Asana name: Diagonal Bow Pose
Sanskrit name: Tiryak Dhanurasan
Meaning: Diagonal Bow Pose
As per Dhanurasana
Benefits for Women:
Back pain, Neck pain, Asthma.
Taking the Position:
In prone position, bend the left leg and hold the ankle with the right hand. Stretch the left arm above the head. Exhale while inhaling raise the left thigh, left arm, head, shoulders and chest off the ground. Breathe normally.
Releasing the Positions:
Inhale and while exhaling lower the left knee, shoulders and chin slowly to the ground. Release the ankle and bring the hands beside the body. Straighten the bent leg to the ground returning to prone position. Now practise on the opposite side.
Entire spine, buttocks, shoulders.
Focus on chest, abdomen and lower back
Precautions & Contraindications:
As per Dhanurasana but the stretch in the knees is more so be careful if the knees are weak.
Variations & Tips: