13. Matyasan in Vajrasan :



Advantages :

  • The pelvic joints are rendered more flexibility.

  • Due to the stretching of the neck, the thyroids are benefited.

  • The Spasm from the bronchial tubes are removed.

  • Will effect some relief for the Asthma patients.

  • The chest and the dorsal regions are well expanded and breathing becomes more full. As the lungs get stretched vertically as well as transversely the working capacity of the lungs increases.
Pre-caution :
  • Patients suffering from Kidney trouble, Nervous Disorders, Insomnia (sleeplessness), Rheumatic Diseases or Gout, Osteoporosis, Cervical Spondylities should certainly practice this asan.

14. Simple Matyasan :



Those who cannot perform Padmasan or Vajrasan should stretch both the legs in front, lie down straight on the ground, bring both the hands and elbows below the back and breathing in should lift the head and place the crown of head on ground with legs stretched towards the ground. Concentrate on stretching on back of the neck, chest with breathing normal.

15. Halasan :



Advantages :

  • This asan reduces excess of fat from the abdomen, thighs and hips.

  • Various diseases and complications of the back, spine, shoulder and pain in the stomach and elbows are also removed.

  • Regular practice increases energy, capacity, luster, brightness, intelligence and consciousness. It showers good health and long life. It increases elegance and brightness of the face.

  • It improves digestion. Due to better digestion there is no gas, constipation or chronic colitis.

  • It is a perfect remedy for patients suffering from bleeding piles.
Pre-caution :
  • People suffering from High blood Pressure / Low Blood should not practice this asan.

16. Pachimottanasan :



Advantages :

  • Calms brain and helps relieve stress.

  • Stretches the spine, shoulders and hamstrings.

  • Stimulates the liver, kidneys, ovaries and uterus.

  • Removes constipation and seminal weaknesses.

  • Improves digestion.

  • Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause and menstrual.
Pre-caution :
  • Do not fold the legs at the knees.

  • Those suffering from chronic constipation should not practice it for more than three minutes.

  • People suffering from back injury should perform this asan under the supervision of an experienced teacher.