Health Benefits of Baddha Konasana (Bound Angle Pose)


The word “Baddha” means “Bound” in Sanskrit and the meaning of Kona is “angle” or “split”, Asana means “pose”, “posture” or “seat”. This Asana is also known as cobower laying. This pose is easy to make and suitable for all. Baddha Konasana stretches the groin and inner thighs. It is often an Asana really useful for the flexibility of the knees, ankles, feet and hips. It opens and will increase circulation on the belt area. From there, these are often truly sensitive prenatal exercises and can relieve menstrual problems. Moving the body from one side to the other can massage your hips. The slow movement of your knees up and down is called butterfly laying; And Baddha Konasana is the best variation of pose of butterflies.

Health Benefits of Baddha Konasana (laying of the bound angle): –
It extends the groin and inner thighs.
Increases the flexibility of knees, ankles, feet and hips.
Opens the pelvic area.
Best prenatal exercise and relieves menstrual problems.
Particularly beneficial for urinary disorders.
Reduce the tension of the groin part and the space up the inner hips and thighs.
Beneficial for the lumbar region.
Useful in flat feet, high blood pressure.
Very beneficial for infertility and asthma.

Variations of Baddha Konasana: –
Supta Baddha Koṇāsana while lying down. Meaning of Supta is “Reculant” or “Depined”.
Note: –

Avoid this Asana if you have wounds and injury in the hips, groin or knee. You will use the wall to support the back if you suffer from back problems.

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