BALASANA (CHILD’S POSE/ CHILD RESTING POSE)बाल आसन (बच्चे की मुद्रा/ बच्चे को आराम करने की स्थिति)-Balasana is also known as Child’s pose or Child’s resting pose. This asana gets its name from the Sanskrit words ‘bala’ that means child and ‘asana’ that means pose. It is a resting pose that focuses on the thighs and also helps to get relief from the back pain. If this asana is performed with a full gravitational pull, one can notice a great sense of mental, physical, and emotional solace.
HOW TO PERFORM BALASANA (Child’s Pose)
Like most of the yoga poses, Balasana must be performed at least 3-5 hours after a meal or we can say that this pose is performed when your stomach and bowels are empty. Even though Balasana is an easy yoga pose, you can perform a few preparatory asanas before this pose as this will prepare you both physically and mentally to perform this pose.
You can learn a few Balasana prep poses such as Virasana (Hero Pose) and Sukhasana (Easy Pose) before you learn how to do Balasana. This prep poses for Balasana are basic yoga poses that will gently stretch and strengthen the muscles of your legs as well as lengthen your vertebral column. There are 9 simple steps to perform child pose which you can effectively learn through given site-https://www.yogaoutlet.com
BENEFITS OF BALASANA There are following benefits of balasana- • It stretches your lower back and relaxes spine. • It strengthens and stretches your thighs, ankles, and muscle of hips. • It gives calmness to mind, and slow down the level of stress and fatigue. • It is useful for back pain.
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