samadhiyogaashram: Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

samadhiyogaashram:

Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

Open the heart and roll the shoulders down to promote flexibility in Cobra Pose.

(boo-jang-GAHS-anna)

bhujanga = serpent, snake

Benefits

  • Strengthens the spine
  • Stretches chest and lungs, shoulders, and abdomen
  •  Firms the buttocks
  •  Stimulates abdominal organs
  •  Helps relieve stress and fatigue
  •  Opens the heart and lungs
  •  Soothes sciatica
  •  Therapeutic for asthma
  •  Traditional texts say that Bhujangasana increases body heat, destroys disease, and awakens kundalini.