Bhujangasana breathing

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Bhujangasana breathing


  • Lie down on the abdomen with legs together, toes pointing outwards and soles of the feet facing up.
  • Chin touching the ground.
  • Stretch the hands straight above the head, biceps touching the ears and palms resting on the ground.
  • Close the eyes.

I. Starting position (Sthiti): Prone

II. Practice

  • While breathing in, raise the head and trunk up to the navel with minimum support of the palms.
  • While breathing out, slowly bring the trunk and head back to starting position.
  • This is one round. Repeat ten rounds.


  • If possible, keep the hands at the back with the fingers interlocked. But avoid strain.
  • Synchronize movements and breathing, keeping the eyes closed.