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Friday, 30 March 2012 11:06

Meru Wakrasana for Manipura Chakra

Meru Wakrasana (spinal twist pose) is a basic spinal twist that can be used by just about anyone with the few exceptions of serious back conditions or severe abdominal disorders. Meru Wakrasana stimulates and tones the abdominal region, awakening manipura chakra, the city of jewels where the creative potentials of life are retained.

This posture is used therapeutically the stretch the spine, loosen the vertebrae column, and tone the central nervous system. Under professional supervision it is applied for general cases of backache, neck pain, and sciatica. Practicing this asana daily can improve the health and flexibility of the spinal column. It can also balance the functions of the abdominal organs.

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Friday, 30 March 2012 11:04

Kashtha Takshanasana for Manipura Chakra

Kashtha Takshanasana (tree cutters pose) is a dynamic posture which is modeled after the action of a tree cutter.

Manipura chakra, the solar plexus, is the core energetic focus within this posture. With the constriction of the abdominal region and the overall toning of the spinal column isolates the energy of the luminous body towards manipura. Once active, manipura becomes a conduit for creativity and vitality. It is also linked to the visceral organs.

Anatomically this posture loosens the pelvic area including the hips, thighs, and groins. It can therefore be used therapeutically during the first trimester of pregnancy or prior to conception. Stability in this posture is derived from the abdomen, thighs, and lower legs which together are strengthened within this posture. Additional the shoulders and upper back are stretched and strengthened.

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Sirsha Angustha Yogasana (head to toe pose) is a posture that refines the energetic functions of manipura chakra, the solar plexus of the luminous body. Balancing manipura chakra increases the production of creative force and tunes the energetic system to prevent mental disturbances like anger, axiety, stress, and depression.

Sirsha removes viceral disorders like constipation, indegistion, flatulance, and heart burn. It tones the kidneys and liver increase the productivity associated with these organic systems. It also treats mild cases of backpain and compressed vertebrae.

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Ardha Usthrasana (half camel pose) is a practice for awakening anahata charka, the heart chakra. Anahata is the seat of our spiritual-based emotions of love, compassion, and understanding. By activating anahata the practitioner connects to the interdependent design of the universe.

Ardha Usthrasana is also used therapeutically to relieve constipation, indigestion, reproductive disorders like infertility, menstrual disorders, and menopausal symptoms. Also strengthens and stretches spinal column, improving the overall health of the spine and relieving mild cases of backache and pain.

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Pranamasa (bowing pose) is a exemplary preparatory practice for sirshasana (head stand). There are many asanas, but pranamasa is of an advanced class of yogic practices because it stimulates sahasrara chakra, the thousand pedaled lotus flower energy center for the god-center.

Pranamasana can be used therapeutically to strengthen the cervical spine. It can also treat asthma and bronchitis. The inversion and position of the body tones the lungs, improving respiration. In addition to this, inflammation, phlegm deposits, and congestion are also relieved from the respiratory track.

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Relieving Indigestion - Intermediate Yogasanas

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Relieving Flatulence - Beginner to Intermediate Yogasanas

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Pawanmuktasana 2 Group 2 (Digestive System) - Beginner Yogasanas

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