Legs Up The Wall Pose (Viparita Karani) – Learn This Asana In 3 Easy Steps | Yoga With Nutan

LEGS UP THE WALL POSE

Sanskrit NameViparita Karani

Sanskrit Name Meaning – Viparita – Inverted, Karani - Doing

Type of Asana – Inverted Yoga Pose

Target Areas – Full Body


WHAT IS LEGS UP THE WALL POSE (VIPARITA KARANI)?

Legs Up The Wall Pose (Viparita Karani) is an inverted yoga pose that strengthens your whole body. It improves circulation and alleviates feelings of stress and anxiety.


DO NOT PRACTICE LEGS UP THE WALL POSE (VIPARITA KARANI) IF:

  1. You have an abdominal, arm or leg injury

  2. You’ve recently had surgery

BENEFITS OF LEGS UP THE WALL POSE (VIPARITA KARANI)

  1. Improves circulation

  2. Strengthens your core, arms and leg muscles

  3. Increases concentration and relieves anxiety, insomnia and headaches

HOW TO PRACTICE LEGS UP THE WALL POSE (VIPARITA KARANI) IN 3 EASY STEPS

  1. Start by laying on your back and stretching your legs up against a wall (you can also do this without a wall and lift your legs up into the air).

  2. Lay your arms comfortably by your side with your palms facing upwards. Settle into the pose and breathe deeply.

  3. Practice this asana for as long as you feel comfortable and then roll onto your side and push yourself back up into a seated position to exit the pose.

LEGS UP THE WALL POSE (VIPARITA KARANI) VARIATION – USE A STRAP

Place a strap around your thighs so that you can relax into the pose fully.


PREPARATORY POSES


Reclining Bound Angle Pose - Supta Baddha Konasana


Standing Forward Bend - Uttanasana


FOLLOW UP POSES


Easy Pose - Sukhasana


Corpse Pose - Savanasana

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