Supta Vajrasana (Sleeping Thunderbolt Pose)

By Yoga AsanaSupta Vajrasana (Sleeping Thunderbolt Pose), yoga, yoga asana

In Sanskrit “Supta” means “Lying down” or “Reclining”, and “Vajra” means “Iron and steel” Asana’s meaning is pose.  In English commonly called as “Sleeping thunderbolt pose”, a variation of this is “Supta Virasana” a “Reclining Hero Pose”.   Position : Supine Type : Reclining Spiritual Awareness : Mooldhara, Manipura, Vishuddhi Chakras Physical Awareness : Thighs, groins, knees, ankles, abdomen, shoulder. Dosha Suitability : Pita Introducery Asanas : Baddha Konasana, Balasana, Bhujangasana   Procedure: Sit in Vajrasana with your arms behind your back. Hands on the floor fingers towards your buttock. With an exhalation, slowly back bend, leaning into your hands, then onto your left forearm and elbow and then your right elbow and forearm. Place your hands on your lower back release your lower back towards the ground bringing the top […]

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