Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx pose)

Salamba – Supported, Bhujang – Cobra, asana – pose

Pronounced: SA-lumb-aa-BHu-jung-AAhs-uh-nuh

Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx pose) is a modified version of Bhujangasana to help beginners ease their way into it. This pose is also good for people who have lower back ache as it has less arch and therefore reduces the pressure on the spine.

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2 thoughts on “Salamba Bhujangasana (Sphinx pose)

  1. sktegta says:

    Bhujangasana is a good for people with lower back
    aches. It decreases stiffness in the lower back,
    enlarges the chest, and strengthens the arms and shoulders. Also good to combat menstrual irregularities,
    and it helps relieve stress. More at http://www.atmabodh.net/bhujangasana

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