Lion Pose: How To Practice, Precautions And Benefits Of Simhasana
Written by Arushi Bidhuri | Updated : August 24, 2022 5:31 PM IST
Lion pose or Simhasana is a sitting yoga asana that incorporates the lion’s breath style of Pranayama. Simhasana, translates to “lion position” and “asana” in Sanskrit, because of how the yogi resembles a lion when using the breath method in this pose. It is considered one of the best poses to practice at the beginning of yoga practice as it helps calm the mind and warm up the body. Here’s everything you need to know about the lion pose and the health benefits of performing this yoga pose.
Here’s a step-by-step guide to practising lion pose properly:
Here are the health benefits of lion pose you should know about:
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If the basic version of Simhasana is too difficult for you, then here are some modifications of the asana you could try:
Simhasana is an asana that may look simple, but it can be painful for some people. Having said that, here are some precautions you should take:
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