The Bow Pose

Lie face down on your abdomen with the forehead touching the ground. Then bend the knees and bring the feet up. Reach back with your hands to hold the ankles.

Inhale and arch the body upwards by lifting the head and thighs off the ground. Remain in the position for ten seconds or a maximum of one minute.

Effect: From a health point of view, this is good for the digestive system. The chest expansion while doing this asana brings in course of time relief to asthma and other respiratory problems.