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Pavanamuktasan or Wind Relieving Pose - Steps and Benefits

Pavanamuktasan means Wind Relieving Pose. It is beneficial to release the gases that are generated in the stomach, intestine etc. Human body has an intestine with a huge length, so it is obvious that gases gets generated in it and which is very painful sometimes to human being. Yoga has such an easy asana (pose) that gives us relief from such type of gases in the intestine. So, it is called as Pavan means Gas, Mukta means Relief and Asana means Pose. We are going to learn Steps and Benefits of Pavanamuktasan or Wind Relieving Pose.


Pavanamuktasan or Wind Relieving Pose - Steps and Benefits

Steps of Pavanamuktasan (Wind Relieving Pose) –

Lie down on the back and keep your legs straight. Now, relax your body for few seconds.
Keep your palms on the floor.
Now, Inhale and slowly try to lift your both the legs till 135 degree angle.
In the initial stages, you may feel some stretch to upper body from waist. But after some days of practice it will be easy to do this easily.

Precautions to take before doing Pavanamuktasan (Wind Relieving Pose) –

Do this asana with an empty stomach. Don’t eat anything, 3-4 hours before doing this asana.
Don’t do it forcefully. Do it, till you feel comfortable otherwise it will harm you.
Take doctors advice before starting to do this asana. Weak people should do it very carefully.
People having back injury should avoid this.
Don’t do it for long time if you are beginner as it might harm your stomach and intestine.
Beginner – Do it for 5-6 seconds and 1-2 repetition (increase time by 2-3 seconds every week).
Intermediate – Do it for 15-20 seconds 1-2 repetition (increase time by 2-3 seconds every week).
Regular – Do it for 8-10 minutes and 1 repetition.

Benefits of Pavanamuktasan (Wind Relieving Pose) –

This is particularly gives the relief from the internal gas in human body.
It strengthens the back and abdomen muscles.
Tones the leg and arm muscles.
Helps to improve digestion.

In the above article, we have  learnt Steps and Benefits of Pavanamuktasan or Wind Relieving Pose. 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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