Standing Spinal Twist (Katichakrasana)

Posted on: Wednesday, July 18, 2012

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Kati = Waist; Chakra = Wheel, Circular Rotation; Asana = Posture, Pose

The name of this yoga posture, Katichakrasana, literally means rotation of the waist. It gives a nice stretch to the waist and helps in making it more flexible and supple. It takes very little time to do the stretch and it benefits your body in many ways. A simple yet very effective yoga posture, Katichakrasana carries the power to heal constipation if practiced regularly and accurately. Pronounce the name of this yoga posture in Sanskrit as Ka-tee-Cha-KRAAHS-un-uh.

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