Seated Forward Bend - Paschimottanasana Seated forward pose is a 5th posture of the 12 postures in Hatha Yoga. It helps stretches the complete back side of your body. Benefits :
Offers relaxation, relieve stress.
Relieves menstrual symptoms
Stretches back, legs, spine
Stimulates body parts like liver, kidneys, ovaries and uterus
Seated Forward Bend - Paschimottanasana Precautions :
Avoid doing if you have lower back pain or injuries
Do not bend beyond your comfort level
Move slowly in the pose. Do not bounce to achieve the level or you it will result in muscle, tendon injuries.
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