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No amount of praise is enough for Malaika Arora. Her dedication towards a healthy lifestyle, even through a covid-19 infection, has inspired many of us to get fit. Her Instagram feed is a treat for fitness enthusiasts, yoga lovers, and fitness novices alike.
And so now it’s like a ritual to wake up on a Monday morning to find Malaika with a new post yet again, loaded with some sparkling-fresh inspiration. This time she is demonstrating parsvottanasana or the pyramid pose, which will help you stretch your body. Check out her post here:
Here are the health benefits of the pyramid pose
Starting from your torso, shoulders, and chest to your hips, hamstrings and calves—this asana stretches your body intensely. So, if you are looking for a full-body stretch then now you know what can work the best!
With the regular practice of this asana, your body gets stretched properly which helps in correcting the posture. You’ll soon notice that your shoulders are not dropping anymore.
Parsvottanasana requires balancing your body while taking all the weight at the core. So apart from enhancing the balance of your body, it also brings in more awareness.
It is an intense pose that requires you to properly balance your body. And along with the deep stretch, it also helps strengthen the lower body.
When you put pressure on your core, the chest and the tummy gets pushed inwards towards the thighs. Holding the pose helps stimulate the internal organs which improve digestion.