Kurmasana is a tortoise-like posture, hence it is also known as tortoise pose. By doing this asana, your hands and feet appear to come out like a tortoise. By doing Kurmasana yoga posture, our body gets a good exercise, Kurmasana is a good posture to keep the body fit and healthy. Turtle pose is beneficial for our body in many ways, this asana gives good stretch on the back and waist, along with it also increases blood circulation in the spine. Kurmasana helps in relieving gas and constipation that builds up in the stomach. Let us know in detail how to do Kurmasana and its benefits.
To do Kurmasana or tortoise pose, take a yoga mat and lay it on a clean place and sit with both legs straight in front of you.
You can also sit in Dandasana to do this asana.
Now spread both your legs as much as possible, that is, keep them away from each other.
Bend both the legs slightly from here at the knees and keep the heels of the feet on the floor.
Now while exhaling outward, bend forward slightly and put both your hands below the knees of the feet.
Straighten both the hands out from under the knees.