TIRYAKA TADASANA (SWAYING PALM TREE POSE)

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HOW TO GET INTO POSE-

  1. Stand in Mountain Pose (Tadasana). Ground your feet.
  2. INHALE- Raise both arms overhead , palms facing each other /join the palms together. Stretch the spine upwards.
  3. EXHALE- Bend to the right side from your waist.
  4. Do not bend forward or backward or twist the trunk.
  5. Gaze forward at a non-moving point. Continue normal breathing.
  6. INHALE- Slowly come back to center in an upright position.
  7. EXHALE- Release the arms at your side.
  8. Repeat on the other side.

 

POSE BENEFITS

  1. Improve digestive function and relieve constipation.
  2. Aids in correcting misalignment in scoliosis.
  3. Improve balance.
  4. Stretch and contract trunk muscles and oblique muscles.
  5. Good to relieve muscle fatigue among office workers, computer personnel, and students.

 

CHAKRA RELATION

  1. Enhance Mooladhara and Manipura chakra

 

CAUTIONS

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MODIFICATION

  1. Raise one hand up, and one hand next to the thigh.
  2. Interlock the fingers and turn the palms out overhead.

 

TIPS

  1. While inhaling, elongate the spine upwards to allow more space between the vertebrate.
  2. Squeeze the shoulder blades together to lift the chest.
  3. Keep breathing at the thoracic region.
  4. Engage the back muscles to keep the spine in neutral position.