Benefits of Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)

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Dhanurasana (Bow Pose)
Physical Benefits
  • Strengthens the back and abdominal muscles
  • Opens up┬áthe chest, neck and shoulders
  • Stimulates the reproductive organs
  • Relieves menstrual discomfort and constipation
Mental Benefits
  • Reduces┬ástress level and fatigue
  • Improves concentration
Energetic (Pranic) Benefits
  • Stimulates Manipura chakra,
  • Increases the digestive fire
Contraindications
  • Do not practise this pose if you have high or low blood pressure, hernia, neck injury, pain in the lower back or migraine
  • Pregnancy