Monday morning calls for uttanasana. This pose lengthens the back body, particularly the hamstrings. In Office Yoga® we keep the knees bent so there’s little pulling in the low spine. The pose allows you to turn in and calm the mind.
According to BKS Iyengar, this asana cures stomach pains and tones the liver, the speen and the kidneys. It also relieves stomach pain during menstrual periods. The heart beats are slowed down and the spinal nerves rejuvenated. Any depression felt i the mind is removed if one holds the pose for two minutes or more. The posture is a boone to people who get excited quickly, as it soothes the brain cells. After finishing the asana, one feels calm and cool, the eyes start to glow and the find feels at peace. – Light on Yoga