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Ashtanga Namaskara

March 24th, 2007 | admin

Ashtanga Namaskara is the sixth stage of Surya Namaskar, where your body is balanced on your palms and toes while your chest, forehead, nose and knees touch the ground.

The Procedure for Ashtanga Namaskar

1. Assume Parvatasana Mountain Pose. Raising your hips while balancing your body weight on palms and toes while keeping your body straight.

2. Raise your head forward and lower all parts of your body so that your forehead, nose, chest and knees touch the ground.

The benefits of Asthanga Namaskara

This pose is similar to popular push-up exercise. It strengthens your chest muscles, shoulder muscles and upper arm muscles.

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