Sanskrit Name : Dhanurasana
Other Common Names : Urdva Chakrasana
About : This yogasana makes the entire body, especially the vertebral column elastic and soft. It is helpful in circulation and excretion. It removes extra fat of your hips and waist. The name comes from the Sanskrit words Dhanura (धनुर, Dhanura) meaning (bow), and Asana (आसन, Āsana) meaning (posture) or (seat).
Lie down on your stomach side.
Lift your legs gradually and take them to the backside so that toes of both the feet should touch the ground behind the head.
Catch thumbs or ankle of your feet with both the hands.
Hold and repeat back.
Opens up the chest, neck and shoulders
Helps people with renal (kidney) disorders.
It provides relief from headache.
Adds greater flexibility to the back.
Strengthens the back and abdominal muscles.
Stimulates the organs of the abdomen and neck
Stimulates the reproductive organs.
Do not do it on pregnancy
High or low blood pressure
Suffering from Migraine
Suffering from Insomnia
Serious lower-back or neck injury
Recent abdominal surgery