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Hrid Gati

Hrid Gati 

There are several ‘Gatis’ designed and developed at Mokshayatan Yog Sansthan under the guidance of Gurudev Swami Dr. Bharat Bhushan ji. Let’s understand one of these ‘gatis’ which is a very popular among masses.

Hrid Gati (Engine Daud) of Bharat Yoga
Being a very high calorie consuming gati this movement controls the obesity and improves stamina. A very useful gati for all round growth of children. It strengthens the muscles of arms, shoulder, thighs, calves and the legs.

It prevents heart and lungs related diseases as it strengthens the function of heart and lungs but people suffering with lower back ache, heart disease and T.B. are advised not to try this gati, as it is a bit strenuous.

Preparation: Stand firm on yog mat with left arm and left leg folded at 90 degree and right arm spread straight at shoulder level and balance perfectly on right leg.

• Jump high to obtain reverse position and exhale deep while putting left leg on floor to balance and left arm extended at shoulder level.
• This movement resembles to the movement of steam engine of the train with piston moving in the cylinder.
• This movement requires the same forcible exhalation with each step.

Precaution: People suffering with lower back ache, heart disease and T.B. are advised not to try this gati, as it is a bit strenuous.

Excerpt from the book “Yoga for Healthy Life” by Acharya Pratishtha

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