Advantages :

  • Enhances blood flow to the head and makes ankles and knees flexible.
Pre-caution :
  • Patients with peptic ulcer should not perform this asana.


Advantages :

  • It tones up spine.
  • It helps to increase the body heat and strengthens digestive power.
  • Helpful for people suffering from back pain.
  • Helps to control the food intake.
  • Helpful for asthma patients.
Pre-caution :
  • People having pain in the lower spine should avoid this asan.
  • People having pain in wrist, hands and shoulders should avoid this asana.
  • People with surgery of abdomen and elbow surgery shoul avoid this asana.


Advantages :

  • Makes middle of the spine flexible.
  • It strengthens the hips, arms, thighs, knees, calves and feet.
  • Strengthens the lungs.
  • It strengthens the muscles of the back, abdomen, neck and shoulders.
  • Useful for people suffering from diabetes.
Pre-caution :
  • Those suffering from hypertension and heart disease should not practice it.


  • This asana requires a sudden movement during its practice and hence it should be done very smoothly.