Pindasana in Sirshasana – Pinda means an embryo. From Padmasana in the head stand, the hips are flexed and the legs are lowered to touch the armpits.

Pindasana in Sirshasana

Technique

  1. Do Padmasana in Sirshasana as described above. Exhale, flex the hips and take two breaths. Again with an exhalation lower the legs till they touch the arms near the armpits.
  2. Stay in this position from 20 to 30 seconds with normal breathing. Inhale, go back to Urdhva Padmasana, uncross the legs and stay in Sirshasana for some time. Then cross the legs the other way and repeat the pose.
  3. Relax the crossed legs one by one, stretch them back to Sirshasana and then lower them gradually and straight to the floor with an exhalation.

Effects of Pindasana in Sirshasana

Pindasana in Sirshasana has the same effects as the earlier one. Further the abdominal organs are toned by contraction and an additional supply of blood.

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