First, assume vajrasana. Both your arms should be placed on your knees.
- Keep your neck and spinal cord straight.
- Shut your eyes and begin focussing on your breathing and your body.
- Take a deep breath and without allowing the elbow to bend, bring your hands above your shoulders.
- Slowly exhale and reach down to touch the ground while your head and both your hands.
- Let your upper torso relax and remain in this position for a while. The neck should be kept straight between the arms.
- To finish, you should exhale and place your palms on your knees.
Avoid practice of this pose if you suffer from vertigo, slipped disc, high blood pressure and heart-related problems.
- It strengthens the muscles.
- It helps in the extension of the neck, arms and spine.
- Practising this pose helps improve the circulation of blood to the scalp, face and brain. It gives a rice glow to the face.
- This pose helps in regulating the adrenal glands.
- The hare pose is also beneficial to the reproductive organs.