Frog Pose

About Frog Pose

Mandukasana (man-doo-KAHS-uh-nuh), also known as the Frog Pose, frees your spirit while alleviating back pain.



Mandu: frog
Asana: pose


Beginner (1)

physical benefits

  • Opens the chest and shoulders
  • Improves posture
  • Therapeutic for menstrual cramps
  • Strengthens the back muscles
  • Improves circulation in hips and thighs
  • Stimulates the digestive system

energetic benefits

  • Relieves stress, anxiety, and mild depression

mantra: “ra ma da sa sa say so hung”

Recite this mantra to help ease you into a calm state of healing, aid in strengthening and heal the mind and emotions.

prepatory poses

  • Bow Pose
  • Camel Pose
  • Reclining Hero Pose

contraindications & cautions

  • Modify or check with a doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
  • Knee Injuries
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Lower Back Pain

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