Mayurasana or Peacock Yoga Pose Steps and Benefits

Mayurasana or Peacock Yoga Pose Steps and Benefits
Mayurasana or Peacock Yoga Pose Steps and Benefits
In Sanskrit Mayura means Peacock and asana means pose. In Hindus peacock is the symbol of love and immortality. If you are a beginner you have to practice over few weeks to do Mayurasana. Because it is difficult yoga pose. But you can do it easily after few weeks of practice. Always do this asana when your stomach is empty.

Mayurasana or Peacock Yoga Pose Steps and Benefits

  • Sit on your heels by doing knees wide and kneel on the floor. 
  • Lean forward and press your palms on the floor with your fingers turned backwards. Remember your palms should be placed between your two thighs. The elbows should rest on the abdomen. 
  • Slowly move your legs back, one after the other so that they are straight and the toes touch the floor. 
  • Raise the whole body by tensing your abdominal muscles and resting the weight entirely on the palms. Try to make the body horizontal and parallel to the ground. The body is balanced by the elbows on the abdominal muscles. The weight is entirely borne by the palms and forearm. 
  • Now try to maintain Mayurasana pose for five seconds in the beginning. After few weeks of practice, it can be increased to 1 minute or more. 

Get Muscularity Tip for Beginners

To make good balance in this pose, you can take support your forehead and ankles on a block.

Benefits of Mayurasana or Peacock Yoga Pose

  • Strengthens the forearms and wrist. 
  • Mayurasana increases energy and sexual vitality. 
  • Help to improve functionality of metabolism. 

Precautions and Considerations for Mayurasana Yoga Pose

If you have medical problems such as high blood pressure, heart problems and hernia than avoid this yoga. Women should avoid this yoga in case of pregnancy and menstruation.

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