Matsyasana is one of the beginners yoga pose inbuilt with lot of health benefits. Another name of this yoga pose is Fish Pose. Matsyasana purifies our blood and keeps us healthy. So it is called as Fish Pose. Let us see the steps to practice and health benefits of matsyasana (Fish pose). Matsyana is a pose involving a back bend that opens chest, neck and shoulder muscles. Back bends are helpful in relieving back pain from sitting all day at your desk or in your car. Matsyasana and its gentle variations increase spinal flexibility and improve your posture. These poses are a great for nourishing the digestive tract and increasing metabolism as a result of the stimulation of the thyroid. They also open up space for your heart, both physically and energetically.
Benefits of Matsyasana (Fish Pose)
Spinal Cord and back muscle tissues gets refreshed.
It helps to cure asthma and respiratory disorders.
Headache caused by stiffness of neck can be cured easily.
Practicing this yoga pose regularly helps to cure impotency.
It is an alternate yoga pose for sarvangasana.
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