In sanskrit `Mayur` means Peacock.This asana resembles Peacock hence it is called as Mayurasana. Mayurasana strengthens wrists, forearms, back torso and legs, tones the abdomen. Increases gastric juices and stimulates the appetite. Helps clean bowels.
Sit on both your upper scales with knees on the floor.
Rest your palms on the ground with fingers stretched and pointing backward.
Set elbows gently on either side of the navel.
Stretching both legs together, come forward and lift upper part of your body.
Straighten the legs horizontal. Maintain your chest, neck, head straight.
Retain this pose for sometime then release.
Mayurasana strengthens wrists, forearms, back torso and legs, tones the abdomen.
Helpful for diabetes. strengthens the diaphragm.
Improves balance and concentration.
Relives gas truble.