are simply too tired to exercise they don’t realize that regular aerobic exercise can dramatically increase their energy level.

Read: Health Benefits of Almonds

These are the 10 health benefits of exercise. This post is really helpful do not forget to share and comment. Which health benefits of exercise attract you to do exercise? Are you doing exercise before bedtime?

Vakrasana Yoga Pose (Twisted Pose)

Nowadays yoga is very popular all over the world. Peoples are very much interested to practice yoga poses. Yoga Poses helps to strengthen inner organs of the body and prevent from many diseases. Many of you heard that yoga is good for diabetes. Vakrasana is the best yoga for chronic diseases like constipation, diabetes etc. Diabetes patients should practice this pose in the morning and evening is highly beneficial.

Vakrasana means we twist and turn our body to practice it. Let us see how to practice and health benefits of vakrasana.


How to Practise Vakrasana (Twisted Pose)

1. Sit on the carpet, stretch the legs straight.

2. Fold the right leg. Keeps the right leg’s heel touching the left leg’s knee.

3. Take the right hand to back of the waist twisting your trunk, spread in palms and place it on the carpet.

4. Bring the left hand close to right knee and hold the right leg’s ankle or big toe with the left hand.

5. Twist the head and shoulder to right side and look straight to the right shoulder’s side (i.e back side).

6. Stay in the pose up to 30 counts breathing normally.

7. Turn the head to the front, release hands holding the right leg’s ankle or big toe, stretch the legs, keep the palm on the carpet in a relaxed manner and take rest for 10 seconds.

8. Now follow the same procedure to the left side. It is enough to practice 2 rounds (i.e 2 times in the right side and 2 times in the left side.). After finish 2 rounds do savasana (Corpse Pose).


1. Those who suffer from ulcer and enlargement of liver should not practice it.

2. After folding right leg only the right hand has to be taken to back, not the left hand. Do not practice more than 2 rounds.

Vakrasana benefits:

1. It helps to reduce belly fat.

2. It improves the function of both spinal cord and nervous system.

3. Enlargement of liver and spleen are arrested.

4. It helps to prevent and control diabetes.

5. It kindles adrenal gland to function properly.

6. Waist and back pain are overtaken.

7. It strengthens kidney.

8. Chronic back pain and shoulder pain are weeded out.

Also Read: Lower Back Pain Yoga Pose

If you like this yoga pose do not forget to share. Diabetes persons do this pose regularly for one month and tell the benefits you gained.

Matsyasana (Fish Pose) – Steps to Do and Health benefits

Matsyasana is one of the beginners yoga pose inbuilt with lot of health benefits. Another name of this yoga pose is Fish Pose. What that means Fish in a pond eats every dirty and clean the water. Likewise, Matsyasana purifies our blood and keeps us healthy. So it is called as Fish Pose. Let us see the steps to practise and health benefits of matsyasana (Fish pose).


How to do Matsyasana and its Health Benefits

Steps to Practise Matsyasana

1. Sit on the carpet; fold the both legs together like Padmasana, Ardha Padmasana or Sukasana.

2. Thrusting hands on the carpet and slowly lies down.

3. Place the palms next to ears, towards the shoulder blade.

4. Press palms and waist, raise the trunk and head. Then place the crown of the head on the floor.

5. Place both the hands on the thighs and relax the elbow on the floor. If possible hold the toe with the fingers.

6. Now the crown of head and lower body on the floor making an arc shape on the back. Maintain the pose at least 50 or 100 counts.

7. Release the fingers, thrust the palms on the floor and raise the head and shoulder blade, rest them on the floor. Unfold the legs, straighten them and do savasana.

Important Points to Remember:

1. At the beginning stage, place the hands next to head.

2. Those who could not fold their legs can practice it with legs stretched.

3. Placing pillows under the back may ease to do this pose.

4. Practise this pose by sitting towards north direction is highly beneficial.

Benefits of Matsyasana (Fish Pose)

1. Spinal Cord and back muscle tissues gets refreshed.

2. It helps to cure asthma and respiratory disorders.

3. Headache caused by stiffness of neck can be cured easily.

4. Practicing this yoga pose regularly helps to cure impotency.

5. It is an alternate yoga pose for sarvangasana.

6. Stiffness caused by the practice of sarvangasana and halasana can be warded off by practicing matsyasana.

7. It helps to stop bleeding hemorrhoids.

8. Practicing this yoga pose with drink water early morning helps to relieve from constipation.

9. If a person suffers neck pain lumbago and spondylosis practice this pose daily using pillows, their pains and agony get suppressed and disappear. This Yoga pose is equal to traction therapy.

10. I recommended this pose for professional bloggers, IT field people, official workers, persons those who travel a long distance in motor cycle or bus. These peoples may suffer from forward neck pain. This pain can be cured temporarily by taking tablets and ailments. But practicing matsyasana relieves the pain forever.

11. Because of deep breathing lungs gets strengthened.

12. Insomnia being eradicates. That results in good normal or deep sleep.

13. It helps to shed away diseases such as seizure, leprosy and skin diseases.

14. It helps to reduce thigh and belly fat.

Do this yoga pose regularly and got all the health benefits listed above. This post is helpful do not forget to share. Is this Pose helps to cure your neck pain? What benefit attract you to do this pose?