Ardha Chakrasana – Half Wheel Pose

Ardha Chakrasana – Half Wheel Pose

Step 1: Stand straight with feet 2 inches apart.

Step 2: Support the back at the sides of the waist with the fingers.

Step 3: Drop the head backwards
stretching the neck muscles.

Step 4: As you inhale, bend backwards from
the lumbar region.

Step 5: Stay here for 10-30 seconds with normal breathing.

Step 6: Exhale and slowly come up.
  • It strengthens the back and abdominal muscles.
  • It tones the organs in the abdomen including the digestive, excretory and reproductive organs.
  • It strengthens the shoulders, arms, and elbows.
  • It is good for those who have back problems and postural defects.
  • It reduces belly fat.
  • It improves lungs capacity.
  • It relieves menstrual disorders.
  • People suffering from high blood pressure, vertigo, hernia, ulcers, neck, hip or spinal injury should avoid this pose.
  • It is also not advised for pregnant women.