Salmba Sirshasana (Supported Headstand)

By YogaSalmba Sirshasana, Salmba Sirshasana (Supported Headstand), Supported Headstand

In Sanskrit “Salamba” means “Supported”, “Asana” means “Posture”.  The English name of this asana is “Supported 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: Assume marjari-asana. Place the crown of the head on the blanket between the hands. Move the hands back towards each side of the knees and adjust the position so that the hands form the corners of an equilateral triangle with the head. The forearms should be vertical and the elbows bent. Lift the knees from the floor straightening the legs, and raising the buttocks. Walk the feet forward until the thighs are near the chest and the […]

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