danurasana

Wheel | Urdhva Danurasana

  • Stretches the chest and lungs, increasing lung capacity
  • Strengthens the arms and wrists, legs, buttocks, abdomen, and spine
  • Spinal flexibility and mobility
  • Stimulates the thyroid, adrenals, and pituitary
  • Increases energy and counteracts depression
  • Therapeutic for asthma, back pain, infertility, and osteoporosis

Contra-indications

  • Back injury
  • Carpal tunnel
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Heart problems
  • High or low blood pressure

via Yoga Journal