Baddha Konasana, Upavishta Konasana & Supta Konasana--> Bound Angle Pose, Seated Angle Pose & Reclined Angle Pose

Baddha Konasana, Upavishta Konasana & Supta Konasana Health Benefits

Baddha Konasana is a nice and relaxing posture after the three very intense and advance poses (Bhujapidasna, Supta Kurmasana and Garbha Pindasana). The aim of this posture is to get your knees on the floor with a straight back folded forward over your legs. But it does not mean that you don't get benefits of it if you cant do it perfectly. It takes time to master it and you get benefits of the posture in each stage of this posture practice. 

  • It stimulates abdominal organs, bladder and kidneys
  • It improves blood circulation
  • Stretches the inner thighs, groins, and knees
  • Can help relieve mild depression and anxiety
  • Therapeutic for high blood pressure and asthma

Upavishta Konasana opens up the hips and gives a nice stretch to your hamstrings, inner thighs and back. The asana also improves circulation in the pelvic and abdominal areas and is a great pose for overall flexibility improvements. 

  • Stretches the inner thighs and backs of the legs
  • Stimulates the abdominal organs
  • Strengthens and stretches the spine
  • Releases groins
  • It stimulates the entire pelvic region, including the ovaries

Supta Konasana is very similar to Upavishta Konasana, except it is done while lying on your back. It provides a nice stretch in your back, inner thighs and opens hips, stimulating circulation to the vital organs of elimination and reproduction. 

  • It stretches spine, legs, back and arms 
  • Stimulates circulation in the groin area
  • By stretching your entire length, it also improves your concentration 
  • It is good for the thyroid gland
  • Stimulates bladder and kidneys
  • Stimulates the heart and improves general circulation
  • Can help in relieving the symptoms of stress and mild depression