Pose Name: Bridge Pose

Indian Name: Setu Bandhasana

• Strengthens the back muscles • Relieves the tired back instantaneously • Gives a good stretch to the chest, neck and spine • Calms the brain, reducing anxiety, stress and depression • Opens up the lungs and reduces thyroid problems • Helps improve digestion • Helps relieve the symptoms of menopause and menstrual pain • Helpful in asthma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, and sinusitis

• Avoid doing this pose if you are suffering from neck and back injuries