Tiryaka Bhujangasana (Twisted Cobra pose)

By Yoga AsanaTiryaka Bhujangasana, Twisted Cobra pose

In Sanskrit “Tiryaka” means “Twisted”, “Bhujanga” means “Serpent or snake”, and “Asana” means “pose”. The English name is “Twisted Cobra pose”. Position : Prone Type : Twisting Spiritual Awareness : Swadisthan chakra
Physical Awareness : Twisting of the head, shoulders and upper portion of the trunk, gaze at the heel of the foot, diagonal stretch of the abdomen. Dosha Suitability : Vata and Pita Introducery Asanas : Setu Bandha Sarvangasana, Urdhva mukha svanasana   Procedure: 1. Assume the final position of Bhujangasana with the legs separated about half a metre. The toes should be tucked under and the heels raised, so that the foot rests on the ball of the foot. 2. The head should be facing forward instead of bending backward as in Bhujangasana. 3. Retain the breath and twist […]

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