Alternative Name :-Half-circle Posture, Adha Chakra Asan, Half round Pose.

Chakra means wheel and Ardha means half therefore this is the Half Wheel Posture. The Ardha-Chakrasana is also known as the urdhva-dhanurasana. Urdhva means raised.

How to start Ardha-Chakrasana OR How to reach the stretch :-

  • Lie down on the floor facing upward in shavasana.
  • Keep your feet far apart and hands on hips and slowly arch backward.
  • Try to keep your weight on your knees and push your.

How to end Ardha-Chakrasana OR How to release the stretch :-

  • To release or to stand, again shift your weight on your knees.
  • Then slowly push yourself forward and bring your one arm at a time or both at once.

How it help or Benfits of Ardha-Chakrasana:-

  • This asana stimulates all the energy centres of the body.
  • It is the most dynamic back bend.
  • This asana is good for respiratory problems, backache and rheumatic pains etc.

Precaution of Ardha-Chakrasana :-

  • Not for the patients with high blood pressure, gynaecological problems, stomach ailments or who have had recent surgery.
  • You must consult with Your doctor before doing 
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