Bridge Pose is another style of yoga. Lie flat on the floor with your spine erect. Slowly bend your knees and bring your heels as close to your buttocks as possible.
You can choose to hold your ankles with your fingers.
Exhale and push your tailbone up into the pubis. Firm your buttocks and lift it off the ground. Rest your body weight on your shoulders and the legs. Lift your buttocks until your thighs are parallel to the floor. Keep your spine and torso erect.
Bridge Pose Yoga
The neck should be straight and relaxed. The shoulders should be well rested on the ground. Do not let your chin touch your body. Slowly lift your chin away. The arms and the shoulders should be touching the ground at all times.
Remain in this position for 30-60 seconds. Relax, exhale and slowly bring the body down to a rest.
Benefits of the bridge pose
- This pose calms the brain and fights stress and anxiety.
- It stretches the neck, chest and spine.
- It stimulates the abdomen, lungs, digestive system and thyroid.
Therapeutically, it relieves symptoms of menopause, menstrual discomfort, fatigue, back and headaches and insomnia. It also has an effect on asthma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis and sinusitis.