Pose Name: Mill Churning Pose

Indian Name: Chakki Chalanasana

Benefits:
• A good preventive for sciatica • Tones the back, abs and arm muscles • Opens up the chest and groin • Tones the uterine muscles in females, so it is very useful in preventing painful cycles if practiced regularly • Consistent practice helps reduce abdominal fat • Also very useful in reducing post-delivery fat (however, please consult your doctor before practicing this yoga posture)

Precautions:
Do not practice this asana if you are pregnant, have low blood pressure, extreme lower back pain due to slip disc, headaches or migraine (during the attack), or had a recent abdominal surgery, such as for active hernia.