Description of the Asana
The simple exercises prepare the body for asanas, strengthening
in particular the abdominal and lower back muscles.
Single Leg Raising
- Inhaling raise the right leg as high possible; then,
exhaling, lower it down. Repeat with the left leg. Perform three
- Inhaling, raise the right leg, then clasp it in both hands
and pull it toward you, keeping your head down. Take a few
- Now raise your chin to your shin and hold for one deep
breath; then exhaling, lower the head and, leg. Repeat three
times each side.
Double Leg Raising
Lie flat on the floor inhaling, raise both legs, keeping your
knees straight and your buttocks on the floor ; then exhale and
lower them. Repeat ten times.
Note: Make sure that your lower back remains flat on the floor
while you bring the leg down,to avoid injuring your spine.