During the second wave of the pandemic, shortness of breath has become one of the biggest complaints for patients. Sadhguru is therefore offering this Yogic posture, which can enhance the oxygen level in the body. Improved oxygen levels can reduce the impact of COVID-19 on the breath and lungs.
This practice is not a cure or a sole prevention against COVID-19, but it can greatly improve one's respiratory function and immunity.
- Must be done on an empty stomach (4 hours after a full meal, 2.5 hours after a snack, 1.5 hours after a beverage besides water).
- Pregnant women should not to Sashtanga or Makarasana.
- People of all ages can do the practice.
- People with back, neck or knee injury can also do the practice with caution, to the extent possible.