How to do Mandukasana Yoga (Frog Pose)

It is also known as frog pose because final pose of this asana resembles a frog. In Sanskrit, frog is called as a Manduk.

Steps to do Mandukasana

Variation 1:

Sit in vajrasana. Make fists of both your hands by placing the thumbs inside the fingers. Place the fists on your navel together. Press the fists against your abdomen and bend forward while exhaling. Keep your eyes open and look in front of you. Maintain this pose for 2-3 minutes and then come back to the vajrasana while inhaling. Repeat four-five times.

MadukasanaImage Credit: Aumyogaprathistana

Variation 2:

Sit in vajrasana. Place left palm on the navel and cover it with right palm. Press your palms against abdomen and bend forward while exhaling. Try to touch the ground with your forehead. Maintain this pose for 2-3 minutes and then come back to the vajrasana while inhaling. Repeat four-five times.

Variation 3:

Sit in vajrasana. Spread the knees as far as possible. Keep your hands on the knees respectively. Keep the body posture straight and focus on your breathing. Maintain this position as long as you feel comfortable then come back to the vajrasana again by joining the knees.
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Benefits

  1. Cure diabetes, constipation & digestive disorders.
  2. Good asana for women to help in their reproductive system.
  3. Increase sexual ability, help to reduce fat.
  4. Provide good exercise for heart and pancreas.

Precautions

  1. Don’t do it if you are suffering from ulcer, back pain, or cardiac problems.
  2. Patients with abdominal surgery should also avoid it.

[highlight]It is advisable to perform any asana in the supervision of a qualified yoga instructor.[/highlight]
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More Information

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDiS3ac_H6o

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