The term “Balasana” is Sanskrit word which means child pose. It is a resting pose in the fetal position.
- Sit on Vajrasana. Inhale long raising hands upwards. (If you cannot sit in this manner then you can take help of blanket placing around heels.)
- With an exhalation go forward so that forehead and palms touch the ground.
- Keep the respiration normal and focus over there for conscious breathing.
- For active Balasana, stretch the hands forwards over the head and lengthen the tailbone backward.
- Stay in the pose for about 1 minutes concentrating on the whole body.
ü Calms body and mind and stimulates the third eye.
ü Helps to stretch lower back, hips, thigh, and ankle gently.
ü Gives a good massage to abdominal organs.
ü Promotes circulation, digestion, and elimination.
ü Helps in alleviating stress and anxiety.
Avoid practicing Balasana during- knee injury, diarrhea, and pregnancy