One-Legged King Pigeon Pose – stimulating your abdomen and all related organs along with opening your shoulders and chest



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Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (One-Legged King Pigeon Pose)

Using yoga for managing your physical and psychological stress and fatigue is a tradition that dates back to quite a lot of years ago.

This is because yoga itself is cheap and very effective way of remaining fit apart from having no adverse side effects on your body like that of medicines.

When it comes to effective yoga exercises  Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (One-Legged King Pigeon Pose) is a great and popular one.

  • This pose when done appropriate while keenly following all the instructions can give you immense amount of benefits like stimulating your abdomen and all related organs along with opening your shoulders and chest that clears any clusters or congestion in your body.
  • Furthermore the Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (One-Legged King Pigeon Pose) is also known for stretching your thighs, groins, psoas etc that increases your resistance and balance.

How to do:
In order to do Eka Pada Rajakapotasana (One-Legged King Pigeon Pose) properly for getting great results you have to follow the following steps carefully.

Start off by sitting in such a posture that your knees are placed directly below your hips. Now you have to sit in such a way that your right shin’s outside should be on the floor.

Your left leg should be extended straight out  of your hip and not at the left side. Breathe in and lower down your torso while stretch your arms outside.

Now move your hands to the front shin and move your torso away from your thigh. You also have to elongate your lower bone. You have to roll the left side of the hip point to the right side of the heel while elongating your front groin.

In case you are able to keep your pelvis without having them given support of your hands you can move your hands to the rim of the pelvis.

Now push away with some force and this will open up the lower cage of your ribs. For lifting your chest you have to heighten your rib cage upwards. Continue this exercise for about a minute daily for great results.





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