CHAKRASANA (CIRCLE POSE)
Show Many acrobats this Asana in the streets. In young age it is very easy to do the posture as their spine is very elastic. If the bones become rigid and ossified over the years, its difficultto bend the spine. It is like a circle. Hence the significant name Chakrasana. In fact, it resembles more a bow than a circle.
Raise your hands in the air. Slowly bend backwards to make a body curve. When the hands come to your hip-level at the backside, slowly bend your legs at the knee. This will help you to continue to bend and touch the ground with his hands. Do not be in a hurry. Do it slowly by adjusting balance. Otherwise, you will have a fall. Keep a thick cover on the ground and that, practice this asana. In the beginning, you can do it by the side of a wall or you can ask your friend to catch hold of your hips firmly and then bend. There is another way of doing asana. This is appropriate for the elderly. There is no danger of falling at all. Lie down on the back. Keep the soles and palms on the ground. The palms should be kept by the side of the head and elbows up. Now bring your heels near to your palms on the ground and raise your body above, thus making a curve of your spine. You can via continuous practice make the spine very elastic. The flexibility of the spine means eternal youth. A man with a rigid spine can form a semicircle at the outside. In the course of two weeks are all rigid elastic parts. You can start when you make the asanas, the heels of his hands.
The one who practices this asana, has a perfect control of the body. He will be agile and agile. He can turn out more work in a short space of time. All the parts of the body are benefited by this Asana. If you find it difficult to keep the long asana, flat on the ground, lift it back.When you raise yourself upon this Asana the body will be light. You really get the mind at once. They are ready for active work. If there is any pain in the neck and shoulders after the practice of Sarvangasana, do this Asana immediately for a few minutes. It will ease the pain as it bends the neck backwards and it is therefore a counter-break for Sarvangasana. All the other benefits of Dhanurasana, Salabhasana and Bhujangasana are derived from this Asana.