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VIBARITA KARANIASANA

(HALF SHOULDER POSE)

Before you start with any asana or breathing exercise, it is always advised to start with a warm-up yoga.  

Vibaritha Karani ( also known as the Half Shoulder Stand Pose) is one among the other liedown poses.

Benefits:

  • It gives you relaxation and relieves stress with the regular practice of this asana.

  • It increases blood circulation to head parts so that brain cell gets energized enormously.

  • The pose is good for leg, feet and varicose vein disorders.

  • It tones your shoulders, arm, neck, lower back as well as hamstrings.

How to do?

  • Lie down on the floor, keep your hands near the thigh. Breath-in lift your legs upright and support your back by your arms by keeping the upper arm firmly on the ground.

  • Don't lock the chin with your chest. Allow your legs to stand straight (90 deg) angle to the ground. 

  • Feel the body weight on to the hands and continue breath-in & out. 

  • If you are comfortable you can stand in this position for 10 minutes or even more than 10 minutes.

  • Slowly breath-out and lower the legs and relax on the floor.

Limitation:

  • People with neck, shoulder and elbow injury/issues, do not attempt to do excessively. This may increase the pain.

 

I will be narrating the steps to follow. Please watch the video and keep up.

Comments are highly appreciated. Don’t hesitate to ask any questions.

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Here is the video!