How to do Paschimottanasana-Seated Forward Bend pose

how to do Paschimottanasana (seated forward bend pose)

1. Seated Forward Bend pose (Paschimottanasana)

How to Do It

  • Sit on the floor with your legs straight in front of you.
  • Put the palms on your knees.
  • Now breathe in and exhale slowly as you bend forward from the hip joints. You can stretch till you are able to hold your feet with your hands.
  • Maintain the position for about one minute, after which you can return to the initial position with inhale slowly.
  • Then breathe normally.


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  • Reduces fatty deposits in the abdomen.
  • Improves digestion.
  • Soothes anxiety and reduces fatigue.
  • Relieves stress.
  • Increase appetite and reduce obesity.
  • This asana is recommended especially for women after delivery.

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Individuals suffering from back injury must perform this pose under the supervision of a professional. Pregnant women should not practice.

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