Garba Pindasana (Foetus in the womb pose)

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In Sanskrit “Garba” means “Womb”, “Pinda” means “round mass”.  The English name is “Foetus in the womb pose”. This asana is called Utthankoormasana, the stretching tortoise pose or Embryo pose.   Position : Sitting Type : Locking pose Spiritual Awareness : Manipura chakras. Physical Awareness : Maintaining balance and coordinating movements with breath. Dosha Suitability : Tridoshic Introducery Asanas : Padmasana, Kukkutasana, Tolangulasana   Procedure: Sit in Padmasana. Insert an arm between the thigh and calf of each leg and bend the elbows under the calves. Fold the arms upward and raise the legs. Exhale, hold the ears, balancing the whole body on the coccyx. The eves may be open or closed. Maintain the final position for as long as is comfortable. Breathe normally. In the final position the breath is […]

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