Chakrasana-Wheel Pose Benefits and Steps

Chakrasana, also called Urdva Dhanurasana is an asana. The name “Chakrasana” comes from the Sanskrit words “Chakra” which means wheel, and meaning of Asana is “Posture” or “seat”.

Chakrasana is a strong back-bending yoga asana.

Benefits of Chakrasana

  • Strengthens liver, pancreas and kidneys.
  • Excellent for heart.
  • It cures infertility, asthma, and osteoporosis.
  • Strengthens arms, shoulders, hands, wrists and legs.
  • Stretches the chest and lungs
  • Strengthens the arms and wrists, legs, buttocks, abdomen, and spine
  • It is known to stimulate the pituitary and thyroid glands.
  • Increases energy and counteracts depression.

Steps of Chakrasana

  • Lie flat on your back on the floor.
  • You may bend your knees so that the soles of your feet are on the floor and closer to your buttocks.
  • Now bring your palms under your shoulders such that the fingers point towards the shoulders and the elbows are shoulder width apart.
  • Lift the entire body high so that only the hands and feet are on the floor. Look towards the floor.
  • Make sure you breathe comfortably. Take slow, deep breaths.

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