This pose resembles the structure of a bridge. Hence, it is known as Sethu Bandha Sarvangasana. All the parts of the body are getting exercised by doing this asana. By doing this asana our back, neck and chest are stretched and we get a relaxed feeling. We have to do this asana in empty stomach.
First we have to lie flat on our back. Then, we have to bend our knees and place feet on the floor. While doing so, our ankles and knees should be in a straight line. While inhaling, we have to lift our back off the floor. We should balance the body so that the shoulders, arms and feet remain in a comfortable position. We have to firm up our buttocks and the thighs should remain parallel to each other and the floor. We should stretch the arms and touch the feet. Now, we can exhale air and bring our body to the mormal position.
By doing this asana, our muscles will get strengthened. We also get relief from the body stress. The lung problems are reduced as breathing becomes easy. This asana helps to improve digestive problems. The blood circulation improves and we become more active by doing this asana regularly.