Cobra – Bhujangasana

In order to perform the cobra Pose or Bhujangasana you must :

Bhujangasana

  • Lie face down with your legs and feet together.
  • Place your palms on the floor.
  • Straighten your arms lifting your chest off the floor without removing the pubis of the mat.
  • Board shoulder blades, contract the triceps and rotate the humerus out.
  • Be aware of the lower abdomen between the pubic bone and the area below
  • Keep pushing your neck in the upward direction extending towards the ceiling.

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Time

15 to 30 seconds.

Benefits of Bhujangasana

  • Strengthens and relaxes the back and spine, reaching correct deviations of the discs.
  • Revitalizes chest muscles, shoulders and abdomen. Relaxes open area in the heart and lungs.
  • Massages the abdominal region and kidneys.
  • Improves intestinal function, ovaries and prostate.
  • Avoid lumbago, sciatica and asthma.

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Contraindications

Do not perform this asana if you have the following injuries or ailments;

  • Lower back injury
  • Wrists or neck injury

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