Lie down on your back, inhale and bend your knees so that your feet are flat on the floor with the heels as close to the buttocks as possible.
Lifts your arms up, and bend your elbows so that the hands come to the floor either side of the head, fingers facing towards the shoulders.
Inhale, press the balls of your feet into the floor, and lift the buttocks off the floor. Push the ground with your hands and lift so that the crown your head comes to the ground between them
Keep your thighs and inner feet parallel.
Take a deep breath.
Inhale and straighten the arms, squeeze th buttocks and push the hips towards the ceiling. Work on straightening the legs.
Take 5 deep breaths
Exhale, bend your arms and slowly loser yourself down.
Repeat the posture
To finish you should counteract the backwards bend with a forward bend like
Pachimottanasana (Intense west stretch).
Stretches the chest and lungs
Strengthens the arms and wrists, legs, buttocks, lungs, and spine
Stimulates the thyroid and pituitary glands, helping to regulate hormones and metabolism.
Energises a fatigued body/mind
Good for respiratory problems such as asthma
Reduces back pain
Can increase fertility,
Improve bone strength to help prevent osteoporosis
Carpal tunnel syndrome
High or low blood pressure
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