Rajju Karshanasana (Pulling the rope)

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In Sanskrit “Rajju” means “Rope” and “Karshana” means “pulling”. In English name is “Pulling-the-rope pose”.     Position : Sitting Type : Strengthening Spiritual Awareness : Manipura Physical Awareness : Breathing movements, shoulder muscles, upper back, chest Dosha Suitability : Vata Introducery Asanas : Dandasana   Procedure: Sit on the floor with the legs straight and together. Keep the eyes open. Imagine that there is a rope hanging in front of the body. Breathe in while reaching up with the right hand as through to grasp the rope at a higher point. Keep the elbow straight. Look upward. While breathing out, slowly pull the right arm down, putting power into it as through pulling the rope downwards. Let the eyes follow the downward movement of the hand. Repeat with the […]

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