Chandra Namaskar (2)
Padahastasana (Hand to Foot Pose)
"Aum Somaya Namah"
Pronunciation: "Om So-ma-yay na-mah-hay"
Bend forwards from the waist, bringing your head toward the knees.
(This posture is the same as posture number 3 in the Sun Salutation.)
Exhale through the nostrils.
Mental Focus / Visualization:
Concentrate on Svadisthana - The 'Genital' Chakra.
Keep the knees straight and the feet relaxed, balancing your weight evenly.
Specific Health Benefits:
Promotes good blood circulation.
Keeps the abdominal tract well regulated and healthy.
Stretches the leg muscles and back, stimulating the spinal nerves.
You can remain in the pose for several deep breaths.
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