Jumping

Jumping

jumping

Tadasana

  • Stand erect with feet close together, knees together.
  • Hands along the thighs with fingers stretched out.
  • The legs, trunk and the head aligned in a straight line.

I. Starting position (Sthiti): Tadasana

II. Practice

  • Bend the elbows and rest the hands with loose fists close to the chest.
  • Jump up while touching the heels to the buttocks and then land on the feet.
  • Gradually increase the speed and repeat 10-20 times.

Mukha Dhouti to relax

mukha_dhouti

Practice:

  • Lean forward and rest the arms on the respective thighs keeping the arms straight.
  • Inhale through the nose and exhale forcefully through the mouth.
  • Stand in Tadasana  and relax.

NOTE:

  • Exhalation in Mukha Dhouti  relieves the strain due to jogging and jumping.
  • Pull the abdomen inwards during exhalation. It can improve the force of expulsion of air.