A blend of forward bend, twist, balance and strength, comes Parivrtta Ardha Chandrasana. The asana is beneficial and challenging. This variation of Ardha Chandrasana is a dynamic posture as its benefits a umultitude of body parts. It is easy to fall down and move to the next posture. But it takes patience and perseverance to keep trying the asana till we feel more comfortable in it.
Besides being a balance pose for strength and focus, the bend and twisting motion in the torso massages the internal organs. Consequently, detoxifying the body and stimulating the digestion and metabolism.
Being a balance posture, the Mooladhara chakra is stimulated.The root chakra is the most instinctual of all chakras – it is your survival center. Your fight and flight response is initiated from this chakra. The Revolved half moon pose allows us to harness courage and resourcefulness in all times.
Avoid in case of low blood pressure and diarrhea.
Twist your lower back and stretch your torso.
People were not meant to have a sedentary lifestyle. But due to lifestyle hazards, it is important to incorporate balance asanas. Besides strength and focus, the asanas also channelise our energies. Rome wasn’t built in one day. Similarly, our practice cannot be perfect in the first class. Finally, keep trying and building your yoga-fitness practice. The results will captivate you. 🙂 🙂
Total Yoga is a balanced style of Yoga that focuses on Fitness training and Mindfulness practice equally.