Ardha Matsyendrasana Yoga - Ardha Matsyendrasana or Half Spinal Twist Pose is also known as Half Lord of the Fishes Pose. In Sanskrit ‘ardha’ means ‘half’, ‘matsya’ means ‘fish’, ‘indra’ means ‘king’ and ‘asana’ means ‘pose’. This asana is named after the yogi Matsyendranath which means half twist pose of the king of fishes. This asana is also called Vakrasana. ‘Vakra’ means twisted in Sanskrit. It is one of the most difficult yoga position that's why half twist pose was created and promoted because full twist pose can probably be done only by yoga experts and gymnasts.

Ardha Matsyendrasana Yoga position is one the main asanas practised in hatha yoga. This is very effective in strengthening the spine and bringing flexibility. Now start this session with knowing other facts that are what is the exact posture for it and how can we perform this Half Spinal Twist Pose.

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Steps to do Half Spinal Twist Pose or Ardha Matsyendrasana Yoga Session -

Health Benefits of doing Ardha Matsyendrasana Yoga Position -

I hope you all understand about Half Spinal Twist Pose and its function. Now the first thing which comes to your mind that is what is health benefits for doing this yoga practise session. So for this please check below-given list -

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Precautions And Contraindications for Ardha Matsyendrasana Yoga -

Half Spinal Twist Pose has lots of health benefits but it also has some restriction for new Beginner’s. Before starting this yoga session you have to follow few precautions and these are -

So that's all about Ardha Matsyendrasana Yoga Posture and its benefits. Half Spinal Twist Pose commonly done by yoga expert but you can also able to do this yoga asana after a few practise session. Keep in touch with us for more yoga session.

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