Parsva Pindasana yoga | Flexible Body and Open Manipura Chakra

Jathara Parivartan yoga is a SANSKRIT word that means Jathara means "belly" Parivartan means "Twisted" and Asana means "Pose". That means a Twisted belly pose. This pose is beneficial for stomach ailments, particularly gastritis. This asana also affects the Kidney, urinary bladder, heart, lungs, and small intestines and activates the solar plexus, also called the Manipura chakra. It balances the pitta dosha of the body and controls and regulates the element of fire in the body and their center is at the navel.


Sit on your mat and then Lie down on your back with your spine straight on the floor. Open both hands and open on the side. Lift your knees and hold these close to your chest. Twist the belly on one side and left both the knees. go down as well. Gravity does the work for you. do not have to push these down yourself. do not fast drop of knees to sides. Move the head in the opposite direction of your legs. chest and shoulders are straight on the floor. If you feel a tingling sensation in the shoulders and arms, it means the blood supply is stopped in the body. immediately move down the arms and readjust the shoulders a bit. Same perform on another side, lift the knee from the side of the body and repeat the same steps.


Benefits of Jathara Parivartanasana Yoga:


There are the most important health benefits of Jathara Parivartanasana yoga are,

1. Jathara Parivartanasana asana is best for the flexibility of the spine and this asana is work to stretch the muscles of the neck and shoulders. In this pose your back muscles also get massaged. Strengthen your spine.

2. This pose helps in getting relief from fatigue. This asana can release muscular tension and anxiety.

3. This asana helps to tone the abdomen and massage internal organs such as the liver, pancreas, stomach, and kidney. and improve the constipation system.

4. Continues this asana may help to strengthen the legs. and flexibility muscles.

5. Jathara Parivartanasana asana helps to improve the digestion system

6. The solar plexus (Manipura chakra) is located in the navel. When you twist your abdomen in this yoga, they affect this chakra. This chakra helps to better the digestion system, increase self-esteem, encourage interpersonal growth and regulate body beat, and increase spirituality.


Step by step Parsva Pindasana yoga:


1. After releasing the handclasp from Pindasana (Step 1) bring the hands back and place the palms at the back of the ribs. (Step 2)


2. Turn the hips sideways to the right, exhale and lower both knees to the floor. The left knee joint should be alongside of the right ear. (Step 3)


3. The left shoulder will be hold up the floor in the starting. force the shoulder against the floor and press the left hand tightly against the back. If this is not done, you will lose balance and roll over to one side.


4. Due to the lateral twist, breathing will be fast and difficult as the diaphragm is pressed in this position.


5. The knee near the ear will not rest on the floor to start with, but only after long practice.


6. Stay in this position for 20 to 30 seconds, with normal breathing.


7. breath out, step up from the right side and drag the crossed foot over to the left, so that the left leg will be near the left ear. (Step 4.) hold this posture here also for the same period of time.


8. Go back to Urdhva Padmasana. (Step 5.) Release the lotus pose by uncrossing the legs and return to Salamba Sarvangasana.


9. Now change the position of the crossed legs. Cross the foot again by situating the left leg over the right thigh first and then the right leg over the left thigh instead of the other way as done earlier.


10. Repeat the movements again on both the sides as described earlier.

  • Parsva Pindasana step 1
  • Parsva Pindasana step 2
  • Parsva Pindasana step 3
  • Parsva Pindasana step 4
  • Parsva Pindasana step 5
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