Alien Yoga-Like Yoga, Is It Safe To Do?
Movement yoga nauli kriya again stuck to the surface. The strange movement, dubbed ‘strange yoga’, has been widely discussed on the Internet social media.
In a video uploaded by TikTok user @dayupuspwati, the ‘alien yoga’ exercise is shown. This movement is carried out in a slight curve, the stomach is reduced to look like a stranger’s face and move left and right.
Not a few netizens have questioned the safety of making this move. By being so tight, aren’t the organs in the body cavity compressed?
This strange form has led some to call it ‘strange yoga’. In fact, this movement is a technique in hatha yoga called ‘nauli’.
Bay Area yoga and acupuncture trainer Scott Blossom describes this technique as isolating the abdominal muscles which creates a reverse abdominal effect. He emphasized that this technique is not difficult for those who try it for the first time.
Megan Spencer King, a yoga instructor, said that the movement like waves in the stomach is useful to increase the blood in the organs of the stomach and can restore digestion as quoted from SFGATE.
Both yoga practitioners agree on the benefits of doing nauli, which is the circulation of energy in the body.
Although it is called simple, but yoga nauli kriya is recommended not to be done illegally.
Yoga teacher Raquelle Gracie explained that nauli kriya is done to control the abdominal muscles and massage the abdominal organs to improve digestion, strengthen the liver, and get rid of constipation, citing her as an example. Huffington Post.
This movement of exercise, continues Gracie, is designed to cleanse and purify the body to help awaken the self and consciousness.
He also added that doing nauli kriya is a safe practice. However, beginners should not attempt this movement without instruction.
Also, Gracie does not recommend this movement for those with heart problems, unless guided by a qualified instructor. The reason, this movement can increase heart rate.
So, if you want to try this nauli move, then do it slowly with a qualified yoga teacher.