In Sanskrit, Bhu means “Earth” and Mudra means “gesture.” With this practice the body forms the shape of a mountain firmly planted in the Earth with our roots deep in Bhumi or the Earth.
Benefits of Bhu Mudra
- Reduces blood pressure.
- Induces a steady posture by activating a downward current of energy in the body.
- Instills qualities of security, patience, and consistency.
- Cultivating a sense of stability in the body and the mind.
- Balances Muladhara Chakra.
- Grounds the practitioner.