Ardha Kurmasana Benefits in Yoga

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How helpful is Half Tortoise Yoga Asana

Why Ardha Kurmasana is deemed as one of the best Yoga poses

Ardha Kurmasana is also known as Half Tortoise Yoga Asana. Due to its resemblance to a tortoise it is known as the tortoise pose. This yoga asana can prove to be very beneficial to your body in every possible way. By performing this asana regularly and properly our bodies can be rejuvenated. The organs get stretched to its maximum with every movement of this asana.

The shoulder movement gets improved and so does the muscles in the corresponding areas. The abdominal muscles gets toned and become more flexible. The asana stretches the lower part of the lungs which is good for your breathing. It also increases the lung capacity which proves to be crucial if you have breathing problems like asthma. The pressure put on your neck and head improves migraine problems. It can be stated as a stress buster due to its stress relieving capacity.

[box]Stomach related problems are solved too. If you suffer from indigestion or constipation this asana helps to improve it greatly.

The digestive system is up and running with the help of the asana. Fresh supply of blood is provided to each and every organ for a smooth flowing bodily system.

It relaxes the brain by the fresh supply of blood. Many of your sleeping problems are addressed by performing this asana. It is a good cure for insomnia.[/box]

Backache problems can termed as a thing of past. Ardha Kurmasana stretches the spine which relieves you from any backache or spine problems. Due to the level of blood circulation, your heart remains fit and fine. The bending and stretching increases the level of flexibility of your arms and hips. Toning gives great shape to your body which keeps you positive and healthy.

The internal organs are massaged very well to bring the extra zest needed for your body. It serves as a great remedy for anemic as well as diabetic patients. The pressure on the thigh and legs makes it strong and sturdy. It also tones the thigh muscles due to the position in which the asana is done. The spine is elongated by the stretch provided during the asana. It is a benefit in disguise, as it cures many ailments.

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One Response to Ardha Kurmasana Benefits in Yoga

  1. addmeonxbox360myuserisfallior says:

    i am 20 year old north indian girl weighing 67 kg and height 165cm. recently i’ve joined a yoga class for weight loss and my yoga instructor had prepared following yoga asana for me for 1 hour
    shwas prashwas
    griva
    kati chakrasan
    parshva
    urdhva
    kati shakti 1-3
    vistrit paad janu
    nasika sparsh
    trikonasana 1-3
    vistrit paad kati
    hast bandh kari chakra
    sarvang pushti
    urdhva gati/utkurdan
    paad chalan/katishaye
    purna pad chalan
    engine chaal
    shithilasana
    bhastrika
    kapalbhati
    kurmasana
    mandukasana
    supta vajrasana
    udrakarshan asana
    ardha matsyendrasana
    baddh padma chakra
    padma kati
    hast bandha
    vistrit hast paad
    chakkipari chalan
    nauka chalan
    paschimottandolan/vistrit paad paschimottandolan
    shambhavi mudra/bhu naman
    yogasana/kurmasan B
    parighasan kriya
    paad kati chalan
    merudand saral A-B
    jathar A-C
    uthit padasana
    dolan
    udarshaya/halasan
    shalbhasana
    makrasana A
    shavasana
    is that ok or any of the above asana is harmful and whether any one of it will make me gain some weight??

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