How to do Makarasana?

  1. Lie down on your stomach and keep your hands below your chin with elbow straight on the floor.
  2. Start moving your legs up and down from hips to the floor alternately.
  3. You can also try this with your both legs.

Benefits of Makarasana

  1. It reduces thighs and hips fat.
  2. It relaxes the muscles of the body.
  3. It helps in treating hypertension.
  4. It helps to cure heart diseases.
  5. It helps in relieving tensions of the body and mind.

Repetitions for doing Makarasana

(7 – 15 times on a daily basis)


  1. Do not practice any Asana OR Pranayama in which you don’t feel comfortable.
  2. Do not over do the exercises if you feel pain in your body.
  3. Start exercises mildly and then increase the repetitions as per your capacity.
  4. 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.
  5. Pregnant women should only practice Yoga and other exercises only under the supervision of an expert otherwise do not practice any exercise by watching videos or website material.
  6. People with Slip disc should avoid all forward bending exercises while sitting OR Standing.



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