Garbha Pindasana is a SANSKRIT word that means Garbha means "Womb", Pinda means "Embryo" and asana means "Pose" This is also known as "Embryo in Womb Pose" in English. this pose is a very challenging pose. This is an intermediate or advanced stage yoga pose. do not try a new practitioner in Garbha Pindasana without a yoga master.
Sit in Padmasana or Lotus pose. then body slightly backward and bring the knees back towards the body. take the hands through your thighs. then fold the elbows and make palms together or hold your mouth with your palms. stay on to this posture for about 30 to 60 seconds and breathe normally. come back with the same steps. and repeat this pose 3 to 4 times.
Benefits of Garbha Pindasana yoga:
There are the most important health benefits of Garbha Pindasana are,
1. Garbha Pindasana is a good posture to remove excess fat deposited in the stomach.
2. This pose helps to increase flexibility in the knees, ankles, and hips.
3. Garbha Pindasana is especially beneficial for pregnant women and can be practiced in the first trimesters.
4. Garbha Pindasana is help to strengthen the uterus and rectum.
5. Continues practices of this asana help to increase the spiritual union between the mind and the soul.
6. Regular practices of this asana improve the digestive system of the body and also treats all type of stomach disorders.
7. This pose is the best to increase concentration and improve memory power.
8. Garbha Pindasana is the best for body balance.
Step by Garbha Pindasana yoga:
1. Sit in Padmasana. (Step 1)
2. Insert the hands in the space between the thighs and calves, each on its own side.
3. Push the arms forwards till the elbows can be easily bent.
4. Then, with an breath out, lift the thighs off the floor, balance the body on the coccyx (the tail bone) and cover the ears with the fingers. (Step 2)
5. Stay in the pose for about 15 to 30 seconds with normal breathing. Lower the legs, loosen up the arms from between the legs one by one, straighten the legs and rest.
6. Change the crossing of the legs and repeat the pose.