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Yoga style 82: couch style

In Sanskrit, the name is paryankasana, which means couch, reclining chair or sofa

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This pose is the continuation of the supine hero, because the body is like a reclining chair, so it is named

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The practice steps of couch style: the hero sits, exhales, lies back on the cushion, enters the supine hero, exhales again, rotates the pelvis backward, raises the neck and chest upward at the same time, the back forms a bow, the top of the head is on the cushion, similar to fish style, hands are raised above the top of the head, elbows are bent, and the crossed arms are placed on the ground in front of the head

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The difference between supine hero and couch type: this style looks very similar to supine hero, or some people may think that they are the same action, or that it is the backward step exercise of supine hero

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But in fact, couch type is also the advanced step exercise of supine hero, and the purpose of couch type and supine hero is completely different

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The couch style requires that on the basis of the supine hero, the neck and chest should be raised, the back should be arched upward, only the top of the head should be on the ground, and no other part of the trunk should touch the ground

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The main training targets of supine hero are the front thigh and pelvis, while the main training targets of couch type are the extension of back, the expansion of heart, lung and chest, and the good stretching of neck muscles

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In short, one is in the pelvic area of the lower body, and the other is in the upper body

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The auxiliary practice method of couch type (1) with the help of the auxiliary practice method of Yoga brick, beginners or the body is still relatively rigid, can use the help of Yoga brick, put the Yoga brick on the back of the thoracic vertebra, extend the whole back, open the chest, the head can be placed on the Yoga brick, also can naturally fall´╝ł 2) With the help of Yoga pillow (3) with the help of yoga chair (5) the effect of couch type is the same as fish type, in which the back is fully extended and the chest is opened, so the heart and lung are well expanded, and the neck muscles are well stretched, which can effectively stimulate the thyroid and parathyroid, and promote the blood circulation of the head and neck, Nourish and rest the brain

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The taboo of couch type is cervical spondylosis, shoulder and neck pain

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We must practice under the guidance of professional teachers

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Heroes can sit and lie on their backs at any time, but couch type can’t be practiced immediately after meals

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