VIPARITA KARANI ASANA
This restorative mild inversion is thought to bring benefits to both mind and body along with anti-aging effects. With the help of bolsters or blankets you can create support the lower back and pelvis, giving you a comfortable position where you can relax for quite a while.
A few of the many benefits:
- Helps low blood pressure and the blood circulation
- Balances the nervous system
- Strengthens the neck muscles
- Restore tires feet and legs
- Helps to reduce symptoms of depression
-Relief from headaches and insomnia
Some of the cautions:
- People with high blood pressure
- Heart conditions
- Weak spine
- Problems with the pituitary or thyriod glands
In the next teaching we'll speak about the Viparita Karani Mudra which is said to reveal the secret for youth...