Garudasana :-

Garudasana :- 


Description :-

This standing asana may enhance concentration. It focuses on the ankles, calves, thighs, hips and shoulders.

Variations :-

Usually Garudasana is performed with a straight spine, so that it shows the mythical bird Garuda, but most people make their spine round, which could be interpreted as a mistake or a variation.


Calf, Ankle .


Thigh, Hip, Calf, Ankle, Shoulder, Upper back .

Pose type:-

Balance, Hip opener, Standing .

Benifits :-

Muscles :-  The hamstring muscles, the quadriceps, calves and the shoulders are stretched. This stretch brings flexibility and strengthens the calves and the ankles.

Balance : This pose improves the balance of the body and enhances concentration. It works from the core and hence the core strength is kept in mind here.

Stretches :-  This yoga pose stretches the hips, thighs, shoulders and the upper back.

Joints :-  This pose opens all the joints in the body; the shoulders, the elbows, the wrists, the hips, the knees, and the ankles.

Toxins :-  Since this asana is a twist, the pose detoxifies your body. It flushes out your kidneys, circulates blood to your reproductive system.

Runners :-  This yoga pose is considered wonderful and useful for runners. The joints filled with fresh blood acts like a great support for running and the stretching of the legs brings more strength and stamina in the legs.

contra indication :-

Avoid getting into this pose if you have any knee, elbow, ankle and wrist injury. Not for women in later term pregnancy.

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