Pose, Steps and Benefits of Ardha Matsyendrasana

Benefits of  Ardha Matsyendrasana

  • Increase hips and spine flexibility.
  • Removes the wastes and improves digestion
  • Stimulate heart, kidneys, liver, spleen and lungs.
  • Open the neck, hips and shoulders.
  • Relieve fatigue, sciatica, backache and menstrual discomfort.
  • Clean the internal organs.
  • Releases excess toxins and heat from tissues and organs.
  • Energizes and stretches the backbone.

Half Lord of the Fishes Pose

Half Lord of the Fishes	- Ardha Matsyendrasana


  1. First go to staff pose.
  2. After bend your right knee.
  3. Place your right foot outer of your left thigh closely to your hip comfortable for you at that time your lap should point the upper limit.
  4. Turn your top head to point ceiling.
  5. At the back, place your right hand at that time the hand is very closely to your body. This hands finger is facing to you.
  6. Covering your left arm approximately your right knee.
  7. At that time hold the thigh to the torso.
  8. Now, Exhale, then turn right side of your body.
  9. Twist your head to your right shoulder.
  10. Doing this asana that time you feel pain in your back head and neck that time you have go to staff pose.
  11. Do this asana for 30 sec to one minute.
  12. Do the all steps (1 to 11) for another side.

Half Lord of the Fishes Pose Video


Before doing any asana you must know your health. When you feels pain while doing any asanas then you have to stop it immediately. A trained instructor can guide you in a better way.