Steps to perform Parvatasana
- Kneel and place your palms in front of you.
- Elevate yourself by pushing up with your hands and then straighten your knees.
- Assume normal breathing while you are in the posture.
- Ideally, your heels remain in contact with the ground. If this is not comfortable at first, leave your heels off the ground, using only your toes for support.
- If possible, try and keep the heels on the ground and make a gentle effort to lift the tailbone up, going deeper into the stretch.
- Remember not to strain at any time.
- It eliminates stiffness and back pain.
- It boosts circulation.
- It brings back lost energy for runners after a hard race.
- It is great for building upper body strength and preserving bone density.
- Parvatasana is a whole body stretch that allows good blood circulation, creating several benefits. Better circulation to the brain creates a revitalizing and refreshing sensation as it reduces
- mental fatigue and improves memory and concentration.
- This pose is ideal for athletes, stretching every muscle from the head to the toe.
- It prevents and relieves carpal tunnel syndrome, rheumatic stiffness, and arthritis.
- Hunch back, acute trouble in spinal column or shoulder pain.
- High blood pressure patient should avoid this pose.
- Not to perform in case of migrane and stomach disorder.