Urdhwa Padmasana (Lotus Headstand Pose)

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In Sanskrit “Oordhwa” means “Upward/ Erect”, “Padma” means “Lotus”,“Asana” means “Posture”.  The English name of this asana is “Lotus Headstand”.   Position : Supine Type : Balancing Spiritual Awareness : Sahasrar chakra Physical Awareness : On maintaining balance of the body Dosha Suitability : Kapha Introducery Asanas : Sarvangasana, Adho Mukha Svanasana, Uttanasana, Virasana     Procedure: Perform Sirshasana. When balance has been established, slowly bend the right leg and keep it on the left thigh and then the left leg on the right thigh. Breathe slowly through the nose and never by the mouth. Remain in the posture from 5 to 10 minutes in the beginning and gradually increase the time. Remain in the final pose for as long as is comforatable. Straighten the legs and balance again in […]

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