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Noose Pose or Pasasana is a slightly advanced posture which stretches the spine very effectively. This pose is beneficial to those who have nervous system disorders as it promotes better nerve health by increasing blood circulation around the spine.
The Noose Pose stimulates the abdominal muscles, stretches and strengthens the spine and increases blood circulation due to its twisting nature. This pose also relieves tension in the shoulders, back and neck and opens them up. The thighs, groins and ankles also open up and strengthen as a result of performing this pose regularly.
Pasasana relieves asthma, alleviates back and neck pain reduces problems of indigestion, flatulence and menstruation. This pose also helps relieve sciatic pain.
What you need: Room with fresh air (if you’re doing it inside, otherwise do it in open area), and you.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Initial Position: Mountain Pose (Tadasana)
Drishti or Gaze: Forward
Rest in Corpse pose if you feel exerted.
Beginners are advised to perform this pose near a wall (to get support). They are also advised to turn and twist around simultaneously to make it easier to perform the pose.
Do not perform this pose if you have: