Natarajasana


How to do Natarajasana?

As you inhale, shift your weight to the left foot and lift your right heel towards your buttock
Put additional pressure on the straight left leg, thigh, hip and knee to ensure your legs are properly balanced.
Now reach your right hand behind the raised leg and grasp the right ankle.
With the help of your right hand, pull your right leg further up and extend your left hand in front of you.

(Practice it 5 times with alternate leg)

Benefits of doing Natarajasana

1. Tones and stretches the leg and hip muscles.
2. Stretches the hip flexors.
3. Strengthens the arch in the standing foot.
4. Develops range of motion in the shoulders.
5. Expands the chest and front body.

Precautions

Do not practice any Asana OR Pranayama in which you don’t feel comfortable.
Do not over do the exercises if you feel pain in your body.
Start exercises mildly and then increase the repetitions as per your capacity.
People suffering from Back pain, Slip disc OR chronic disease should only practice Yoga and other exercises under the expert supervision otherwise do not do it.
Pregnant women should only practice Yoga under the supervision of an expert otherwise do not practice any exercise by watching videos or website material.

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