Starting Position:

on the whole body

coordinated with movement, normal breathing in the position

2–3 times

Stand with legs wide apart. >Inhaling raise the arms above the head. >Exhaling bend forward slowly. Place the hands on the floor and then the head. >Breathing normally concentrate on the whole body. Distribute the body weight evenly on the head and the feet and grasp the ankles with the hands. Hold the posture for some time. >Inhaling bring the hands to the floor and return to the starting position.

Beneficial for the digestive system and the pelvic region. Strengthens and stretches the muscles of the legs, back and neck. Is good preparation for Headstand. Stimulates the entire circulation. The increased blood supply to the head improves eyesight and memory.

Avoid this Asana with high blood pressure, cerebrovascular disorders, and problems with the cervical spine or dizziness.

Asana is included in the following categories:
Asanas and Exercises to Improve Blood Supply to the Head
Asanas and Exercises to Strengthen Neck Muscles