Sunday, 24 May 2020


Chakrasana The Wheel Pose 

The cakra-asana also known as urdhva-dhanurasana.Urdu means elevated,elevated or vertical and dhanur meansArco.Tanto la "postura della rueda"come la"postura dell'arco elevado".

How to do Chakrasana
  • Lie flat on the back in the shava-asana.
  • While exhaling bend the knees and bring the feet as close to the buttocks possible with the soles of the feet flat on the floor.
  • Bend the arms at the elbows and place the palms of the hands flat on the floor directly under each shoulder with the fingers pointing toward the back.
  • While inhaling slowly, begin to raise the head, back, and buttocks off the floor while arching the spine. Continue to press downward on the hands and feet while raising the hips and stomach as high as possible.
  • Hold for the duration of the held inhaled breath. When you can't hold the breath comfortable any longer, slowly exhale and return the back to the floor, slide the legs out straight returning to the shava-asana.

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Benefits Of Chakrasana
  • Strengthens the liver, pancreas, and kidneys.
  • Good for treating diabetes, obesity, and asthma.
  • Counteracts depression.
  • Strengthens the arms and feet.
  • Beneficial for your cardiovascular, glandular and nervous system health

Who should not try Chakrasana?

An individual who is suffering from cardiac ailment should avoid performing this asana. The one who is suffering from high blood pressure problems also should avoid this position. One should not attempt it if one is too tired, heart ailments, have weak arms or wrists, hypertension, and during pregnancy.


The chakra-asana is either held for the duration of the inhaled breath or between one and three minutes while breathing gently through the nostrils. Repeat it two or three times. 

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