Head stand or Shirshasana
Shirshasana is a yoga pose in which the body’s weight is supported on the palms of the hands above the head. It is a challenging pose, but it can be learned with regular practice. Shirshasana has many health benefits, including:
- Improved blood circulation
- Strong spine
- Better digestion
- Improved mental health
- Reduced stress
To do shirshasana, first sit in vajrasana on a mat. Then, extend your legs forward and place your hands on the ground shoulder-width apart. Slowly lift your legs up and place your head on the ground. Keep your hands strong and your legs straight. Hold this position for 30-60 seconds, then slowly lower down.
It is important to talk to your doctor before doing shirshasana, especially if you have any health conditions.
Here are some tips for doing shirshasana:
- Keep your hands strong and your legs straight.
- If you experience any discomfort, come down immediately.
- If you are new to shirshasana, it may be helpful to use a wall for support.
Shirshasana is a powerful yoga pose that can provide many health benefits. With regular practice, you can learn this challenging pose and experience its benefits.
Here are some additional tips for beginners:
- Start with a wall support. Once you are comfortable with the wall support, you can try doing shirshasana without the wall.
- Use a chair or bench to help you get into position.
- Focus on your breathing and relax your body.
If you experience any discomfort, stop immediately and consult with a doctor.