Mandukasana, Frog Pose
How to perform Mandukasana
Sit in Vajrasana and make fists with both hands, the thumbs inside. Place your fists on your belly next to the belly button.
Bend forward with exhalation. Hold your breath in the yoga posture for a few seconds and come up with inhalation.
Benefits of Mandukasana
This yoga pose is beneficial for people suffering from diabetes as well as for the pancreas and the heart.
The frog pose helps reduce fat from thighs, belly and hips.
Regulate your breathing with going in and out of the posture. This will strengthen the effect of reducing extra belly weight.
Performing the frog pose together with the right breathing and with an empty stomach stimulates the acupressure points of pancreas and heart.
When to Avoid Mandukasana
People suffering from abdominal injuries and any kind back pain should not perform the frog yoga pose.
Pose recommended for doing after Mandukasana
In the frog pose you bend forward and contract all your inner muscles. In the next step it is recommended to perform Uttan Mandukasana , the Uplifting or Stretched Frog Pose to stretch all these muscles.