Ardha Matsyendrasana is a SANSKRIT word that means Ardha means "Half", Matsya means "Fish", Indra means "Ruler", and Asana means "Pose" Means Half Lord of the fishes pose. This pose is helpful to warm up your hips for most of the balancing, energizing seated twists, and balancing.
These poses help to improve the digestion system, and reproductive systems. Ardha Matsyendrasana 2 is a traditional version of the Ardha Matsyendrasana yoga.
Ardha Matsyendrasana 2 yoga performance, Keep your bend right-hand leg over the other leg and place your leg on the opposite knee. Your left hand must be drawn backward and wrapped around the waist. It should grab your right shin or ankle. Hold the toe or sole of the left leg using your right side hand. hold this position for 20-30 seconds and Slowly breathe out and relax some while.
Benefits of the Ardha Matsyendrasana 2 Yoga:
There are the most important health benefits and mental benefits of Ardha Matsyendrasana are,
1. Ardha Matsyendrasana helps to Increase the elasticity of the spine, tones the spinal nerves, and improves the functioning of the spinal cord.
2. This pose helps to stretch the muscles on one side of the body while compressing the muscles on the other side.
3. This asana helps to reduce the back pain and stiffness between the vertebrae.
4. This pose helps to massage the abdominal organs and increase the digestive juices making it.
5. This pose is also useful to reduce diabetes.
6. This asana helps to reduce constipation problems.
7. This yoga is helpful to open the chest and increase the oxygen supply to the lungs.
8. This poses help to increase the purification of the blood as well as the internal organs.
Step by step Ardha Matsyendrasana 2 yoga:
1. Sit on the floor with the legs extended vertical in front. (Step 1)
2. Angle the right knee and place the right leg at the root of the left thigh, pressing the heel against the navel.
3. Breath out, turn the torso 90 degrees to the left, swaying the left arm from the shoulder behind the back, curve the left elbow joint and with the left hand hold the right ankle or shin.
4. The left foot should remain extended vertically on the floor throughout, and the sole of the left foot or the left big toe should be clasped by the right hand and the right arm should be kept vertically. To start with one finds it hard to hold the left leg extended throughout on the floor. In that case bend the left knee, catch the left big toe with the right hand and then straighten out both the right arm and the left leg. Turn the neck to the right side and look above the right shoulder. (Steps 2 and 3)
5. Keep the knee joints close to each other and stay in the position from 30 to 6o seconds while trying to maintain normal breathing which at first will be fast due to the lateral twist.
6. Release the grip on the legs, straighten them and then repeat the pose on the other side, changing the word left to that for right and vice versa.
7. Stay on both sides for the same length of time and then relax