BENEFITS

Health Benefits of Paschimottanasana: 

  • Calms the mind, and relieves stress and anxiety
  • Stimulates the liver, kidneys, ovaries, and uterus
  • Improves digestion
  • Stretches the spine, shoulders, hamstrings
  • Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause and menstrual discomfort
  • Therapeutic for high blood pressure, infertility, insomnia, and sinusitis
  • Traditional texts say that Paschimottanasana increases appetite, reduces obesity, and cures diseases

CONTRAINDICATIONS AND CAUTIONS

  • Asthma
  • Diarrhea
  • Back or spinal injury: Only perform this pose under the supervision of an experienced teacher

WATCH AND LEARN

Jump to Seated Forward Bend Pose or Paschimottanasana:

Ardha Baddha Padma Paschimottanasana:

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