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Parsvottanasana Steps Benefits and Precautions

Parsvottanasana's steps, benefits, and precautions.

Hello friends, welcome to Natural Health Tips. Today I will tell you about Parsvottanasana's steps, benefits, and precautions.

Friends, I have taught you 50+ Yoga Poses so far. I think you must have read about 10 or 20 of those poses.

Can you tell me what did you find common in all the asanas?

If you have not noticed, then let me tell you that all yoga poses positively impact both your hip and belly.

In simple words, this pose helps a lot in reducing your weight and making your body shape.

The asana that we will do today will also help in reducing the fat of both your hip and belly.

Today, the name of our pose is parsvottanasana. We also know this pose as Intense Side Stretch in the English language.

This is an advanced-level yoga pose because a beginner cannot do it easily.

A person who becomes an expert in the beginner poses of Yoga can easily practice this pose.

Let us now start practicing today's pose.

History of Intense Side Stretch Pose –

Friends, this is an advanced-level yoga pose. In this asana, we tilt our body to one side and put both our hands behind the waist.

This pose is also known as Intense Side Stretch. This asana is made by combining two words.

Parsvottan - Intense Side Stretch

Asana - Pose

When we combine these two words then an Intense Side Stretch Pose is formed.

Meaning -

Hindi Meaning –  प्रसवोत्तनासना

Sanskrit Meaning - parsvottanasana

English Meaning - Intense Side Stretch Pose

Let us now try to learn today's asana.

How to do parsvottanasana –

Preparatory pose –

1) Paschimottanasana

2) Bhujangasana

3) Trikonasana

Steps –

1 ) First of all we have to stand straight on the mat.

2) Now you have to take your left leg forward for 2 feet.

3) Breath is to be taken inwards, and the upper part of your body has to be bent till the knees.

4) Your chest should touch the left knee.

5) Now you have to bend your hand behind the waist.

6) You have to make a namaskar behind the waist with your hands.

7) Your face should be towards your Toe.

8) You have to remain in this state for some time.

9) Now you have to slowly leave the pose and come back to the previous position.

10) Now you have to practice this pose from the other side

Follow up poses –

1) Uttana Shishosana

2) Krounchasana

3) Balasana

Durations –

The beginner should do at least 35 seconds

Intermediate should go for 60 seconds

The expert should go for 130 seconds

Beginner Tips –

Friends, if you are doing this asana for the first time, then you should be very careful.

If you do the asana in the wrong way, then your back and hips may get injured.

Variations –

1 ) Side Forward Fold Pose

2 ) Pyramid Pose Hands On Blocks

3 ) Half Pyramid Pose Airplane Hands Behind Back

Parsvottanasana Benefits –

1) By doing this asana, the fat of your hip and belly is reduced.

2) This asana makes your spine flexible and strong.

3) This asana is very beneficial for the joints of your body.

4) This asana makes the joints of your body flexible and strong.

5) This asana accelerates the circulation of blood in your body.

6) This asana is very beneficial for your eyes and mind.

7) By doing this asana, your abdominal muscles are massaged.

8) This asana increases your digestion power and accelerates the metabolism rate.

9) This asana also helps in reducing depression.

10) This pose helps in increasing the glow of your skin.

Intense Side Stretch Pose Precautions –

1) Beginners should be very careful while doing this pose, otherwise, an injury may occur.

2) If you have a hip or spine injury, then this pose should not be done.

3) Pregnant women should not do this asana.

4) Even if you have pain in the knees, then this asana should not be done.

5) Even if you have slipped disc or cervical pain, this asana should not be done.

Important Question Related to Pyramid Pose -

Q1) What is the first step of Parsvottanasana?

Ans - This asana begins with the practice of Tadasana Yoga.

Q2 ) What is Parsvottanasana in English?

Ans - This pose is known as Pyramid Pose in English.

Q3 ) Is Parsvottanasana an inversion?

Ans - Yes, this is an inversion pose, you should practice this pose regularly.

Final words on Parsvottanasana steps benefits and precautions –

Friends, I hope you have liked today's post on Parsvottanasana steps benefits, and precautions very much.

Today I have told you all the small details about Parsvottanasana. If you apply all these details in your life, you will benefit in the future.

Therefore, I will advise you that you should start practicing this asana from today itself.

Hope you got to learn something new from today's post.

Also, Read - How long Should We do Vrikashasana?

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