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Matsyanana (Fish pose)

Matsyanana (Fish pose)
Method:-
In Padmasana, Siddhasana or Easy pose lie flat on the back, touching the knee with the floor.
-Exhale, arch the back by lifting the neck and the chest, take the head back and rest the crown on the floor. Drag the head further back by holding the crossed legs with hands and increase the back arch.
-Now remove the hands from the legs, bend the arms, hold the elbows with the hands and rest the forearms on the floor behind the head.
-Stay in this position from 30-60 seconds while breathing deeply.
-Rest the back of the head on the floor, lie flat on the back, exhale and then come up to Padmasana, Siddhasana or Easy pose, release the legs and relax.
-Recross the legs the other way and repeat the pose for the same length of time. If this position is difficult to achieve, lie flat on the back with the arms stretched straight over the head.
Attention:-
Pelvic region.
Benefits:-
The dorsal region is fully extended in this posture and the chest is well expanded. Breathing becomes fuller. The thyroid benefits from the exercise due to the stretching of the neck. The pelvic joints become elastic. This asana relieves inflamed and bleeding piles. It normalizes uterine functioning in the case of women, promotes health of the dipper sexual organs and the pelvic zone, it gives internal massage to the ovaries and various endocrine glands, tones up the lungs and muscles of the chest; by checking the free circulation of blood, supplies sufficient blood to the trunk; tones up the abdominal viscera and reduces excess fat in the abdomen, helps diabetes with improvement in general metabolism.