'Yoga With Onmanorama', is a series from us that will help you practice and achieve steadiness in asanas. Through this series, we will challenge you with one new asana every week. Readers can tweet their pictures doing the asana with the hash tag #YogaWithOnmanorama. We will feature these tweets in an article at the end of every week.
Caution: Before taking up the challenge, go through the 'Who shouldn't do it' bit of every asana and follow it.
Marjariasana derives its name from the word 'Marjari' which means cat in Sanskrit.
Here's how you should do it
How does this Yoga Asana benefit you?
» Brings flexibility to the spine
» Strengthens the wrists and shoulders
» Improves digestion
» Tones the abdomen
» Improves blood circulation
Who shouldn't do Marjariasana
Always be aware of your range of abilities while practicing asanas, do it effortlessly.
Those of you who are suffering from back or neck-related problems must refrain from doing the asana or should do so ONLY after consulting a doctor.