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Knee Crank in Yoga – Janu Chakra

Knee Crank in Yoga - Janu Chakra

Knee Crank in Yoga - Janu Chakra

Knee crank in Yoga or the Janu Chakra is a part of the Pawanmuktasana series 1 ( Antirheumatic yoga poses) mentioned in “Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha” by Swami Satyananda Saraswati that focuses on the lower leg. It is a very simple practice for beginners to relax the knee joint and improve blood circulation in the legs.

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Antirheumatic Yoga Poses – Pawanmuktasana Part 1

The antirheumatic poses in yoga also known as Pawanmuktasana series part 1 are a group of poses concerned with loosening up the joints of the body. These poses are excellent for those debilitated by rheumatism, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart problems, or other ailments where vigorous physical exercise is not advised. Pawanmuktasana parts 1,2,3 in Yoga is one of the most important groups of yoga poses or yoga asanas that have a very profound effect on the human body and mind and is thus a most useful tool for the yogic management of various disorders and maintenance of health.

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