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Matsyasan or Fish pose - Steps and Benefits

Matsyasan (Fish pose) is counter pose of Sarvangasan (Shoulder Stand Pose). In Sarvangasan (Shoulder Stand Pose), we get stretch on back, neck etc. In Matsyasan (Fish pose), we get a stretch on upper and lower abdomen, front neck, front side of thigh etc. So, this pose should be done after Sarvangasan (Shoulder Stand Pose). We are going to learn Steps and Benefits of Matsyasan .

Matsyasan or Fish pose - Steps and Benefits
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Steps of Matsyasan (Fish pose) -

Sit on Padmasan (Lotus pose) first. Once settled on it, lie down on the floor.
Now, touch respective big toe with the fingers of respective hand, meaning right big toe with right hand fingers and vice versa.
Now, try to bend your neck towards the floor and try to touch crown of the head to the floor.

This is a Matsyasan (Fish pose). It does not need a strength like Sarvangasan (Shoulder Stand Pose), but need a practice to get a command over it.

Precautions to take before doing Matsyasan (Fish pose) -

Consult with doctor before starting to do this asana (pose).
This asana can be done in the morning or evening, but only with an empty stomach or after 3-4 hours after having food.
Don't press yourself to get position if not feeling comfortable. Do it only till you feel comfortable.
This asana should be done after Sarvangasan (Shoulder Stand Pose) as it creates a stretch exactly to the opposite side of the stretch created in Sarvangasan (Shoulder Stand Pose).

Benefits of Matsyasan (Fish pose) -

This gives a stretch to Thyroid, muscles in an abdomen and adrenal glands.
This is beneficial to improve digestion and blood circulation in abdomen and back, both.
Due to proper stretch to abdomen, it automatically improves immunity.
It reduces extra layer of fats on the abdomen.
It increases production of blood.
It helps to keep puberty for many years.
It helps to regenerate an energy/power wasted in Masturbation.

In the above article, we have  learnt Steps and Benefits of Matsyasan. This is a real secret of good health that do keep practising it daily and it will give you better result as a good health.

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