Sasangasana

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Sasangasana (शसांगासना) is a yoga pose.

Etymology[edit]

The name comes from the Sanskrit words sasanga (sasangasana) meaning "rabbit".

The spelling is "Sashaankaasana", Sashaank meaning crescent moon. the spine taking the shape of crescent moon.

Description[edit]

Rabbit Pose is an intense forward bending pose, which is opposite the camel pose. It brings stimulation to the crown of the head, because you're bringing in weight to the top of your head. This pose resembles a bunny rabbit stretching itself into a ball, rounding the back.

Benefits[edit]

Rabbit pose lengthens the spine and stretches the back, arms, and shoulders while stimulating the immune and endocrine systems.

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