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Sarvangasan or Shoulder Stand Pose - Steps and Benefits

Sarvangasan (Shoulder Stand Pose) gives a good effect to thyroid glands functioning, which ultimately helps improving in functioning of whole body as Thyroid is called king of all glands. We are going to learn Steps and Benefits of Sarvangasan .

Sarvangasan or Shoulder Stand Pose - Steps and Benefits
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Steps of Sarvangasan (Shoulder Stand Pose) -

Lie down on the back for few seconds to get relax. Keep your legs closer to each other.
Now, lift your legs in upward direction perpendicular to the floor.
Once settled in this position, try to lift your waist using your hands. But take care that your legs will not go in the direction of your head like in the Halasan.
Keep your legs straight and keep your toes in upward direction.
Keep your eyes on the toes and keep your mouth shut.
Confirm that your body weight should be on your shoulder and neck.

This is the exact position of Sarvangasan (Shoulder Stand Pose).

Precautions to take before doing Sarvangasan (Shoulder Stand Pose)

Consult with the doctor before starting to do this asana (pose). People with weak health should be very careful while doing this asana.
This asana can be done in the morning or evening, but only with an empty stomach or after 3-4 hours after having food.
Don't press yourself to get position if not feeling comfortable. Do it only till you feel comfortable.
keep breathing normal. But, inhale slowly while lifting your legs and exhale slowly while releasing position.
Beginner can do it for 5-10 seconds and can increase time by 2-5 seconds per week. After few days of practice, can do it from 3 - 5 minutes.
This asana can be done before or after Shirshasan.

Benefits of Sarvangasan (Shoulder Stand Pose)

This is very beneficial for health of Thyroid glands. This asana (pose) produces a good pressure on thyroid to improve its functioning in proper way. Considering law of gravity, it provide a fresh blood to thyroid glands to make it healthy.
It produces a good pressure on backbone which increases a strength of backbone and neck.
Considering a law of gravity, it returns the used blood back to heart which is beneficial for improvement in blood circulation and functioning of heart.
it increases the strength of arms as whole body weight in this asana (pose) is on the arms.

In the above article, we have  learnt Steps and Benefits of Sarvangasan . This is a real secret of good health that do keep practising it daily and it will give you better result as a good health.

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