Rabbit Pose – Sasangasana

The Rabbit Pose creates exactly the opposite effect from the Camel posture. Straining the spinal nervous system helps to attain the necessary nutrition in the form of blood and oxygen. It also maintains the mobility and elasticity of the spine and back muscles. The Rabbit Pose improves digestion and helps cure colds and chronic tonsillitis. It affects the thyroid and parathyroid glands. This pose also improves the flexibility of the shoulder blades and trapezius muscles, and relieves tension in the neck, shoulders and back. It helps insomnia, diabetes and depression.