Salamba Sarvangasana

SALAMBA-SARVANGASANA

Beneļ¬ts:

  1. Alleviates hypertension.
  2. Calms the nervous system.
  3. Improves the function of the thyroid and parathyroid glands.
  4. Alleviates asthma, bronchitis, and throat ailments.
  5. Supports the immune system.
  6. Reduces menstrual cramps and helps to regulate menstrual flow.

Primary Principles:

  1. Foundation: Shoulder loop engages which causes the humerus bones to pull back and the chest to lift. That force from the upper body permits the lower body to shoot up.
  2. Primary Movement: Flexion in elbows. Extension in the shoulders, and lower body.
  3. Breath: Inhale to lift into the pose. Exhale to release from the pose.

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