Parvatasana is a SANSKRIT word that means, Parvata means "Mountain" and Asana means "Pose". This pose looks like a mountain Pose. This pose is also included in Surya Namaskar's 4th pose and 9th pose. This pose is can strengthen the wrists and legs. It also increases the flow of blood to the head. This yoga gives natural massage to the heart and lung muscle and relief the lumber, shoulder, knee, spinal, ankle pains, and varicose veins in the body.
Warm up for 5 minutes before starting parvatasana yoga. First, sit in the padmasana pose with your hands at the sides. it should be ensured that your chest is outside, your neck and spine straight, and your chin is drawn in. Keep your eyes focused straight ahead. breath in slowly and raise both your hands together and stretch them upwards. Join your Palma. Stretch and pull up your torso as much as you may be comfortable with this pose. Hold this position for 8 to 10 seconds and slowly come back to the starting position. Parvatasana performs 5-6 times, 2-3 times in a day.
Benefits of Parvatasana Yoga:
There are the most important health benefits of Parvatasana Yoga,
1. Parvatasana Yoga helps develops a proper breathing technique.
2. This pose helps to increase lung capacity.
3. Parvatasana helps to reduce fat from the abdomen, hips, and waist.
4. This asana has a slimming effect on the physique.
5. In performing this pose the spine and ribs are stretched. and it may strengthen the spine and ribs.
6. The mountain pose helps blood circulate tip to the toe and reach the blood to all the organs and keep the body healthy.
7. The mountain pose helps to improve the digestion system. Parvatasana coordinates with all the body organs of the digestive system with the proper functioning of them.
8. Parvatasana help to reduce mental stress and reduce overthinking of the mind. This pose helps to increase the energy for new creative thoughts.
Step by step Parvatasana yoga:
1. Sit in Padmasana. (Step 1)
2. intertwine the fingers, and stretch the hands up side over the head. hold the head curved ahead with the chin on the breast bone.
3. extend the arms up from the close to the floating ribs at the back and the shoulder-blades. The palms should be facing upwards. (Step 2)
4. Keep the posture for a minute or two with deep and even breathing. Change the crossing of the legs and the intertwine of the fingers and cycle the pose, keeping the back straight.