KATI CHAKRASANA

The word “kati” is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning “wheel” 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.

 

BENEFITS:

  • 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.

 

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:

  • 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

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