Makarasana yoga is also known as the crocodile pose and may be beneficial for stress-relieving, lower-back pain, sciatica, asthma, calming the mind, etc. The makarasana posture resembles a crocodile resting in water with its head and neck peaking above the water level.
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In Utkatasana, the knees are hips-width apart and bent. The hips are back, and the chest is forward. Both arms are above the head, in line with the ears. The spine is elongated, and the sternum is lifted. This pose is shaped like a lightning bolt and is said to be powerful and stimulating.
Marjaryasana (Cat Pose)
The Marjaryasana yoga is also called the cat pose, where the word “marjari” means cat and “asana” means pose. This yoga posture is inspired by the cat stretch, giving your body the ever-relaxing feline stretch. It looks simple, but you will see how beneficial it is to the body as well as the mind.