The word “Supta Baddhakonasana” is derived from Sanskrit word “Supta” meaning “reclining”, “Baddha” meaning from “bound”, “Kona” meaning “angle” and “Asana” meaning “posture” or “seat”.
Steps To Be Followed:
- Sit with your legs straight, spine straight and your hands beside your body.
- Adopt namaskara mudra with your feet, get your feet closer to your hips.
- Slowly lean back, drop your elbows on the mat.
- Bend back drop your hips, upper back and head on the mat, your hands beside your body with your elbows straight.
- Stay in this posture for 7-10 breaths (each breath must be 6-8 seconds).
- Now slowly bend your elbows lift your hips up, stretch your legs, lay them straight and relax.
- It helps in relaxing the abdominal muscles.
- It helps in lowering blood pressure.
- It helps in relieving stress.
- It helps in increasing overall energy levels.
- It helps in reducing muscle tension.
Knee injury, Lower back injury, Shoulder injury, Hip injury.
Disclaimer:- Please practice under the supervision of Yoga Teacher/ Yoga expert