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  • Lie down on your back
  • Fold your legs at your knees and ensure that your feet are placed firmly on the floor
  • Bend your arms at the elbows with your palms facing the sky. Rotate your arms at the shoulders and place your palms on the floor on either side beside your head
  • Inhale, put pressure on your palms and legs and lift your entire body up to form an arch
  • Look back and relax your neck as you allow your head to fall gently behind
  • Your body weight should be evenly distributed between your four limbs
  • Hold the asana for a while

Other benefits of this yoga pose

  • The wheel pose can help you boost kidney function
  • The chest expands and the lungs get more oxygen
  • Reduces stress and tension in the body
  • Eyesight becomes sharp
  • This asana helps to strengthen the back and increases the elasticity of the spine
  • It reduces the fat in abdominal area and tones the digestive and reproductive organs
  • It strengthens the muscles of hands and the legs
  • It stimulates the endocrine glands and maintains the body metabolism at optimal level
  • It stimulates the processes of the liver, spleen and kidneys
  • It enhances the purification and circulation of blood and gives peace and clarity of thoughts and removes tiredness


Text Credit : Yoga Journal