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3 Forward Bend Yoga Poses

Learn how to work stiff muscles safely, promote lower-body flexibility, and find correct alignment with forward bend yoga poses.

Janusirsasana:
Janusirsasana or Head to Knee Pose is a variation of Paschimottanasana or Seated Forward Bend which you saw in the previous video. Janusirsasana is a spinal twist, as well as a forward fold/bend. Again the benefits are numerous! This asana is helpful for constipation, dyspepsia, seminal weakness and pain in the waist and legs. It massages the spleen, liver and abdominal organs. Helps in reducing excess fat.
Marichyasana:
Marichyasana is usually part of a long sequence of seated forward bends. In this asana or pose, you are not only bending forward, but also twisting. Calms the brain, Stretches the spine and shoulders, Stimulates abdominal organs like the liver and kidneys and Improves digestion.
Paschimottanasana:
Paschimottanasana or Seated Forward Bend or Intense Dorsal Stretch is an asana that gives lots of benefits. It helps people with diabetes and family history of diabetes. It helps the liver and spleen to function properly. Also strengthens the lumbar and sacral regions. It curbs excessive appetite and builds appetite if you suffer from lack of it, thus balances your metabolism.
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3 thoughts on “3 Forward Bend Yoga Poses

  1. Marichyasana is usually part of a long sequence of seated forward bends. In this asana or pose, you are not only bending forward, but also twisting. Calms the brain, Stretches the spine and shoulders, Stimulates abdominal organs like the liver and kidneys and Improves digestion.

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