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Headstand Pose

Type: Yoga
Sanskrit: Salamba Sirsasana
Level :  Equipment : No
Balance
Core
Shoulders

Headstand Pose Steps:

Step 1:
Start in Mountain Pose (Tadasana) with feet 3 to 4 feet apart.

Step 2:
Inhale to circle the arms overhead.

Step 3:
Exhale to bend forward at the hip and release the head, shoulders and hands to the ground.

Step 4:
Widen the legs so that you can place the hands on the ground shoulder distance apart and then lower the top of the head comfortably in between the hands.

Step 5:
Inhale to prepare.

Step 6:
Exhale to stabilize the head, shoulders and hands and then raise the legs off the ground and point the toes towards the ceiling.

Step 7:
Hold the posture for 5 to 10 breaths and then return to starting position.

Top Tip:

- Calms the brain and helps relieve stress
- Stimulates the pituitary and pineal glands
- Strengthens the arms, legs, and spine
- Tones the abdominal organs
- Improves digestion
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