Kukkutasana (Cockerel Pose)

Kukkutasana (Cockerel Pose):

Kukkuta means cock. In this posture, the body resembles the shape of a chicken, hence it is given the name of Kukkutasana. This asana is very good for balancing the body. This is a very important yoga practice for shoulder, arm, elbow etc.

Technique or Steps of Kukkutasana (Cockerel Pose):

  • First of all you sit in Padmasana.
  • Move the right hand between the right thigh (thigh) and the right calf (calf) and the left hand between the left thigh and the left calf (calf).
  • Move your hands down to the elbows.
  • Place the palms firmly on the ground.
  • Keep palms 3-4 inches apart.
  • Breathing, lift the body from the ground to the air as much as possible.
  • Put the weight on the palms of the body.
  • Keep the head straight and keep the eyes fixed towards the front.
  • Breathe slowly and exhale slowly.
  • Keep this situation as far as possible.
  • Slowly Slowly exhale the breath and come back to your first position and relax.
  • It was a cycle.
  • In this way you do 3 to 5 cycles.

Benefits of Kukkutasana (Cockerel Pose):

  • Lungs: beneficial for lungs.
  • Make the body strong: Kukkutasana helps in making the body strong and strong.
  • Beneficial in digestion: Your digestive system gets activated by its practice.
  • Muladhara Chakra: With regular practice of this asana, Muladhara Chakra becomes active.
  • Make your arms strong: By practicing this asana, you can make your arms shapely and strong.
  • Yoga for the shoulders: If you want to keep the shoulders strong and pain free, then practice this asana.
  • Elbow strengthening: This is a very good yoga for elbow strengthening.
  • Body in balance: It increases balance and stability.
  • For the chest: Helps keep the chest healthy.

Caution on Kukkutasana (Cockerel Pose):

  • This asana should be practiced in high blood pressure.
  • People with heart disease should not do this asana.
  • Do not do this asana if you have more pain in your arms.
  • Avoid pain in the shoulders.
  • Do not do this asana in more trouble of the elbow.
  • One should not practice this asana if there is a spleen problem.

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