Padhastasan : The Standing Forward Bend Pose

By | July 22, 2016

How to do Padhastasan : The Standing Forward Bend Pose

  • Stand erect.  
  • Keep your feet together.
  • Bend forward from the waist gently. Simultaneously release your body.
  • Stay for a while and again try to bend somewhat more.  
  • Put both the hands on the ground and try to touch the knees with your forehead.  
  • If your hands do not touch to the ground, hold the ankles.

Benefits of Padhastasan : The Standing Forward Bend Pose

  • Belly is pressed inside, so the internal organ of the body gains massage.
  • Blood circulation increases. So, it is beneficial in constipation, loss of appetite, gas trouble and acidity.
  • Foot muscles become strong.  
  • Spine becomes flexible and strong.
  • Fats of belly and weight reduces.
  • Balancing of the body increases.

Cautions while doing Padhastasan : The Standing Forward Bend Pose

  • People having waist / low back pain should turn forward with complete calmness. Maintain the balance properly in the final posture.

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