The word “Katichakrasana” is derived from the Sanskrit word “Kati” meaning “wheel”, “Chakra” meaning “wheel” or “rotation”, and “Asana” meaning “posture” or “seat”.
STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED:
- Stand straight keeping your legs hip width apart and toes pointing in the front.
- Now keep your arms stretched at the shoulder level.
- Keep your right hand behind your hip, your left palm on your right shoulder and twist your hip towards your right.
- Stay in this posture for 7-10 breaths (each breath must be 6-8 seconds).
- Now twist your hips infront and get your arms at the shoulder level.
- Repeat it on the opposite side.
- It helps in burning abdominal fat.
- It helps in improving the flexibility of the spine.
- It helps in improving the digestion.
- It helps in curing constipation.
- It helps in combating asthma, cough and tuberculosis.
- Hernia, Slipped disc, Spinal injuries, Cervical spondylitis, any Abdominal surgeries, High blood pressure and during pregnancy one should avoid this asana.
DISCLAIMER:- PLEASE PRACTICE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF YOGA TEACHER/ YOGA EXPERT