Headstand Pose

sirsasana headstand pose

In Sirsasana, ‘Sirsa’ means ‘the head’. It is also called Headstand pose which is one of the most important yoga poses. The practice of this yoga pose helps in developing immunity. In this yoga pose the body is completely inverted, and held upright supported by the forearms, while the crown of the head rests lightly on the floor. Sirsasana is nicknamed “king” of all the asanas.

Headstand Pose is considered a base pose as headstand pose variations can be derived from this pose.Headstand Pose helps boost energy in the body and hence can be included in flow yoga sequences.

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Iana Varshavska
Iana Varshavska
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In love with yoga and everything that goes along with it. Iana has been actively practicing yoga for 5 years. In addition to practice, she studies various aspects of yoga philosophy, yoga anatomy, biomechanics, and holodynamics.