Position like that of a crocodile.
the prone position place your both hands crossed around head
or rest your forehead on it, relax all the muscles, continue
the arms forward and fold them. Then place the forehead
on the folded elbows and relax the neck.
the legs and keep them at a distance of a foot or so, with
the heels inside and the toes outside. Then relax the legs.
the whole body relaxed. Try to touch as many parts of the
body to the floor as possible. Keep the breathing normal
and the head in a positoin which is comfortable.
asana being for relaxation, the muscles of the body should not
be strained. So attempt should be made to relax all muscles
and the joints of the body.
the feet together.
the arms & get them back as before and come to the Prone
aim of this asana is to release the strain caused by other asanas.
Therefore, this asana should be maintained for two to three
all the muscles are relaxed, they need less blood and oxygen
supply. Consequently, the heart beats and the breathing also
slow down. Now as the whole basic operation turns slow, the
body gets good rest.
this asana the whole body is relaxed. As the body is relaxed
one is inclined to sleep which one should strictly avoid.
Book:- Yoga Pravesh
Author :- Yogacharya