Garudasana means an eagle pose. It also the name of the king of birds. Garuda as having a white face; aquiline beak, red wings and a golden body.
One should practice this asana for 15-30 seconds by repeating the same process for minimum four times. However, period and session gradually increases along with an increase in the practice of Garudasana.
Advantages of Garudasana: Garudasana benefits you for increasing the flexibility of body by stretching shoulders, upper back, hips, and thighs.
It increases your meditation power by advancing focus of mind.
It improves the sense of coordination and balance. It is useful for removing urinary problems. It is helpful for kidney and prostate diseases.
Garudasana benefits you to reduce pain related to hands & legs.
Disadvantages of Garudasana:
This asana should not be practiced by pregnant women, patients who are suffering from knee injuries and obesity.
This AASANA developed the ankles and removed stiffness in the shoulders. It is recommended for preventing cramps in the calf muscles. For eliminating pains in the legs and for relieving pain the poses recommended are Garudasana Vajrayana be asana. Asanas described here should be practised strictly under the guidance of Yoga teacher or under the supervision of yoga expert only