The Half Lord of the Fish Pose

The Half Lord of the Fish Pose also known as Ardha Matsyendrasana is a seated spinal twist. This type of yoga has different motives, which are to strengthen and to stretch the spinal cord and back. The Half Lord of the Fish Pose stimulates the organs and makes the digestive system more efficient. There are also other benefits that an individual can experience from practicing this pose.

Benefits of Half Lord of the Fishes Pose

 Ardha Matsyendrasana has been proved to get rid of deadly diseases and awakens the cosmic energy known as the Kundalini.

 This yoga pose helps to stretch the shoulders, spine, neck and hips.

 It provides relieve from sciatica, backaches and other types of aches

 Assists in stimulating digestion and metabolism

 Stimulates kidney and liver as well as provides relief from menstrual discomfort

 Half Lord of the Fishes Pose provides energy to the body, mind and nervous system

 This yoga pose can be used to treat and cure asthma and infertility

 It helps in treating fatigue, relieves stress and restores balance on the body mind and spirit.

Tips on How to Perform the Ardha Matsyendrasana Successfully
Performing Half Lord of the Fishes Pose is the perfect way to detoxify the entire body. To experience the benefits that come with this yoga pose, you need to practice it well, and the following tips come in handy.

 Relax to make the back soft and let the head balance over the spine. Avoid leading the twist with your head but instead let your head be the last part of the body to turn.

 Keep the tummy soft throughout the twist and keep the buttocks fixed at one pose.

 Do not be in a hurry or force the pose but move with your breath. Try to inhale to prolong your spine and exhale to rotate deeper.

 Twist on your right first because this will give you the opportunity to exert pressure on the colon. Twisting on the left also places pressure on the colon. The right helps in digestion and improves detoxification. Reversing the sequence and pressing on the colon first can cause intestinal discomfort, bloating and constipation

Cautions to Watch Out for in Ardha Matsyendrasana

If you have recently suffered a chronic injury on your hips, spine or knees, you should avoid practicing this pose. For those who suffer from back pain, back injuries or have degenerative disk disease need to perform Half Lord of the Fishes Pose with a lot of caution and should not practice on their own but they need to use a professional who understands this pose well. Folks with any medical concerns need to talk to their doctor before practicing Half Lord of the Fish Pose yoga.

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