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Pavanamuktasana 1 leg


Posture

The knee and thigh of one leg is pressed against the chest and belly in this asana. The gas trapped in the large intestine gets released in this Asana. Therefore, it is called 'Pavanamuktasana'.

 

Pre Position

Supine Position.

Use
Generally practiced to get rid of abdominal & gastric problems and improve digestion etc.

Position

Take supine position, then bend left leg in knee and press it against stomach/ chest, hold it with both the arms around, without disturbing the posture relax all muscles and continue normal breathing.

Releasing

While releasing slowly move hands to normal position, leg to original position. Repeat this with right leg pressed against chest/ stomach.

 

Duration

Internal Effects

Precaution
People who have undergone an operation on belly or suffering from hernia and piles, etc. should perform this asana after consulting some Yoga Expert. Similarly, the pregenant women should also not practice it.