The Hanumanasana Pose: The Giant Step of the Monkey King
July 26, 2019
In our post last week, we introduced the monkey god Hanuman, its characteristics and its symbolism. Today, we introduce you to the Hanumanasana pose, the Monkey King Giant Step.
The posture hanumasana: benefits and precautionsDedicated to Hanuman, the mighty chief of the monkeys in Hindu mythology, because it commemorates his mighty jumps, this pose, a version of the split of western ballet, receives in Sanskrit the name of Hanumanasana. Posture Benefits
- This posture helps to improve sciatica problems.
- It tones the leg muscles and keeps them in good condition.
- If practiced regularly, it relaxes and strengthens the abductor muscles of the thighs.
- It massages the abdominal organs, tones the reproductive system and helps women prepare for childbirth.
More information on the monkey pose and other asanas in the Yoga Cards: a deck of cards showing, on one side, the asanas or yoga postures, and on the back, the benefits and contraindications of each asana.