Like other Yogasas, the name of Halasana has also been given according to its posture. It is also known as ‘plow pose’. This yoga is beneficial to improve the digestive organs. Halasana is also very beneficial for back and neck muscles. It increases the blood flow to the abdominal organs. If this posture is done early in the morning then it provides an early result. (Also read: How to do Vriksasana or Tree Pose)
Let’s know about the method of practising Halasana and its health benefits.
Method of Halasana:
- To practice Halasan first lie on the floor.
- After that turn, the knees upwards, raise the hips upwards. At this time you can keep hands on hips.
- Now touch the floor while lifting the legs above the head and picking up the floor. After touching the fingers of your feet on the floor, keep the hands locked on the floor.
- During this inhale and exhale breath. According to your flexibility, stay in this posture for a few seconds.
- After that, opening the lock of hands in your old posture, straightening the legs comfortably. (Also read: How to do Titli asana or butterfly pose)
Advantages of Halasan:
- Halasan is very beneficial for the treatment of thyroid problem. It is beneficial for both types of the thyroid.
- When you move the feet to the top of the head while moving, then it has hamstrings and foot fingers stretch.
- Doing this increases your internal strength.
- Locking hands also removes stress from the shoulders.
Precautions to be taken while performing the Halasana:
- If a person has a crucial health problem then it should be avoided because it can cause pressure on the neck.
- Do not practice during blood pressure and asthma problem
- Do not use a prop to support feet.
- If you are pregnant then do Halasan only if you have been doing it for a long time.
- Do not start during pregnancy (Also read: How To Do Utthita Parsvakonasana Or Extended Side Angle Pose)