Horse Pose (Vatayanasana)
“Vat” means arthritis and this yoga is extremely beneficial in arthritis and other knee problems.
Benefits of the Horse Pose (Vatayanasana):
Vatayanasana (Horse Pose) helps keep celibacy. Vatayanasana (Horse Pose) also helps to cure diabetes and strengthens the calves, knees, waist, spine and neck.
How to perform the Horse Pose (Vatayanasana):
- Start the asana with standing straight and fold the left leg from the knee joint placing the heel at the groin and toes at the base of right thigh.
- Now fold the right leg so that the left knees touch the ground, means standing on right foot and left knee. – Put your both hand in namaskara position by touching both palms, hands may or may not be coiled.
- Hold the posture for 30 to 60 seconds and then return to normal position.
- Now repeat the same procedure for the other side too.
Durations/Repetitions of the Horse Pose (Vatayanasana):
Hold Vatayanasana (Horse Pose) for 30 to 60 seconds and repeat twice on both sides.
Difficulty Level and Advancement of the Horse Pose (Vatayanasana):
Vatayanasana (Horse Pose) is a difficulty level 6asana recommended for intermediate yoga practitioner.