This is a strenuous posture. Only people in good, sound health should attempt it.
- Lie flat on the back
- Bend your knees and bring the heel as close to the hips as possible. (Knee and the feet should be slightly separated)
- Place the palms on either side of the head.
- Inhale, push down on the hands and the feet and raise the trunk placing the crown of your head on the floor.
- Cross your arms on the chest. Balance on the head and the feet. This is the final position, hold this for a few seconds breathing normally.
- To come out of the posture, place your palms on the side of the head and slowly lower down your body with an exhale.
- Strengthens the neck, back and thighs.
- Improves the sense of balance.
- Neck conditions such as spondylitis, or any neck injury.
- Arthritis, slipped disc, high blood pressure, coronary diseases, high myopia, serious eye problems, prolapse, hernia.