Sanskrit name: Bhujangasana.
The yoga pose imitating an upward snake. In this pose, imagine yourself breathing through the chest and neck areas.
This pose is part of the succession performed for the Sun Salutation pose as well.
Recommendations and precautious:
- It is important to focus on a painless arching of the neck and the lumbar area.
- Not recommended for pregnant women, persons who suffer from hernia, hyperthyroidism or peptic ulcer.
- Strengthens back muscles, especially the lumbar area.
- Reduces tensions and stretches the chest, shoulder and abdominal areas.
- Stimulates the endocrine system.
- Purifies and stimulates the kidneys.
- Pressures the abdominal area, stimulating the internal organs.
Once you have entered the pose, do not forget to reconnect to the present moment.
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