Gives a good stretch to the spine and makes it strong and flexible. Contributes to your health by improving blood circulation. Strengthens heart and lungs.
How to do Sarvangasana?
- Lie down flat on your back. Keep your legs close together and your chin tucked in.
- Breathe deeply. Inhale. Lift your legs upwards till your feet are pointing directly up - that is, till your legs are perpendicular to your torso.
- Tuck your hands underneath yourself with your palms facing up. With your hands under your buttocks, prepare to raise your torso.
- Lift your torso gradually till you are resting on your shoulders.
- Your arms must now be bent at the elbow. Bring your hands to your back to support yourself. Your legs should be over your head.
- Slowly straighten your back.
- Keep your knees firm but relax your calf muscles now. Maintain the posture.
- To relax, lower your legs till your feet are at an angle of 45 degreesover your head. Lower your arms to the floor. Unwind gradually.