Malaika Arora is making Mondays more meaningfuls week after week with her scintillating posts on useful Asanas.
This week, the actress-Yoga expert has come up with Sarvangasana, which she describes as Shoulderstand. Read on to know more.
“Let’s begin this week with a supple and flexy pose for this #MalaikasMoveOfTheWeek
How about Sarvangasana, also known as the Shoulderstand!,” she begins her Instagram post.
According to Malaika, there are countless benefits of this pose. “It stretches your shoulders and neck along with toning your legs and buttocks. It stimulates the thyroid and abdominal organs. It helps relieve stress and reduces the symptoms of menopause,” she says.
On how to perform the Asana, she says, “Lie down in the supine position. Raise your legs slowly upward and bring it to a 90° angle.”
Form straight line
Malaika then asks her followers to bring the legs towards the head by raising the buttocks. Raise the legs, abdomen and chest and try to form a straight line, she says.
“Place the palms on your back for support. Place the chin against your chest,” she says.
Maintain the position as long as comfortable.
Try to maintain the pose for up to 15 seconds or more, Malaika signs off.
· Helps to relieve from stress
· Keeps you away from mild depression.
· Good for abdominal organs
· Stimulates the thyroid and prostate glands
· Strong shoulders and neck.
· Tones the legs
· Improves digestion.
· Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause.
· Reduces fatigue and alleviates insomnia.
(With inputs from The OnLook News Research Bureau)