There are many types of yoga poses and Bhujapidasana Yoga is one of them. This yoga pose is effective for your health in many ways. This posture is also called as shoulder pressing pose. The body needs strength to do this pose, and it also enhances confidence in you. This should not be practised on an initial stage. Moreover, for proper benefits, this posture should be practised on an empty stomach. The Bhujapidasana, improves body’s flexibility. This posture is a bit difficult at the beginning, but gradually it will become easier. This posture is one of the best ways to increase the strength of your hands. (Also read: Best yoga poses to get rid of the problem of insomnia)
Let’s know how to do Bhujapidasana and what are its benefits.
Method of doing it:
- Move your hands forward and feet backwards as well as lift the hip up.
- Now fold your knees and bring both of your legs in front of your hands.
- Bring your hands from under your knees and touch the floor with palm
- After this, put your entire body weight on the hands and make the cross by both legs.
- Now slowly move your legs backwards and keep your head on the ground.
- Stay in this position for a few seconds, then relax. Repeat this again. (Also read: Best yoga poses to increase the energy level in the body)
Benefits of Bhujapidasana:
- This improves your control over body and improves concentration.
- This yoga pose also strengthens your wrists, hands and your upper body.
- This yoga posture improves abdomen muscles and digestion.
- This yoga posture also improves blood circulation in the body.
- It also promotes your metabolism.
- Your nervous system also stays in control by practising this posture.
- It also provides relief from a headache.
Precautions for Bhujapidasana:
- If you have any kind of injury on the wrist, elbows, lower back and shoulder, then do not do this asana.
- If you have problems with cervical spondylosis and blood pressure then avoid this posture.
- Take help of yoga instructor for doing this posture. (Also read: What are the benefits of doing yoga barefoot)