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Lolasana- Pendant posture

By Prana Yoga | In All Yoga Postures, Arm Balancing, Core Strengthening | on May 30, 2014

Lola means moving to and fro or dangling like an ear ring or a pendant.

Lolasana-Pendant-posture

Steps:

  • Start with vajrasana and cross the legs so that the right shin is above the left calves muscle.
  • Place your palms on the floor about shoulder width apart near the mid section of the thighs.
  • Inhale and raise the legs and the trunks off the floor balancing only on the hands, try to keep your arms stretched and straight.
  • Gently rock the trunk and the legs backwards and forwards.
  • Balance for as long as possible breathing normally.
  • Lower down the body and repeat the same with the left shin above the right calves muscle.

Benefits:

  • Strengthens wrists
  • Tones arms
  • Develops abdominal muscles
  • Strengthens back muscles

Contraindications:

  • Wrist injuries, Shoulder pain, Neck problems
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