Breathe out whenever you bend downwards and inhale while raising up. Regular breathing in the final position.
Health benefits of Sarvanga asana.
Sarvangasana means an asana with all body. This asana helps our entire organs work efficiently. This a primary asana after standing on the head.
The main health benefits of savanna asana are to get the thyroid gland working at peak efficiency. The thyroid gland plays a crucial role. In your ideal weight and youthful appearance.
The shoulder stand regulates sex glands, vitalizes the nerves, purifies the blood and promote blood circulation, it strengthens the lower organs and helps to prevent any displacement. It strengthens shoulder muscles.
Sarvanga asana is very much beneficial to balance poor blood circulation, constipation, indigestion, asthma, and reduced virility.
This pose is very much useful for women after delivery, painful menstruation, and other female disorders.
How to do :
- Lie down flat on the back.
- Lift both the legs until the trunk.
- Hips and legs are in a vertical position.
- The fore arms should be moved up holding the back with the palms of the hand.
5,Supporting the body and keeping it steady so that the chin will be pressed firmly against the throat which has a squeezing action on the thyroid gland .
6.The whole weight of the body will be resting on the shoulders. Inhale deeply.
Duration: It may be performed a few seconds to three minutes. sarvanga asana or shoulder stand pose should done only once a day.
Benefits: Sarvanga asana or shoulder stand pose improves the secretions of the thyroid, this results to toning the whole body and nourishing the blood and nervous system.
It improves vitality and is most beneficial in the treatment of dyspepsia, constipation, gastrtointestinal disorders and varicose veins. It is believed to cure even leprosy when practiced regularly in conjunction with a special diet. It awakens the mystic Kundalini. This is regarded next only to king of all asanas-shirsha asana.