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Sunday, 22 June 2014

Fertility & Prenatal Exercises

Half Lord of the Fishes Pose


 Benefits

  • boost fertility by stimulating liver and kidneys functions
  • massages digestion system
  • improves spine misalignment
  • stretches shoulders, hips, back and neck muscles

Cautions

This pose is not suitable for people with back injury or while pregnant.


Instructions

  1. Sit on a mat. Bring your left foot and slide it beneath your right leg.
  2. Bring your right leg close to your hip by bending your knee.
  3. Step the right foot over the left leg and stand it on the floor outside your left hip. The right knee will point directly up at the ceiling. 
  4. Inhale. On exhalation, turn your torso to your right.
  5. Press your right palm on the floor behind your right buttock.
  6. Place your left arm on the outside of your right thigh.
  7. Press the sole of your right foot to the floor and release the right groin.
  8. Lean upper torso slightly back against your shoulder blades.
  9. Turn your head to the right looking over your shoulder.
  10. Stay in this pose for a minute and gradually increase to 3 minutes at a time.
  11. Release from pose and repeat steps 1-10 to the other side.



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