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Salabhasana - The Locust Pose

Salabhasana - The Locust Pose

Good to strengthen the muscles and nerves in the shoulders and neck. Doing this asana regularly improves digestion.

How to do Salabhasana?

  • Lie down flat on your abdomen. Place your hands beneath your thighs.
  • Rest your head on your chin - that is, your face must not be on the floor.
  • Breathe deeply or a while.
  • Inhale. Raise your legs as high as you can.
  • Make sure your knees remain straight as your legs are lifted.
  • Maintain the posture for about 5 seconds at the outset.
  • With practice, increase the timing to about 30 seconds.
  • Exhale. Lower your legs gradually onto the floor. Relax.