Marjariasana cat pose benefits and steps

Marjariasana – Cat Pose Benefits

Marjari‘ means ‘Cat’ and ‘asana’ means ‘pose’ so it is called Marjariasana (cat pose). Marjari incorporates excellent stretch into a yoga workout. Let’s check it’s steps and benefits one by one.

Step for Marjariasana – Cat Pose

  1. Build a pose like a cat as shown in the above picture.
  2. Arms should be perpendicular to the ground and hand should be flat on a ground.
  3. Look straight.
  4. While inhaling raise your head back and push your navel downwards.
  5. Hold this cat position and take a deep breath.
  6. As you exhale curl your head inward and press the middle of your back towards the ceiling, rounding your spine upward.
  7. Hold this position for some seconds before you come to table like a stage.
  8. Continue for 5 to 6 round.

Benefits of Marjariasana (Cat Pose)

  1. Give flexibility to the spine.
  2. Improve digestion.
  3. Improve your blood circulation.
  4. It relaxes the mind.
  5. Releases back pain.
  6. It tones the abdomen.

Marjariasana – Cat Pose


Please practice Marjariasana in expert guidance or consult a doctor if you are suffering from any abdominal, back or neck problem.

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