From Keeping us away from stress to improving the body's flexibility, the health benefits of yoga are so many. Not only that, some of the yoga asanad also work on major muscles and if you have been facing thyroid issues, which is responsible for the secretion of hormones that affect the body’s metabolic functioning, you can try Eka Pada Setu Bandhasana or one-legged bridge pose.
Here we have shared the steps how you can ace the asana to get relief from thyroid. Give a read below to know how to do the eka pada setu bandhasana.
*Start by, lying flat on the back. Keep the feet together and hands by the side of the hips.
*Take a deep breath in. Exhale, and place both legs in 90 degrees angle.
*Fold your knees and hold your ankles.
*Place your heels flat on the floor and keep some distance between your heels.
*While pressing the feet and arms firmly on the floor, lift your hips towards the ceiling.
*The chin would automatically touch the top of the sternum bone which is known to activate the Vishuddhi Chakra.
*Release your ankles and extend the arms along the floor beneath the pelvis point. Press firmly into your left foot and draw the right knee in towards your chest.
*Inhale and extend the right leg up facing the ceiling.
*Stay in this pose for five seconds.
*Bring the right leg down and repeat the process with left leg.