Category Archives: Head Postures

Urdhva Samyukta Padmasana

Urdhva Samyukta Padmasana is a very useful asana. Proficiency is accomplished after some vigorous efforts. There are two techniques for the performance of this asana. Both the techniques are explained below. Technique 1 : First attain Shirshasana. Then fold the legs double at the knees so that the legs are perpendicular to the torso. The… Read More »

Urdhva Padmasana

Urdhva Padmasana, Padmasana is done with the headstand (Sheershasana). There are two techniques for the performance of this asana. Technique 1 : First attain the posture of Sheershasana. Slowly bend the right leg and place it on the left thigh. Then place the left leg on the right thigh. Do this exercise slowly and very… Read More »

Shershasana

‘Sheersha’ means a head. This asana is the head-stand pose. This asana is called the king of asanas. It is also known as ‘Kapaliasana’, ‘Vrukshasana’ and ‘Viparitakarani’. Four stages  (preparation) have been given below for the better guidance to an aspirant to practise this asana with ease. Technique : The first stage : Spread a… Read More »