1. Purvottanasana(Upward Plank Pose or Intense East Stretch Pose)
Shoulder or wrist concerns
High blood pressure, heart disease, cervical
spondylosis, hernia, stomach ulcers or weak wrists.
2. Purvottanasana(Upward Plank Pose or Intense East Stretch Pose)
This is the intense eastward stretch.
Start by lying flat on your back on the floor, your legs stretched out in front of
Your arms are by your side, palms on the floor by the hips, your fingers
pointing in the direction of the feet.
Exhale and lift off the ground so that you are balancing on the palms of your
hands and the soles of your feet.
Your arms are perpendicular to the floor.
Stretch your neck and hold your head back.
Breathe easily for one minute to thirty seconds.
Then lower back down and relax.
3. Purvottanasana(Upward Plank Pose or Intense East Stretch Pose)
This asana has similar benefits to chakrasana.
It is generally strengthening for shoulders, thighs and wrists, and also tones
lumbar region of the spine and the Achilles tendons.