5) Uttanasana or forward bending pose:- Benefits:- 1) This aasana stretches the hamstrings and puts pressure on the muscles of the abdomen. 2)It also makes the blood rush to your head, helping your body switch from the sympathetic to the parasympathetic nervous system, helping you relax. Steps to do this pose:- 1)To perform this pose, stand straight. 2)Raise your hands from front to above your head as you inhale slowly. 3)Then bend forward completely pushing your buttocks back till your palms touch the floor and your forehead touches your knees. 4)Come up slowly to the standing position.