SARVANGASANA (Shoulder Stand)
This week’s asana is the undisputed Queen of asanas. Excellent for improving circulation of blood throughout the body.
Lie down on the back and relax before engaging this pose. Inhale – raise the body and hold your lower back firmly.
Engage spine and keep legs straight while breathing normally.
Hold pose for up to 5 or10 breaths.
Emsure the chin is locked with gaze focussed at your big toes. You can close your eyes and engage the mind on your breathing. Feel and focus on the body, mind and breath.
Exhale – gently lower back and lie down to SAVASANA (Corpse posture).
Relieves the thyroid gland, cures depression and asthmatic condition. This asana energizes the lungs, heart and brain and boosts the immune system.
Instructions and photograph by Personal Yoga Trainer K.B. Murale.